Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Healthcare Administration
Upon graduation, students may either seek entry-level employment or enroll in a graduate degree program. Baccalaureate-level graduates may find employment in outpatient centers, hospitals, medical laboratories, adult care facilities, and home health programs.
- Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
- Program Length: Four years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Master’s / Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 22% (2010-2020)*
Curriculum for baccalaureate-level healthcare administration degree programs may integrate general education requirements, core healthcare administration classes, and electives in the student’s chosen specialty. These online classes may teach students how to implement human resources strategies in a healthcare setting, utilize effective communication strategies, and strategically plan and manage health information systems. Core online healthcare administration courses may include the following:
- Human Resources for Healthcare Organizations
- Healthcare Administration
- Introduction to Public Health
- Finance for Healthcare
- Information Technology Systems
- Research Methods for Health Sciences
Baccalaureate-level graduates may gain employment in hospitals, physician’s offices, nursing care facilities, home health care centers, and outpatient care centers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services management employment opportunities are projected to increase by 22% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Care Coordinator
- Account Manager
- Practice Administrator
- Billing Administrator
- Case Manager
Students who successfully complete a baccalaureate degree may decide to advance their studies by enrolling in a graduate degree program in the same or related field. A graduate degree in healthcare administration may provide students with enhanced leadership and business skills required for executive positions. Employers may prefer students to have a bachelor’s degree at minimum to pursue entry to upper-level employment opportunities in healthcare administration.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*
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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.
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