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Bachelor of Science

Healthcare Administration

Program Details

Next Start Date
August 26, 2019
Est. Program Length
4 years
Cost Per Credit
$425
Credit Hours
128
Transfer Credits Accepted
90
Accreditation
WSCUC

Program Overview

Jessup’s healthcare administration online degree will prepare you for in-demand careers that combine traditional healthcare principles with emerging trends in data and information systems. This broad-based program provides insight into how technology and business skills play an important role in improving patient care outcomes. Christian principles are integrated throughout the program, so that you can become an ethical leader that puts patient needs first. After graduation, you’ll be qualified for a variety of careers such as clinical director, health information management director, practice administrator and more.

When you earn your healthcare administration bachelor’s degree online, you have the flexibility to study on your schedule while maintaining a balance between work, school and other commitments. Coursework covers key topics like healthcare finance, organizational behavior, quality assurance and budget management. The rigorous academic experience offered through this degree allows you to develop foundational skills in areas such as healthcare marketing, medical terminology and healthcare policy, and you’ll be able to immediately apply your expertise in the workplace.

By learning from expert faculty with years of industry experience, you’ll graduate with the skills to develop innovative solutions to operational issues while formulating innovative system designs that improve healthcare delivery. Whether you’re planning to enter the field or advance in your current role, Jessup’s online healthcare administration degree is a valuable credential for a challenging and rewarding career.

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Courses and Requirements

Jessup’s online B.S. in Healthcare Administration requires a total of 128 credit hours. As a student you’ll learn topics including healthcare finance, medical terminology, quality assurance and management.

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Total courses are needed to complete this program.

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Admissions

Submit your application. Be sure to include a copy of your undergrad transcript confirming at least a 2.0 GPA, if you have one. Otherwise, submit a copy of your high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores. Even though Jessup doesn’t require a minimum standardized test scores, test scores are considered during the decision process. You will also need to submit a copy of the university form.

Tuition Rates & Transfer Credits
Item Credits Cost/Credit Hour Totals
Tuition 128 $425 $54,400
Maximum Transfer Credits 90 $425 ($38,250)
Total with transfer credits:  $16,150

Tuition reflects minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at (844) 224-5483 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.
† Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to fewer courses over time.

Financial Aid

Online students receive the same financial aid options as those attending classes on campus. Students are matched with a dedicated financial aid officer who will guide them through financial aid options.

There are several grants, scholarships and loans available, and undergrad students are eligible for up to $12,500 per year in federal student loans.

Learn more about financial aid options.

Scholarships

Undergrads also can receive up to $2,000 per year with the Church Partnership Grant, which is reserved for students who attend a participating church. Additionally, California high school seniors or those transferring from a community college may apply for the Cal Grant. The grant does not need to be repaid and is funded by the state of California.

Find out more about the grants and scholarships available.

Prospective students who are transferring can complete their degree in two years with a full workload and 60 units transferred. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred per university policy, and credits may come from other regionally accredited institutions.

Learn more about transferring your credits.

Jessup proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program to fully support our nation’s veterans. Veterans with 100-percent eligibility will have all tuition and most fees completely covered. Additionally, up to $2,500 per year may be awarded to those who qualify for the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship.

Learn more about Jessup’s military friendliness.

Jessup is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), the Association for Biblical Higher Education and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).

Career Outcomes

  • Medical and Health Services Managers

    Also known as healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, medical and health services managers coordinate patient care delivery and manage medical facilities.

    Job growth
    20%
    Median annual salary
    $39,180
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

    Health information technicians are responsible for organizing and maintaining health information data. They ensure accuracy, accessibility and security in files and electronic systems.

    Job growth
    13%
    Median annual salary
    $39,180
  • Administrative Services Managers

    In the healthcare industry, administrative services managers coordinate support services involved in operating hospitals, private practices, clinics and more. Responsibilities include recordkeeping, office upkeep and supply distribution.

    Job growth
    10%
    Median annual salary
    $94,020

* All career outcome information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Job growth percentage covers 2016 through 2026.

Why Choose Jessup?

  • Experiental Learning

    Hands-on experience you can immediately apply in the workplace.

  • Expert Professors

    Faculty members who are experienced in a variety of areas, such as clinical work and addiction.

  • Well-Rounded Education

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  • Multiple Perpectives

    Learn not just the counseling portion of psychology, but the biological aspect, too.

Benefits of Learning Online

Studying online rather than in the classroom has its perks as it provides a great opportunity for students who are too far away to get the education they deserve at an affordable price. Plus, the courses take half the time to complete compared to those on campus.

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