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Bachelor of Science - Health Services Administration (120 credits)
Make a difference in health care and prepare for leadership positions with the bachelor of science in health services administration at Davenport University. Our health services administration degree emphasizes research and other hands-on learning opportunities, such as a practicums and internships. You’ll work alongside expert faculty with a wide range of health care and management experience. Graduate prepared for a career in various health care settings, including integrated health care systems, long-term care facilities and community health organizations.
AUPHA-certified degree in health services administration
Davenport’s in-seat and online health care administration degree is fully certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), making it one of only three programs in Michigan and one of only 46 in the nation to be AUPHA accredited. This accreditation ensures that our health services administration degree provides you with the professionally required knowledge and skills you need to stand out in today's job market.
Explore classes for the health services administration degree
Through Davenport’s degree in health services administration, you'll review health care systems, loss prevention plans and advance cultural competence in community health through courses like health care strategic planning and cultural issues in health care. Focus your health services administration degree by choosing one of four specialties: health information assurance, human resource management, project management and long-term care. Completing the long-term care specialty qualifies you to take the state nursing home administrator's licensing exam.
Foundations of Excellence
|BIOL120 or SCI||Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology or Natural Science Elective*||3-4|
|BIOL131 or SCI||Introduction to Human Disease or Natural Science Elective*||3|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3|
|STAT219||Introduction to Biostatistics||3|
|MATH120 or MATH125||College Mathematics or Intermediate Algebra||3|
Foundations of Health Professions
|ACCT200||Accounting Basics for Managers||3|
|BITS211||Microcomp Appl Spreadsheet||3|
|HINT201||Health Information Technology||3|
|HLTH101M||Intro to Health Careers||0|
|HLTH210||Health Care Orgnztns & Systems||3|
|HLTH230||Health Care Law and Ethics||3|
|HLTH250||Heatlhcare Reimbursement Mgmt||3|
|FINC403||Health Care Finance||3|
|HINT209||Quality/Perf Improve Hlth Care||3|
|HLTH320||Public Health Perspectives||3|
|HLTH401||Health Care Research||3|
|HLTH460||Health Promotion & Education||3|
|HRMG213||Human Resource Management||3|
|HSAD301||Cultural Issues in Health Care||3|
|HSAD302||Regulatory Health Care||3|
|HSAD402||Health Care Risk Management||3|
|HSAD403||Health Care Economics||3|
|HSAD440||Health Care Strategic Planning||3|
|HSAD493 or HSAD495||Health Services Administration Online Practicum or Health Services Administration Practicum||4|
Recommended Open Electives
|HLTH100*||Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid||1|
|HLTH202||Death and Dying||3|
|HSAD490||Health Services Admin Intrnshp||3|
|PSYC270||Dimensions Of Aging||3|
|PSYC303||Psychosocial Health Concerns||3|
|SABR381||Study Abroad Experience||3|
Health Care Specialty courses [HS] comprising the major area of the earned health care related associate's degree or select one of the following Specialties:
Human Resource Management Specialty [HHRS]
|HRMG350||Training for Organizations||3|
|MGMT316||Innovation & Managing Change||3|
Health Information Assurance Specialty [HLAS]
|HINT350||Clinical Information Systems||3|
|HINT400||Management Information Systems||3|
Long-Term Care Specialty [LTCS]
|HSAD415||Long-Term Care Administration||3|
|HSAD423||Legal & Finc Aspects of LTC||3|
|HSAD430||Services/Clinical Aspects LTC||3|
|PSYC270||Dimensions Of Aging||3|
Project Management Specialty [PTMS]
|GPMT287||Principles of Project Mgmt||3|
|GPMT385||Project Scheduling with Agile||3|
|GPMT400||Project Fincl/Risk Analysis||3|
|GPMT446||Project Quality Management||3|
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
- Health Services Administration, BS (web)
- Health Services Administration, BS (pdf)
- Specialty: Health Information Assurance (web)
- Specialty: Health Information Assurance (pdf)
- Specialty: Human Resource Management (web)
- Specialty: Human Resource Management (pdf)
- Specialty: Project Management (web)
- Specialty: Project Management (pdf)
- Specialty: Long-Term Care (web)
- Specialty: Long-Term Care (pdf)
Why a health services administration degree at Davenport?
With Davenport’s bachelor of science in health services administration, you'll receive a business foundation in the health care field so you can succeed in various health care settings or pursue graduate school. Plus, you’ll gain hands-on experience through a guaranteed practicum or internship.
Learn from professionals in the field, all while enjoying the flexibility of an online health care administration degree that’s ranked a Best Online Bachelor's in Health Care Administration Degree Programs by Learn.org. Graduates of our bachelor of science in health care administration degree program go on to work in roles such as health care coordinators, medical group managers, medical education specialists and health navigators.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Earn a degree in health services administration from one of only three programs in the state of Michigan certified by the AUPHA.
Graduate with a health admin degree that gets you ready for management positions in various health care settings.
100% online program
Fit your health admin degree into your life by earning your online health care administration degree through our Global Campus.
Conduct research alongside faculty and complete an internship or practicum through the health services administration degree
Earn a health admin degree taught by Davenport’s expert faculty who have vast experience in health care and management.
Trust you’ll be successful landing a job through a health services administration degree with a job placement rate of 96%.
Get started on your health services administration degree
Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward your bachelor of science in health care administration.