• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Designed for individuals that want to earn a bachelor’s degree in an accelerated manner, this Healthcare Administration bachelor’s degree at the American College of Education completion program gives you a direct pathway toward earning a bachelor’s degree. You will learn the skills necessary to work in growing field of healthcare administration.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration at the American College of Education  is especially designed for individuals that want to earn a bachelor’s degree in an accelerated manner. The degree is earned by coupling the credits you have previously earned with the required courses in this program.

This program examines the diverse areas that impact healthcare administration including finance, marketing, advocacy, legal and ethical issues, human resources, information management, and diverse populations. As a result, graduates of this program are well-versed and prepared for a variety of positions in healthcare administration.

All courses center around healthcare administration, meaning that you will only take courses with other students that share your passion for healthcare and learn diverse skills that impact the field.

Flexible

Study on your schedule. The online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Evidence-based Health Education and Literacy
  • Introduction to Healthcare Administration
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Management
  • Leading and Decision-Making in Health Services
  • Health and Wellness Across Populations
  • Marketing for Healthcare Administrators
  • Human Resources for Healthcare Administrators
  • Finance for Healthcare Administrators

Lecturers

  • Dr. Byron Barton graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis in with a bachelor's in biology and later received his doctorate from the University of Vermont, where he studied insect flight muscle using a classical and molecular genetics approach. 
  • Since then, Dr. Barton has focused on helping students achieve their academic and career goals through higher education.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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).

Minimum cumulative grade point average of 1.75 on a 4.0 scale for provisional admission

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

  • Minimum level of education required:  Associates degree or 60 undergraduate semester hour credits from an institution that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program.
  • Complete and submit all application components including the admission application, including the enrollment agreement, and payment agreement.
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Provide official transcripts from an institution that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program.

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

    6336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9510 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    6336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9510 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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