Discover Healthcare Administration

Program Type: Bachelor of Science

Campus Availability: Aberdeen, Online

Division: Health & Natural Science

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission

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Healthcare administration degree students take coursework in general business management principles, accounting and strategic planning, in addition to classes specifically tailored toward work in the healthcare industry, such as health policy, legal principles and ethics.


Students in the program gain the knowledge and skills to plan and supervise the delivery of various services by doctors, nurses, and technicians. Whether the place of work is a small health clinic or a major medical center, each operation needs someone to track and analyze trends and to keep the business on the cutting edge in an ever-changing industry.


Healthcare administration professionals can be found working in a variety of settings, from small private practices to regional hospitals to national medical centers. Healthcare administration careers are available in nursing homes, outpatient care centers, rehabilitation clinics or home healthcare services.