Mounting complexities in the health care environment mandate that health care professionals possess appropriate education preparation to advance to administrative positions.
The health administration completion program builds on the knowledge gained in entry-level health professional programs and provides the advanced knowledge, values and critical judgment skills needed to assume leadership and management roles in health care settings.
All courses in the health administration completion program are delivered in a distance learning format using the Moodle Learning Management system (high-speed internet access is required).
Coastal Carolina University's core curriculum requirements will be waived for students enrolled in the program who have earned an Associate of Arts (A.A.), an Associate of Science (A.S.), a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from a regionally accredited institution.
The B.S. in health administration may be completed as a full-time or a part-time student.
Types of Health Care Providers in the Program
Students in the program are: nurses, dental hygienists and assistants, emergency medical personnel, medical laboratory technicians, radiographers, respiratory care practitioners, and physical or occupational therapy assistants.
Areas of Study
Students in this program study health data analysis and visualization, decision-making with dashboards, health policy, health care marketing, managing health care organizations, health care law and ethics, and human resource management.