Healthcare is on the rise. As retirees leave the field - and an aging patient population grows at record numbers - there's a greater need for up-and-coming healthcare leaders who can help improve patient care and practice for future generations.
Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration program is perfect for those seeking a rewarding, competitive career. A healthcare administration major will discover how to promote organizational cultures, establish strategic visions, interpret and analyze data, and embrace change for continuous healthcare quality improvement.
Degree in Three: Save time and tuition through our innovative Degree in Three program. Earn your bachelor's degree in 3 years - with no weekend, summer or evening courses required - and gain real world experience that employers want to see. You'll also have the option of using your fourth year to pursue a master's or MBA.
A healthcare administration major explores healthcare-specific topics from a core business perspective. Early career professionals who pursue this degree may gain the support, skills and knowledge they need to break into their desired field.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in business administration include:
This healthcare administration program combines traditional coursework with real-world experiences. Students will have access to internships and a career development team that can connect them with hands-on opportunities to apply key competencies in the workplace.
Graduates will be prepared to enter a field that is likely to grow in the coming years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual salary for medical and health services managers in May 2016 was $96,540.* It also predicts that employment opportunities within the industry are set to soar 20% through 2026.*
The healthcare administration program will introduce students to various areas of operations management in the context of healthcare. Coursework includes healthcare delivery systems, reimbursement, ethics, quality management, and research and evaluation methods.
SNHU's bachelor's in healthcare administration program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.