Healthcare administration professionals make decisions every day that help improve the lives of their patients. They're responsible for planning, directing and coordinating health services and working closely with medical staff to positively impact patient care. Not only is working in healthcare rewarding, but it's one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the country.
Become a leader in healthcare by earning a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree online at Southern New Hampshire University. Developed to align with the curriculum principles established by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), this online BS program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to develop your career in leading healthcare organizations such as hospitals, physician offices, care facilities and other healthcare organizations.
Coursework in the bachelor’s in healthcare administration degree online focuses on healthcare as it relates to business, technology, quality management, ethics and policy. Throughout your studies, you'll gain the interpersonal, communication and critical-thinking skills to be successful in the field.
In the BS in Healthcare Administration, you'll learn how to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your healthcare administration degree online at SNHU include:
The demand is high for educated and experienced healthcare administration professionals. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 20% through 2026.* Although salaries can vary by region and responsibility, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that professionals in these occupations earned an average annual salary of $96,540 in May 2016.*
As a graduate of SNHU's BS in Healthcare Administration program, you'll have the knowledge required to step into diverse professional or supervisory roles, including community health manager, health policy analyst, health promotion specialist, health services manager and medical services administrator.
Health administration professionals work in a variety of settings, including:
The healthcare administration degree online curriculum focuses on healthcare as it relates to business, technology, quality management, ethics and policy. Courses are taught by instructors with years of professional experience in the healthcare administration field.
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 bachelor's 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.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.