Health Care Administration (BS-Online)

Achieve a BS in Health Care Administration in as few as 24 months*

Health care administrators, also referred to as healthcare executives or medical and health service managers, get to plan, direct and coordinate various medical and health services in a facility, clinical area, department, or medical practice. They understand principles and practices regarding administration, management, law, economics, and policy.

The HCA program teaches students competency in research methods, critical thinking and problem-solving in health care settings, working with cross-functional teams, collaborative decision-making, and how to analyze professional, ethical and legal standards in health care administration.

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Concorde’s Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration is designed for anyone holding a healthcare related associate degree to be able to complete work for a bachelor’s degree in health care administration. The program focuses on providing the information and skills you need to be successful in our online classes.

*Program length varies by location

Bachelors in Health Care Administration

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Health Care Administration is a great next step for those looking to advance their careers in the health care industry. The program consists of 20 core courses, plus if you already have an associates degree in respiratory therapy we offer an additional respiratory therapy emphasis. The program prepares graduates to:

  • Take an expanded professional leadership role
  • Enhance their interdisciplinary understanding and collaboration with peers
  • Take the next steps and continue the education path at the graduate level if desired

Students can gain foundational knowledge and skills as well as learn overall concepts, values, research method, and applications.

What skills will I learn?

  • An understanding of principles and practice in health care regarding administration, management, law, economics, and policy
  • Competency in research methods, critical thinking and problem-solving in health care settings
  • Principles of management needed to build and work in cross-functional teams and facilitate collaborative decision-making
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the forces impacting health delivery systems and the effective and efficient management of health care
  • Ability to analyze the professional, ethical and legal standards of health care administrative practice

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?