The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Healthcare Administration prepares students for careers in a variety of health related organizations. The program meets rigorous accreditation and professional standards, and addresses the needs of current and potential healthcare managers, clinical professionals preparing for administrative responsibilities, as well as pre-professionals preparing for a career in healthcare management.
Graduates of the program will have broad exposure to planning, directing, controlling, coordinating, and quality improvement in healthcare endeavors.
Healthcare is the largest industry and second largest employer in the United States. The healthcare segment is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. economy, and the majority of private sector jobs created over the past five years have been in the healthcare field.
Organizations that employ professional healthcare managers include hospitals and hospital systems, physician practices and clinics, long term care facilities, insurance companies, consulting firms, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, local/state/federal health agencies, and medical equipment or supply manufacturers and distributors.