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 the healthcare administration career field.
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All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.
Our Healthcare Administration degree program may include these courses:
Introduction to Health Services Management
Health Rights and Responsibilities
Health Services Information Systems
Health Services Finance
Managed Care and Health Insurance
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.
Explore the legal and ethical issues of healthcare services, including legal relationships, professional liability and payer/patient issues.
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.
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.
Learn about the political, social and economic influences on public healthcare policy in the U.S.
Survey the development of health insurance products and managed care approaches to the financing and delivery of healthcare services.
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