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Overview
Courses
Careers & Outcomes
Eligibility
Accreditation
Overview

Approx. program length:

4 years

Credits:

120

Tution fee:

CHF398


Tuition Guarantee

Format:

Online & Campus

Help the business of healthcare hum

If you’re a current or aspiring healthcare professional interested in the business side of healthcare, our Bachelor of Science in Health Administration may be for you. Our core curriculum delivers foundational knowledge in business communications, finance, regulations, technology and ethics. Curriculum also aligns with leading industry and academic associations — ensuring you’re getting current content in an industry that’s ever-changing.

Once your core courses are complete, you’ll focus on your healthcare interests by selecting an elective track in Health Administration, Lifespan Management, Retail Health Management or Health Information Systems.*

* The Health Information Systems elective track prepares you to sit for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) exam.

In the BS in Health Administration program, you’ll learn to:

  • Apply management and leadership skills relevant to the changing healthcare industry
  • Evaluate risk and quality management practices to help improve patient outcomes
  • Address challenges and opportunities faced by health service administrators
  • Communicate effectively across diverse healthcare environments
  • Leverage data and technology to improve overall healthcare system performance

You can complete your degree in about four years, and you’ll take just one 5-week course at a time so you can balance work and life on the path to your degree.

HIMSS Approved Education Partner

Our BSHA meets the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) rigorous standards for quality health IT or healthcare education and has been named an Approved Education Partner (AEP). This allows us to offer HIMSS-approved review courses and education programs that prepare you for advanced knowledge in health IT or healthcare.

We’ve also joined the HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate (AOA) program, which means we can offer our eligible students a complimentary HIMSS individual membership. The membership connects students with networking opportunities, career services, professional development opportunities and more.

Courses

Approx. program length:

5 weeks

Credits:

120

Max. number of transfer credits:

90

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 120 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements

Curriculum alignment

Our curriculum aligns with leading industry and academic organizations, such as the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). Our BSHA also meets the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) rigorous standards for quality health IT or healthcare education by being an Approved Education Partner.

How does this benefit you? Industry alignments and high-quality standards offer you peace of mind that your curriculum reflects the latest trends and best practices in today’s ever-changing healthcare climate.

Elective tracks

BSHA students choose from four elective tracks to meet program requirements. These include:

Health Administration — This track lays a strong foundation in healthcare management, including legal, ethical, quality and human resources issues.
Health Information Systems — Course content prepares students to sit for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) exam after completion of program coursework. You’ll study database concepts, information networking and the project management of health information systems.
Lifespan Management — The populations that need long-term care are diverse and include children or adults with chronic disease, disabled veterans and those with long-term disabilities. Develop the knowledge and skills to manage programs, market services and maintain regulatory compliance in long-term care.
Retail Health Management — This unique track addresses the transition of healthcare from strictly hospital settings to community-based settings. You’ll learn the administrative, reimbursement and regulatory nuances of retail health management.

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or apply to have relevant experience evaluated for potential college credit. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Core courses

Fundamentals Of Electronic Health Records hcis140
3 Credits | 5 weeks course

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of electronic health records (EHR) in today’s healthcare environment. An overview of information systems, functions, workflows, health information accessibility, and healthcare transactions and billing are introduced to prepare students for work with electronic health records. The introduction of EHR software will also be explored.

Medical Terminology For Health Care Professionals hcs120
3 Credits | 5 weeks course

This course offers students engagement and interaction with the dynamic language of health care. Through comprehensive discussions and activities, students will have the opportunity to be immersed in the words used in health care.

Business Communication Skills For Health Care Professionals hcs131
3 Credits | 5 weeks course

This course offers students the foundational knowledge and skills to communicate in a variety of workplace settings. Students will focus on business writing correspondence, communication technologies, and effective communication strategies for the health care industry.

Careers & Outcomes

Approx. program length:

20% years

Job opportunities

If you’re a current or aspiring healthcare professional interested in the business side of healthcare, our Bachelor of Science in Health Administration may be for you. Our core curriculum delivers foundational knowledge in business communications, finance, regulations, technology and ethics. Curriculum also aligns with leading industry and academic associations — ensuring you’re getting current content in an industry that’s ever-changing.

Once your core courses are complete, you’ll focus on your healthcare interests by selecting an elective track in Health Administration, Lifespan Management, Retail Health Management or Health Information Systems.*

* The Health Information Systems elective track prepares you to sit for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) exam.

In the BS in Health Administration program, you’ll learn to:

  • Apply management and leadership skills relevant to the changing healthcare industry
  • Evaluate risk and quality management practices to help improve patient outcomes
  • Address challenges and opportunities faced by health service administrators
  • Communicate effectively across diverse healthcare environments
  • Leverage data and technology to improve overall healthcare system performance

You can complete your degree in about four years, and you’ll take just one 5-week course at a time so you can balance work and life on the path to your degree.

Networking opportunities

Our BSHA meets the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) rigorous standards for quality health IT or healthcare education and has been named an Approved Education Partner (AEP). This allows us to offer HIMSS-approved review courses and education programs that prepare you for advanced knowledge in health IT or healthcare.

Learning outcomes

We’ve also joined the HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate (AOA) program, which means we can offer our eligible students a complimentary HIMSS individual membership. The membership connects students with networking opportunities, career services, professional development opportunities and more.

Eligibility

Job opportunities

If you’re a current or aspiring healthcare professional interested in the business side of healthcare, our Bachelor of Science in Health Administration may be for you. Our core curriculum delivers foundational knowledge in business communications, finance, regulations, technology and ethics. Curriculum also aligns with leading industry and academic associations — ensuring you’re getting current content in an industry that’s ever-changing.

Once your core courses are complete, you’ll focus on your healthcare interests by selecting an elective track in Health Administration, Lifespan Management, Retail Health Management or Health Information Systems.*

* The Health Information Systems elective track prepares you to sit for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) exam.

In the BS in Health Administration program, you’ll learn to:

  • Apply management and leadership skills relevant to the changing healthcare industry
  • Evaluate risk and quality management practices to help improve patient outcomes
  • Address challenges and opportunities faced by health service administrators
  • Communicate effectively across diverse healthcare environments
  • Leverage data and technology to improve overall healthcare system performance

You can complete your degree in about four years, and you’ll take just one 5-week course at a time so you can balance work and life on the path to your degree.

Accreditation
  • INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION (ISO) 9001:2015 CERTIFIED

    James Lind Institute (JLI) is fully accredited by the AMERICAN BOARD OF ACCREDITATION SERVICES (ABAS) as per ISO 9001:2015 standards for providing Training & Education Programs related to clinical research, pharmacovigilance, medical writing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and allied sectors.

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  • REGISTERED WITH &FULL MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATIONS

    IFTDO was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1972 in order to develop and maintain a worldwide network committed to the identification, development and transfer of knowledge, skills and technology to enhance personal growth, human performance, productivity and sustainable development. IFTDO currently represents more than 500,000 professionals in over 30 countries. Membership no.: AM 665 James Lind Institute's membership can be verified here: Verify Now

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Bachelor of Science in Health Administration program, you can:
Specialize your focus

Target your healthcare interests through elective tracks in Health Administration, Lifespan Management, Health Information Systems or Retail Health Management.

Learn your way

Earn your Bachelor of Science in Health Administration online or on campus, one 5-week course at a time.

Have confidence in your courses

Our curriculum aligns with leading industry and academic associations — meaning we make real-time adjustments based on input from experts.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And by taking one course at a time toward a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration degree, you’ve got the way.

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