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Healthcare Administration (BA) For Adult Students

Healthcare Administration (BA)
For Adult Students
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Build a valuable, varied skill set in healthcare

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Healthcare Administration is designed for working adults seeking to advance their healthcare career, or want to pursue a career in healthcare.

As you work toward your degree, you’ll develop your professional portfolio with further study in healthcare, business administration and management. Courses you’ll take in this program emphasize immediate practical application of academic knowledge and acquiring skills in the healthcare workplace.

Our professors are leaders in their fields, and are committed to teaching and mentoring adult students. With our dedicated adult student advisors, you’ll have the road map and resources you’ll need to succeed — while you’re completing your degree and after graduation.



  • The Business of U.S. Healthcare in a Changing Environment
  • Community Health Assessment
  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Policy in the U.S.
  • Introduction to Health Science
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Management Information Systems

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Clinical administrator
  • Health insurance specialist
  • Hospital administrator
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Practice manager
  • Social and community service manager
  • Social welfare administrator

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