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Health Administration Major

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The Health Administration Major provides students with a mix of required core courses and electives in preparation for a variety of positions in the field of health administration. Students have considerable flexibility in designing individualized programs of study to meet specific career needs.  In addition to the required general education courses and the major courses required, students must complete 47 credits of general education electives.  The major consists of a total of 128 semester-hour credits. 

Completing this degree program will enable you to:

  • Acquire a systematic body of knowledge related to the management of health care services
  • Apply acquired knowledge and skills to the effective management of health services
  • Identify and internalize appropriate standards of professional and ethical conduct
  • Develop effective leadership competencies
  • Develop effective skills for independent scholarship and goal-directed continuing education

This Health Administration Major also includes a Fast Track to the Master of Health Administration graduate program. Certain restrictions apply. Students interested in taking advantage of the Fast Track Option should contact their Academic Advisors.


General Education Requirements

(45 semester-hour credits)

English Composition 6 credits
Social Science 6 credits
Science 6 credits
History 6 credits
Philosophy 3 credits
Theology 3 credits
Ethics (PH 210) 3 credits
Mathematics 3 credits
Statistics (MA 205) 3 credits
Humanities 6 credits (to include selections from the arts, literature, foreign languages, philosophy, theology, or history)


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