Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

 

Changes in the healthcare industry resulting from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which emphasizes quality, affordability, cost control, enhanced efficiencies, and wellness, in addition to, improved economic conditions and the aging population projects a significant amount of industry growth.  The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration at Tiffin University aims to prepare learners effectively to manage and lead within a variety of healthcare organizations such as physician practices, clinics, hospitals, community health centers, long-term care facilities, mental health organizations, public health agencies, pharmaceutical and medical device businesses, and health insurance companies.  Students will gain a solid business and science foundation throughout the four-year degree, providing them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities seamlessly to transition into the industry in a non-clinical administration or management role.  Possible positions upon graduation include healthcare administration, management, and supervision, as well as, supportive roles to clinical staff.  The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration can also act as a springboard for clinical training, a non-clinical masterís degree program, or towards the achievement of certifications recognized within the industry.  The learning outcomes established in each of the courses required for degree completion prepares each student with the education needed to make a significant, positive impact within the healthcare industry and society.

Main Areas within the Discipline:

  • BIO101 Contemporary Biological Problems
  • BIO101L Contemporary Biological Problems Lab
  • CHM131 General Chemistry I
  • CHM131L General Chemistry I Lab
  • MGT140 Survey of Healthcare Organizations
  • MGT151 Medical Terminology
  • ACC201 Survey of Accounting
  • ECO222 Principles of Microeconomics
  • MGT301 Organizational Behavior
  • HCA301 Healthcare Finance
  • HCA312 Healthcare Informatics
  • HCA318 Human Resource for the Healthcare Managers
  • HCA355 Healthcare Marketing
  • HCA362 Research and Analysis for Healthcare
  • HCA427 Healthcare Operations
  • HCA403 Healthcare Law
  • HCA470 Internship or
  • HCA496 Healthcare Administration Research Project

Career Opportunities:

  • Clinics
  • Community Health Centers
  • Health Insurance Companies
  • Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Mental Health Organizations
  • Physician Offices
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Businesses