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Online Bachelor of Business Administration Health Services Administration
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Make a positive impact in health services
Strayer’s Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Services Administration can help you develop the knowledge and skills to drive effective health care solutions. You’ll explore trends affecting health care in the United States and learn how to apply business and problem-solving strategies in critical administrative areas.
Summer Classes Start on July 5
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Gain a deep understanding of health services
In this program, you’ll develop a strong theoretical knowledge of health care services, as well as practical business strategies you can use to be a more effective leader. You’ll learn how to support management, drive recruitment, help encourage retention and address legal and safety issues.
Build your skills
- Learn how to apply management and technical skills to the administration of health care systems and organizations.
- Develop tools to analyze current administrative and management challenges in health service organizations.
- Recommend solutions that incorporate strategic use of resources.
- Comprehend the features of the U.S. health care system and how policy and law shape organizations that provide health services.
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Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Eligibility rules apply.
Real-world courses prepare you for success
Our BBA in health services administration curriculum combines the theory and principles behind effective health care management and practical skills you can use to create positive organizational change and move forward to meet your goals. View all courses.
Get an overview of the various aspects of health care organizations. Topics include the transition and development of the industry; organizational design; oversight and management roles; responsibilities of various types of health care institutions and professionals; evaluating the purpose and clinical performance of physicians, nurses, clinical support and community health services management; and the functions of financial and human resource management, information services, customer services, and marketing and strategy.
Understand marketing in health care organizations. Topics include the role of marketing in health care organizations, the marketing environment in the health care industry, strategy and market planning, the use of market information systems and market research, market segmentation, shaping product and service offerings, pricing strategies and decisions, designing and managing marketing channels, designing and managing marketing communications, and implementing marketing.
Review current health information systems. Topics include locating, collecting, analyzing, utilizing and reporting health statistics to solve common workplace issues. Learn basic concepts of data quality and methods of presentation. Explore data systems issues as well as health indicators, metrics and measurements to support informed decision making in a health care organization.
Get an overview of health care policy, regulation and law. Topics include sources of common, statutory and constitutional law; contracts and intentional torts; the organization and management of a corporate health care organization (HCO); for-profit and nonprofit HCOs; liability issues for individuals and HCOs; admission and discharge issues; medical staff appointments and privileges; emergency care issues; consent issues for treatment; and taxation and antitrust issues. Discuss current examples of fraud, abuse and corporate compliance programs.
Being an effective communicator is an essential skill for any profession. In this course, you will learn the secrets to writing, listening, and speaking with credibility in order to share your voice with the world.
Provides a foundation in today's business operations with a focus on the major functions of a business (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). The course also provides an overview of business organizations and the competitive business environment, strategic planning, international business, ethical considerations, quality assurance and more.
Bachelor’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
Experience the Strayer difference
Your admissions officer and student services coach will mentor, motivate and support you from enrollment to the day you graduate.