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Lifespan Care Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Online
Advances in medical technology mean people are living longer than ever.  The OU Extended Campus Bachelor of Arts-  Lifespan Care Administration offered at the University of Oklahoma emphasizes caregiving best practices across the lifespan, preparing graduates to provide quality care no matter the healthcare environment.
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Overview

About the Lifespan Care Administration from University of Oklahoma Program

There are now specialized healthcare roles that span all stages of life, and specialists are needed in the fields of pediatrics, adolescence, disability, and geriatrics. Our Bachelor of Arts - Lifespan Care Administration is an accredited, flexible, and affordable degree program designed to improve the essential knowledge and skills of care facility staff and administrators.This healthcare degree can be customized based on your individual interest—whether that interest is in care for children, adolescents, or the elderly. With classes that cater to your unique needs, you will quickly gain knowledge that you can apply to your responsibilities and goals across the range of human development and will become familiar with the theoretical, ethical, and legal issues related to caregiving.

What to Expect

The lifespan care degree is a fast-paced, accelerated program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interdisciplinary Inquiry
  • Lifespan Capstone Prospectus
  • Lifespan Practicum and Study-in-Depth
  • Lifespan Development
  • Lifespan Health
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care
  • Human Service Administration 
  • Issues in Lifespan Research
  • Human Service Budgeting and Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

How to Get Started

Each application is read thoroughly, thoughtfully, and fairly. Submit yours today to take your place alongside the Sooner family.
  • To Be Accepted, You Must:
  • Meet admission criteria
  • Apply
  • Be admitted
  • Get advised and enroll

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    672 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 672 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    672 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 672 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    160 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 160 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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