Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Public Health

  • Total Credit Hours: 124 hours
  • 12-24 months*
  • Tuition: $346 per credit hour**

Program Overview

Jobs in healthcare are among the fastest growing in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Prepare for success in this growing field with Husson’s online Bachelor of Science in healthcare administration and public health. Designed for individuals seeking a business career with a healthcare focus, this program provides a valuable opportunity for you to earn the education that fits your goals. By earning your healthcare administration degree online through Husson University, you’ll also have the opportunity to earn a traditional MBA or a specialized MBA in healthcare management with only one additional year of study. At Husson, you’ll learn from dedicated professors who have years of experience in their fields. Plus, our convenient online format allows you to attend class on a schedule that fits into your busy life.

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Admission Requirements

The following is required for admission to the healthcare administration and public health program:

  • Completed application
  • Graduation from an approved high school or credentials indicating equivalent preparation
  • All previous college transcripts (even if no credit was earned or grades received)
  • ACT or SAT I scores (if applicable)

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Course Map

General Education [53 credit hours]

EH 123 Rhetoric and Composition I: 3 hours
EH 124 Rhetoric and Composition II: 3 hours
EH 200 Approaches to Literature: 3 hours
HE 111 Husson Experience: 1 hour
IT 111 Microsoft Office: 3 hours
PY 111 General Psychology: 3 hours
CM 100 Speech: 3 hours
EH 360 Writing in the Health Professions: 3 hours
HS 421 Healthcare Studies Senior Experience: 3 hours
HS 491 Healthcare Studies Internship: 3 hours
MS 132 Probability and Statistics: 3 hours
SC 224 Research Design: 3 hours

Choose one of the following

MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra: 4 hours
MS 180 Precalculus with Trigonometry: 4 hours
MS 181 Calculus with Applications: 4 hours

General Education Electives

Ethics elective: 3 hours
Global elective: 3 hours
Lab Science elective: 3 hours
Fine Arts elective: 3 hours
Foreign Culture and Conversation elective: 3 hours

Healthcare Administration and Public Health Core Curriculum [39 credit hours]

HS 101 Introduction to Healthcare Studies: 3 hours
SC 120 Functional Anatomy and Physiology I: 3 hours
BA 210 Economic Overview for Non-Majors: 3 hours
HS 121 Medical Terminology: 3 hours
IT 214 Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications: 3 hours
PY 141 Human Growth and Development: 3 hours
HS 311 Healthcare Management and Organization: 3
HS 301 Introduction to Public Health: 3 hours
HS 321 Healthcare Law and Ethics: 3 hours
IT 210 Basic Database Design and Implementation: 3 hours
SC 292 Epidemiology: 3 hours
HS 302 Global Health: 3 hours
HS 411 Health Economics and Policy: 3 hours

Electives [30 credit hours]

Additional Lab Science elective: 3 hours
Psychology elective: 3 hours
History elective: 3 hours
Healthcare Studies electives: 9 hours
Open electives: 12 hours

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*Based on a full-time student transferring 60-90 credits.

**All rates are subject to change.