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BS Healthcare Administration

Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration is designed to help students understand healthcare management processes to prepare for a career in this field. Read on to get details about SNHU's BS in Healthcare Administration.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants should be interested in all aspects of healthcare and business operations. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

Students of Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program can expect to take courses focusing on business operations in the healthcare field, such as marketing, financial management, human resources, quality control, policy development, and economics. They may also study healthcare delivery and reimbursement systems. Other courses in this program address epidemiology, healthcare ethics, healthcare research, and organizational leadership. A capstone course allows students to draw on their studies throughout this program to complete an extensive research project demonstrating their mastery of all concepts and topics. Students can choose a standalone program or can select an area of concentration in health information management or patient safety and quality.

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Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing this program, graduates of the BS in Healthcare Administration program might choose to continue their studies in a master's degree program. In many cases, advancement to upper management or executive level positions require the completion of an advanced degree program.

Degrees graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Science in Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management

Career Paths:

Those who graduate from Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program can pursue entry-level or lower-level management positions in a variety of healthcare settings. They might work in hospitals, clinics, healthcare management companies, insurance companies, or group or private physicians' offices. Graduates might seek to fill the following positions:

  • Health Services Manager
  • Medical Services Administrator
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Community Health Manager

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