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Bachelor of Science in Health Administration

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.

Career Options:
• Healthcare Administrator
• Department Manager
• Medical and Health Services Manager
• Administrative Assistant





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    LindsaySkye

    over 3 years ago

    4 comments

    It's hard to create a balance between health sciences knowledge and business administration skills. I've just got a social work masters degree and I tried to get to Science in Health Administration university afterward, but I realized that was a hard thing to do. Every job that brings you money has to be won through hard learning, logically.

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    CheyanneEdith

    over 3 years ago

    8 comments

    Had I known that a BS in Health Administration can bring so much money, I would have sent my daughter to do this. Although she can help a lot of people by making studies about steroids and their effects, I believe that this would have helped her to be even more cautious regarding peoples' lives. Such a balance in a job is suited for a balanced person like her.

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    JimmyTT82

    over 3 years ago

    16 comments

    I have friend that works for drug rehab in Santa Cruz and he has a bachelor degree in Science of Health Administration. He said that this degree helped him a lot with his medical career. I guess that even in the medical field we need people who can do their job well in a manager position that requires administrative skills.

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    BrendaWallace

    over 3 years ago

    2 comments

    I was just browsing the a eating disorder rehab website when I found your article here. I guess that we need more skills in a person who has also administrative responsibilities. Such a diploma like the one you talk about here is a must.

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    OldSun

    over 3 years ago

    16 comments

    If you are going to run a nursing home I guess this is the best way of doing it.I was browsing on www.phentermine.org when I found your website and I must admit that I am glad that I found it.

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    OldSun

    over 3 years ago

    16 comments

    I believe that getting a degree is something we all should do.I am currenlty trying to get a human resources degree because I believe that it will help me a lot in the near future.You never know.

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    patim

    over 3 years ago

    2 comments

    Are international nurses not allowed?

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    KellyBrown

    over 3 years ago

    14 comments

    I think that the more you know and of course the more experience you have, the better chance you have to be paid better and even find a new job for you that suits your current skills. I was talking a friend of mine from Vista Bay and he wants to enroll for a PhD program.

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    PisiKat

    over 3 years ago

    10 comments

    I work for a residential drug rehab and there is some time since I have considered continuing my studies with a bachelor degree. Your article here has convinced and set me on motion to accomplish that. Thank you.

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    jonahclint

    about 4 years ago

    14 comments

    Adding the administrative knowledge to the medical degree can open up a lot of new doors and career opportunities. Such a degree would be perfect for those that do want to work in the health care field but are uncomfortable with the sight of blood or trauma patients.
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    DenFletcher

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    This is probably one of the best degrees one could work and learn for. Combining the heath sciences with the administrative part can get you some of the most interesting jobs you could hope for. The best part is that if you're not that much into the administrative job, you can still practice medicine and do a lot of good in this world.
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    jencybevan

    over 4 years ago

    14 comments

    This is mostly a degree for people that want to run/manage nursing homes (long term care). Health Administration is the general field of managing health care services such as clinics, doctor's offices, and hospitals.

    A bachelor's degree in the field might get you into some of the smaller places but professional level positions are going to require a master's (MHA) and some experience.

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    ilamwenya

    about 5 years ago

    4 comments

    I am a registered nurse with over ten years of experience and looking for a vacancy in a university to aquire a bachelor of science in health management, can someone tell me how i can go about it or which university offers this?pdzalah@gmail.com

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    valery23

    over 5 years ago

    10 comments

    I am graduating with a bachelor of science in health service administration with a minor in health science from the university of central florida. I will be getting my associates of science degree in registered nursing from valencia community college. You have to meet requirements to go to a statewide university in order to major in health services administration.

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    abraham

    over 5 years ago

    6 comments

    I am a Male Nurse Working in Qatar as a Occupational Health Nurse, I had compleated my 3 years diploma in nursing from India 3 years back, but i would like to advance my studies to the above said course, but there's no information given about how can a sudent take this degree who is not a US Citizen.......can anyone help me in this regards, aslo i will be fine to hear about any occupational health full time degrees thats just 2 years course............

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