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Health Services Administration, B.H.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Topeka, KS, United States
Students without healthcare backgrounds may expand opportunities in healthcare or prepare for a graduate program through the completion of the Health Services Administration program of Washburn University.
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Overview

There is a need for qualified managers within the health care field. Regulatory issues, policy, technology, and financial issues are constantly changing within healthcare. Students pursuing the baccalaureate degree in the Health Services Administration program of Washburn University take advanced coursework in healthcare management and related healthcare issues which increases their marketability for administrative positions at graduation. 

Curriculum

Students can choose to complete the BHS-HA major as a stand-alone program, or in combination with one of the allied health associate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Health Science – Health Services Administration 
  • In combination with health-related associate degrees earned at Washburn or previously earned: 
  • Health Information Technology
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Other health-related associate degree 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic students can apply to Washburn up until one week prior to the last day to enroll for a given semester.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal & Regulatory Issues for the Health Care Professional
  • Health Care Quality Improvement 
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Information Systems
  • Supervisory Practices for the Health Care Professional
  • Financial Issues in Health Care

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    40

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

Associate’s degree or higher in a healthcare program from an approved Allied Health program.

The following are examples of acceptable health care programs:
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
Provide documentation that you are credentialed, licensed, or registered in a healthcare

profession.

You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale

Tuition Fee

  • International

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Topeka

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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