Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

The online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program is a four-year degree, exposing students to both business courses specific to the healthcare industry, in addition to, natural science courses.

There are several unique elements to this curriculum:

  • The courses are scaffolding, each building on one another.
  • Extensive technology is utilized throughout the natural science courses.
  • An overall arching grading philosophy is established and followed within the core classes.
  • Students can choose from 24 elective hours focusing in on either acute care, long-term care, mental health, or public health.

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration will possess the foundational knowledge to work within a variety of non-clinical capacities in the health care profession.  This knowledge can act as a springboard to clinical positions with the inclusion of additional training and education, in addition to the achievement of a non-clinical graduate degree and/or certifications recognized within the industry.

All Tiffin University faculty members teaching within the program have extensive experience working in the healthcare industry, possess related educational experience, or have a combination of both experience and education.

Did you know?

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry overall will generate more new jobs through 2020 than any other industry.
  • Ten of twenty of the fastest growing jobs are in healthcare, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Potential Career Opportunities in Healthcare Administration:

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Director of Business Development
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Director of Patient Safety
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Case Manager
  • Healthcare Marketing Director
  • Project Consultant

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Curriculum:

All Tiffin University students in the Online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program fulfill their academic requirements for graduation by completing courses in the following areas.

  • Knowledge Skills (16 credit hours)
  • General Education Core (34 credit hours)
  • Healthcare Administration Major (50 credit hours)
  • Open Electives or Optional Minor (24 credit hours)
  • Total Semester Hours for the Degree (124 credit hours)

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Online classes are all offered in seven (7) week terms starting in January, March, May, July, August, and October.

  • Accreditations: Higher Learning Commission