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Healthcare Administration: Bachelor’s Degree

Gain the knowledge you need to successfully manage cost-effective, quality healthcare delivery in the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program (designed for adults with previous college credit aiming to complete their degree). This major addresses the perspective of the patient, provider, payer, and population. Through this lens you’ll assess the real-world impact of health policy, learn to leverage the latest advances in healthcare technology, and develop the organizational leadership and management skills needed to deliver high-quality care.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 17

Course Length
10 Weeks

Bachelor's Degree
$781 (per credit)

Format
Hybrid or Online

Admission
Transferable Credit

Duration
Varies

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Skills You’ll Learn

Evaluate practical policy approaches to complex problems in the health industry

 

Employ management principles within today’s healthcare setting

 

Analyze economic and health data to inform strategic decisions

 

What is a Bachelor's Completion Program?

bachelor's completion program is designed for adults who have started, but not yet finished, an undergraduate degree. Students can transfer up to three years of previous college credit directly toward a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver through this program ideal for those seeking flexibility in completing their degree.

Curriculum

11

Core Courses

11

Major Courses

Varies

Elective Courses

Core Courses

Learn the scope of activity, historical development, and future direction of the industry. These courses provide a foundation that you'll draw on throughout your concentration and elective courses. The capstone serves as the culminating academic experience in which you'll explore a problem of practice in your field of study.

CA 2050 Effective Communication
CA 2100 Creativity and Innovation
LOS 2050 Organizational Behavior
LOS 2100 Leadership
PPSS 2050 Ethical Decision Making
PPSS 2100 Concepts of the Public Good
ST 2050 Scientific & Critical Thinking
ST 2100 The Digital Age
GS 2050 21st Century Global Issues
GS 2100 The Past as Prologue
BACP 2050 Writing Workshop
Major Courses

Dig deep into a subject area and gain the skills needed to thrive in your chosen field with major courses.

HC 3000 Healthcare Systems
HC 3050 Healthcare Policy
HC 3100 Economics of Healthcare
HC 3150 Healthcare in the Digital Age
HC 3250
Healthcare Administration
HC 3300
Quality Management in Healthcare
HC 3950
Experiential Learning in Healthcare Administration
HC 3980
Healthcare Internship
BACP 3400
Civic Engagement
LOS 3050 Financial Management
LOS 3300 Project Management
Elective Courses

Electives vary based on the amount of credits transferred. Your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

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Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Healthcare Adminstration

Opportunities for healthcare managers and administrators is projected to grow by 20% through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, 25% of all new jobs created will be related to healthcare.

As the baby-boomer population ages, the need for healthcare services including nursing care will rise, and administrators who will oversee medical information and healthcare staff will be in demand.

With the rising use of electronic health records, managers with knowledge of health information technology will have the best prospects.

Increase your earning potential with a bachelor’s degree! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with a bachelor’s degree will out-earn high school graduates by at least $25,000 annually.

 

 


 
Job Titles

Administrative Director

Business Administrator

Proactive Office Manager

Health Policy Analyst

Medical and Health Service Manager

 

 

 

 

Healthcare Administrator Salary: National Average

$68,612

(Glassdoor)

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Bachelor of Arts Completion Program

“What I really enjoyed about the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program was the support that I received on campus and outside of campus from the advisors.” —Ryan Baller, graduate.

Flexible Online Classes

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We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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Combined Degrees

Accelerate your education by combining bachelor's completion with earning a master's degree.

 

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Accreditation

 


Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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