The current job market for Healthcare Administrators is increasing at a rapid pace. An aging population, new technological advances and new healthcare regulations have pushed the need for well educated healthcare managers across the world to an all time high. It is expected that this growth will continue in the future as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the healthcare administration field is projected to increase 22% by 2020!
The Healthcare Administration major at BYU-Idaho is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the administration and management of smaller healthcare facilities. This degree is also a solid foundation for those seeking to pursue a graduate program in Healthcare Administration or Business Management.
STUDENTS WITH THIS DEGREE ARE SUITED FOR CAREERS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
- Public Health Management
- Health Insurance Organizations
- Doctor's Offices
- Urgent Care Centers
- Healthcare Associations
- Long Term Care Facilities
- Rehabilitation Centers
- Physician Practices
- Clinics Consulting Firms
To understand more about this program contact our online advising team at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|TAKE THE INTRODUCTORY MODULE:|
|BIO 230||Human Biology||4|
|HS 280||Medical Terminology||2|
|HS 285||Hospital and Health Administration||3|
|MA 106||Medical Law and Ethics||2|
|ECON 150||Economic Principles and Problems-Micro||3|
|HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION CORE:|
|B 320||Advanced Writing in Professional Contexts||3|
|CIT 380||Project Management||3|
|ECON 365||Health Economics||3|
|HS 345||Healthcare Strategy||3|
|HS 375||Managing Healthcare Provider Organizations||3|
|HS 378||Healthcare Strategy||3|
|HS 391||Research Methods and Program Evaluation||2|
|HS 425||Manage Technology in Health Care Provider Organizations||3|
|HS 465||Healthcare Insurance Industry||3|
|B 211||Business Fundamentals||3|
|B 301||Financial Management||3|
|B 361||Production and Operations Management||3|
|B 370||Human Resource Management||3|
|TAKE 1 COURSE:|
|ACCTG 180||Survey of Accounting||3|
|ACCTG 201||Financial Accounting||3|
|TAKE THIS COURSE:|
The BS in Healthcare Administration degree can be taken entirely online. Students must complete the 40 credits of required Foundations courses and 62 credits of major courses (listed below) plus 18 elective credits for a total of 120 credits. Review the course list below or check the University Catalog for specific degree requirements. Check course availability and offerings or contact us today at (208) 496-1800.
Disclaimer : The Healthcare Administration major is designed based upon the United States healthcare system. This degree is not recommended for international students.
Our online degree program allows students the flexibility to finish their degree while balancing a busy life, so the time it takes to complete it varies for each person. Students can accelerate to graduation by taking courses year round, or take a semester off when needed. Students have up to eight years to complete a program.
BYU-Idaho Online Courses are designed around the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, with learning activities adapted to the online environment. The class progresses together through the semester and there is frequent interaction between students and with the instructor. Courses taught online and on-campus are based on the same learning objectives.
Students who meet the admission requirements can apply directly to an online degree program to begin the next semester. Once admitted, students can begin immediately working on program requirements. Students who did not come through the Pathway gate are encouraged to take GS 111: Introduction to BYU-Idaho in their first semester. This one-credit block course prepares students to succeed in the online environment as well as charting a course to graduation.