BS in Healthcare Administration

Next Start
July 2024
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Make a Difference in Today’s Healthcare Field

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration at City University of Seattle emphasizes the relevant real-world skills you need to make a difference in today’s healthcare organizations. This 180-credit program will provide you with an understanding of the industry’s financial, legal, and ethical frameworks, preparing you to plan strategically for the needs of a sector that continues to experience rapid change and growth.

Complete the healthcare administration degree online so you can continue to gain real-world experience or fulfill other responsibilities while enrolled.

Curriculum is informed and taught by working healthcare professionals that include healthcare administrators, practitioners, insurance providers, and several others that influence the healthcare system.

Learn about the projected growth in the healthcare administration field on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

Learning Outcomes

Throughout the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program, you’ll learn:

  • Critical-thinking processes used to analyze today's business issues and aid identifying rational solutions
  • Various philosophical approaches to ethical decision making and practical applications
  • Relevant theories, principles, and styles of leadership and administration
  • The legal and ethical aspects of healthcare administration and management
  • Changes and trends in the American healthcare system
  • The use of information technology to support operational, management, and clinical decision making
  • The application of organizational behavior theory
  • Healthcare industry concepts and processes regarding costs, access, and quality of service and care
  • Basic accounting principles, terminology, and financial managerial accounting
  • Strategic planning and evaluation within a healthcare organization
  • The use of marketing in the healthcare sector
  • History and transformations of healthcare politics and policy



Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you will have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.