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Healthcare Administration Degree Program

As the healthcare industry changes and evolves, there is a need to find passionate, seasoned and skilled professionals with an in-depth knowledge of healthcare's particular needs and challenges to lead the way forward. That's why we've created a bachelor's in Healthcare Administration degree program, with specializations in Healthcare Informatics and Healthcare Management, taught by professors who are practitioners in their field and can provide you with the insight you need to become successful in the field of your choice.

By earning a Healthcare Administration degree, you can graduate with a knowledge of healthcare policy and the technological landscape, as well as business skills that can be applied in the complex health services sector. This combination of skills, along with a familiarity with the terminology and structure of our current healthcare system, provides a strong foundation for a healthcare administration career.

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

Graduation Requirements: 8 full-time semesters, 126 credit hours

Flexible Study: Take your classes at a DeVry campus location, through a mix of online and on campus classes, or via our online degree programs. Each term you can choose the mix of classes that helps you balance personal priorities and keeps you moving toward your goals. Please note that program and course availability varies by location.

Learn more about the advantages of studying the Healthcare Administration degree program at DeVry University. Request more information.

Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration

Career Coursework

 

Our Healthcare Administration degree program may include these career-focused courses:

  • Introduction to Health Services Management – Examine key trends and influences on healthcare services and professions to gain an overarching view of how the unique characteristics of the U.S. healthcare system interrelate.
  • Health Rights and Responsibilities – Explore the legal and ethical issues of healthcare services, including legal relationships, professional liability and payer/patient issues.
  • Health Services Information Systems – Learn about the application of technology to developing and maintaining health services information systems, including hardware and software options for managing patient records, insurance and billing data.
  • Health Services Finance – Gain an understanding of the complexities of healthcare financing in the U.S. through examining multiple payment sources, reimbursement systems, the challenges of financial planning in healthcare and cost trends in the healthcare sector.
  • Healthcare Policy – Learn about the political, social and economic influences on public healthcare policy in the U.S.
  • Managed Care and Health Insurance – Survey the development of health insurance products and managed care approaches to the financing and delivery of healthcare services.

To learn more about required and elective courses for the bachelor's in Healthcare Administration degree program, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.
 

Related Programs

Also consider the following degree programs and specializations if you're interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry.

In our College of Business & Management

In our College of Engineering & Information Sciences

In our Keller Graduate School of Management

Graduate Success

From career-focused programs to our results-driven career services team, our focus is on preparing you for your chosen career. The proof is in the numbers. In 2013, 66% of DeVry University Healthcare Administration graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduation at an average salary of $50,000.*

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* Figure based on 2013 graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.