Bachelor in Business Administration: Health Services Administration

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The Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Services Administration program is designed to provide you with strong general education and business foundations as well as knowledge of healthcare management practices. Continue reading for more information regarding this Strayer University major.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

If you enroll in the Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Services Administration program, you will have the opportunity to examine field-specific organizational structures and practices. The program is designed to cover healthcare personnel administration topics, not limited to hiring, training, evaluating, and promoting staff. You will also have the chance to examine such business concepts as promotions, market research, data analysis, customer relations, and fiscal management. This program is offered online and at Strayer University campuses.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You may have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. In addition, you may have a clinical certificate or associate's degree, such as in phlebotomy or nursing, or have experience working in the health services sector. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This program requires the completion of 180 credits: 27 core, 27 business, 27 health services administration, 54 general studies, and 45 elective credits. With the number of elective credits available, you could be able to develop a minor concentration.

Business Administration, Health Services Administration Course Requirements

Area 1Core Component
ACC 100Accounting I
BUS 100 Introduction to Business
BUS 107 Fundamentals of E-Business
CIS 105Introduction to Information Systems
ENG 115 English Composition
MAT 105 Introduction to College Mathematics

Area 2Major Component
BUS 302 Principles of Management
BUS 309 Business Ethics
ECO 100 Principles of Economics
FIN 100 Principles of Finance
LEG 100 Business Law I
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing

Area 3Concentration Component
BUS 499 Business Administration Capstone
HSA 300 Health Services Organization Management
HSA 305 Health Services Marketing
HSA 315 Health Information Systems
HSA 320 Healthcare Human Resource Management
HSA 405 Healthcare Policy and

Area4General Studies Component
ENG 215 Research and Writing
ENG 240 Communication for Business and the Professions
HUM 100 Introduction to Art, Music, and Literature
HUM 101 The Origins of Western Culture
HUM 200 Logic
HUM 400 Religion and Philosophy
MAT 300 Statistics
POL 300

ECO 405
Contemporary International Problems
OR
Economic Problems and Issues
PSY 100

PSY 105
The Individual and Society
OR
Introduction to Psychology
SCI 110

SCI 115
Introduction to Physical Science
OR
SCI 115 Introduction to Biology
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 300 Sociology of Developing Countries

Area 5Elective Component


Selected in consultation with the help of an academic advisor

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After you've earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Services Administration, you could go on to work for medical centers, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, mental health agencies, clinics, private practices, not-for-profit organizations, or businesses. Opportunities could be sought in such areas as general management, marketing, or personnel administration.

With a bachelor's degree, you could be able to qualify for a position as a:

  • Healthcare services coordinator
  • Medical office manager
  • Home health marketer

Advanced Degrees

Upon completion of this bachelor's degree program, you could enroll in a graduate degree program, which could help you strengthen your research and leadership skills. A master's degree program could also provide you with advanced knowledge of general business practices or those specific to the healthcare industry. What's more, obtaining a master's degree could allow you to take on additional workplace duties or qualify for a wider variety of employment options.

Strayer University offers relevant master's degrees, including:

  • Master of Health Services Administration
  • Master of Business Administration