- Bachelor's Degree
- Minor in Health Administration
- Minor in Health Care Analytics
- Minor in Health Informatics
Health administration is one of the hottest health professions, with job growth exceeding 20% over the next five years. Health administrators plan, direct, and coordinate the delivery of health care services. Health Administrators serve in all healthcare industries including hospitals, provider practices, local health departments, state and federal health care agencies, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, health insurance organizations, and pharmaceutical companies.
Our program provides students with the academic foundation necessary for understanding the operation, administration, and leadership aspects of the health care industry and to develop competency in communication, administration practices, information management, and healthcare systems. All students complete a 120-hour internship with a qualified administrator.
The Health Administration (HA) Undergraduate Program was specifically designed to provide students with little or no university experience a pathway into a career in the field of health administration. Courses are offered in classroom settings and through online distance learning. Students can anticipate completing the program in 4 years or through a 3-year accelerated track.
The Health Administration Completion Program was created to meet the needs of busy adult learners. Courses are offered online using a combination of completely asynchronous and synchronous zoom sessions through a cohort model. Students can anticipate completing the program in 6 trimesters, with an option for acceleration.
Minor in Health Administration
A Minor in Health Administration is open to Baptist students except Health Administration majors. The minor enhances student knowledge and ability to perform the administrative functions and responsibilities in healthcare. The minor requires 15 credits.
Minor in Health Care Analytics
A Minor in Health Care Analytics is open to all Baptist students. The minor enhances student knowledge and ability to perform data analysis and manage data warehouses. The minor requires 15 credits.
Minor in Health Informatics
The Minor in Health Informatics is open to all Baptist students. The minor enhances student knowledge and ability to utilize health information technology and health informatics. The minor requires 15 credits.
Why Health Administration at Baptist University?
Flexible course delivery optionsdelivered in cohort model
Low student-teacher ratio
Highly skilled faculty with extensive health administration experiencemany of whom are leaders at Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.
Opportunities to learn and practicewith students from a variety of health care majors
Connection to a diverse networkof peers and regional health care leaders
Enhancement courses and minorsin long-term care administration, health informatics, and health analytics
"Baptist Health Sciences University' health administration program provided me a positive experience and a successful foundation in health administration. I was equipped by experienced healthcare professionals that invested their knowledge, skilled practice and time leading me in the field of healthcare professionals. The passion and professionalism from the staff encouraged me to continue to pursue a Masters in Health Administration. I have recently been accepted into two top ten MHA programs in the nation. I am currently admitted to the #2 program in the nation where I will be attending in the fall of 2017. Thank you, Baptist University for believing and equipping me for success."
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