BSHS Health Care Administration – Nutrition and Health Concentration
Impact and improve people lives by changing how people think about food and nutrition.
Touro University Worldwide offers an online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS). The unique BSHS program allows you to focus on a Health Science or Healthcare Administration track with specific concentrations. As a student in the BSHS Healthcare Administration track you can obtain a Nutrition and Health concentration.
You will gain the skills and knowledge to explore dietary, nutrition, and health choices to improve and promote healthy lifestyle, to include understanding patient’s health living and good nutrition, and how to prevent disease by promoting good nutrition.
The program is designed for working adults 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 health care administration track with a concentration in Nutrition and Health degree provides theoretical and philosophical foundation to principles of management and administration specific to the health field. Students in the program expand their knowledge of healthcare administration to include fundamental knowledge and understanding of the relationship between nutrition and disease. Recent collaboration from medical organizations and the FDA suggest a move to a greater understanding of the role of health and nutrition (USFDA, n.d). 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.
Health Care Administration Jobs
Job opportunities may include public health nutritionist and educator, clinical and laboratory manager, health care facility coordinator, and department manager among other administrative, nutritionist 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.
BS in Health Sciences Salary
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics (BLS) the salary can vary by state and experience. Nevertheless, employment of medical and health service managers is projected to grow 32% from 2019 to 2029. The Earnings of health services managers vary by type and size of facility, level of responsibility and geographic region.
Graduates will be qualified for careers with a variety of organizations, including:
- Consulting firms
- Health insurance organizations
- Healthcare associations
- Hospitals and private practices
- Nursing homes
- Mental health organizations
- Public health departments
- Rehabilitation centers
- Skilled nursing facilities
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|
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.APPLY NOW
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.
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
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Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.
For more information on WSCUC, visit www.wascsenior.org or write WSCUC at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501.