Health Care Administration

Degree Type
Bachelor of Science

Locations
Fort Lauderdale
Gainesville
Online

Program Length
16 quarters*

There are industries that will always have a high demand for skilled personnel and the healthcare field is definitely one of them. It’s safe to say that a surplus of healthcare personnel is not typically the norm. But it takes more than doctors and nurses to keep the healthcare industry functioning like a well-oiled machine. The business of healthcare administration requires an entirely different skillset. City College’s Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program is focused on helping students acquire that skillset and provides essential training in healthcare management.

Healthcare administrators provide management and/or operational support for the business practices of a healthcare facility. General business functions like – accounting, hiring, human resources activities, marketing, budget management and many more activities that are part of daily operations.

What You'll Learn

The City College Healthcare Administration program is designed to cover all of the above, but also includes courses in healthcare law and ethics, health information systems, regulatory requirements and medical technology. You’ll learn all the basics of the U.S. healthcare system, how to develop effective strategies for complex business challenges and real-world people and communication skills.  After all, working in healthcare management means working with people from all walks of life. So, you’re also not likely to be bored. And when you graduate, you’ll be qualified to apply for a variety of different entry-level positions in healthcare management!

Program Highlights

  • Hospital Organization and Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and Budgeting
  • Human Resources Administration
  • Strategic Planning
  • Law and Ethics
  • Health Information Systems

CORE COURSES

  • Basics of the U.S. Health Care System 
  • Health Care Accounting 
  • Health Care Finance 
  • Health Care Law 
  • Health Care Marketing 
  • Health Information Management Systems

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Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Administration from City College is a great place to start if you’re looking for a mid-level healthcare management position. Graduates are qualified to seek employment as:

Nursing Home / Assistant Administrators

Governmental Agency / Office Manager

Hospital Department Manager

Insurance Contract Negotiator

Pharmaceutical Sales Manager

Physician / Chiropractor Office Manager

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* A quarter is made up of 11 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.

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