Health Care Administration Concentration

Touro University Worldwide offers an online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with concentration in Health Care Administration. The program is designed for working adult, and is targeted to the demands of today’s job marketplace. The degree equips students to enter one of the nation’s fastest-growing job sectors.

The  bachelor’s in  health sciences with a concentration in health care administration degree provides  a  theoretical  and  philosophical  foundation  to principles  of  management and administration specific to the health field. Graduates of the program will be able to apply to entry-level positions in the health-care industry, or to apply for admission into graduate level programs in health-related fields.

Job opportunities may include clinical and laboratory manager, health care facility coordinator, and department manager among other administrative and managerial positions. These positions are available in hospitals, ambulatory care, physician group practices, social service agencies, long term care facilities, rehabilitation centers and other health-related businesses.

Earnings of health services managers vary by type and size of facility, level of responsibility and geographic region. The median salary for college graduates with a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration in small group practices (fewer than seven physicians) is $55,000 and, for those in larger group practices (more than seven physicians), about $77,000. The salaries of clinical department heads ranges from $54,500 for respiratory care to $70,400 for rehabilitation services. Nursing home administrators have an annual median salary of $49,500.

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Graduates will be qualified for careers with a variety of organizations, including:

  • Clinics
  • Consulting firms
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Healthcare associations
  • Hospitals and private practices
  • Nursing homes
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Skilled nursing facilities

 Flexible

TUW has answered student demand with the online health science degree with a concentration in health care administration offering. The fully online format makes the degree accessible to more students and presents a flexible alternative to traditional on-ground degree programs. Students can transfer up to 90 semester credit hours, allowing you to maximize previous education and expedite degree completion.

Course Length 8 weeks
Total Credit Hours 120
Cost per Credit Hour $400

Student Centered

The health sciences program is student centered in a number of ways. Class sizes are limited and more personal, so you receive more of your professor’s time. All TUW professors are carefully selected for their credentials and passion as an educator.

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Requirements

Program Requirements

In order to complete the degree in Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a Concentration in Health Care Administration, the student has to complete a total of 120 semester credits

  •  General Education (45 credits)
  •  Major/Core Requirements (51 credits)
  •  Electives (24 credits)

The time it will take to complete the BSHS degree can vary. The duration of the program depends on several factors, including the number of credits accepted for transfer and whether or not students take time off between courses.

Students who enroll full-time 12 credits per semester (for six terms/sessions which is 3 semesters each academic year) can complete the degree in three and a half (3-1/2) years.

Transfer credits: Up to a maximum of 90 semester credits may be transferred to fulfill the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program requirements. A minimum of 30 semester credits from the program major courses must be completed at the Touro University Worldwide.

Admissions Requirements

Students seeking enrollment in the health science program must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:

  • High school graduate
  • Successful completion of the General Education Development (GED) test
  • Transfer student from an accredited college or university in good academic standing
I have found my experiences at Touro to be rewarding and motivating. The staff and faculty have worked with me in positive and constructive ways to help me achieve my educational goals. Thank you, Touro!- Carolyn Barravecchio
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