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Health Services Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
Whether you’re a student planning to make a fresh start in the field or a clinician desiring to learn about the business or managerial side of the health industry, in the Health Services Administration program of University of Central Florida you’ll gain the necessary skills and abilities to have a flexible and versatile career in health care.
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Overview

Our degree is analogous to a business degree in many ways, and it is designed to educate future health services administrators and health care managers on how to effectively plan, direct and coordinate the delivery of health care. Our undergraduate program will also prepare students for an advanced degree in health services administration or other related disciplines.

The Health Services Administration program of University of Central Florida may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

What can I do with this degree?

Career opportunities for health services administrators are diverse. While many work in a hospital setting, others are often employed by various types of health care facilities and organizations, including physician offices, nursing care facilities, home health care services and outpatient care centers.

Graduates also find positions in public health departments and other government offices. Others pursue careers in marketing, health insurance and selling health devices and pharmaceuticals.

Completion of a bachelor’s degree can also prepare graduates for an advanced degree, which often increases opportunities for advancement in the field.

Possible job titles:

  • Patient care services administrator
  • Medical office manager
  • Human resources associate
  • Medical staff relations officer
  • Rehabilitation services manager
  • Community health manager
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Assistant administrator for outpatient services

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Services Administration Cornerstone 
  • Health Care Systems 
  • Health Care Finance 
  • Long Term Care and Administration 
  • Health Care Economics 
  • Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement, Insurance, and Managed Care Plans

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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the online application
  • Official transcripts, graduation certificates and/or leaving exam results for all international and U.S.  secondary schools (high schools) attended. Refer to our Country Reference Guide for a list of secondary school credentials required by country.
  • Certified literal translation for any documentation submitted in a language other than English, if applicable
  • All official AICE, AP, Cambridge AS/A level scores, CLEP and IB scores, if applicable
  • Official SAT or ACT
  • Submit proof of English proficiency, if required
  • Submit required immigration documentation

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

    21016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21016 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21016 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5910 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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