Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
A Bachelor of Science in Health Administration provides a balance of health sciences knowledge with business administration skills. The degree is awarded by a college or university after completion of a minimum number of academic units, with a specific number of units in the Health Administration major. A BS in Health Administration is often the minimum requirement for most medical and health services manager positions. A BS is also a stepping stone toward a Master of Science in Health Administration or a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis on healthcare administration.
A BS in health administration typically takes four years to complete as a full-time student. Part-time programs and online degrees allow for flexibility and can increase or decrease the amount of time it takes to complete the degree requirements.
A BS in Health Administration will increase your salary. A Healthcare Administrator with a Bachelor Degree can make up to $40,000 more a year than a Healthcare Administrator with an Associate degree. Plus, career opportunities open up for those with Bachelor degrees. Employers look for candidates with advanced experience and knowledge, which is what you will get with a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration.
• Healthcare Administrator
• Department Manager
• Medical and Health Services Manager
• Administrative Assistant