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Health Services Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
The Health Services Administration program of Drexel University provides a part-time course of study for career-focused professionals pursuing opportunities in the growing field of healthcare management. 
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Overview

Whether you’re looking to transition from your current job into the healthcare and medical field or want to widen your current career path, the Health Services Administration program of Drexel University can help you put your healthcare management aspirations to work.

Offered through Drexel University’s renowned College of Nursing and Health Professions, this program emphasizes critical competencies in healthcare administration, finance, economics and policy, ethics, marketing and information systems. So, you will graduate with an interdisciplinary range of marketable skills, along with a valuable network of professional connections.

Program features

  • Drexel's Health Services Administration Program (HSAD) is an affiliate member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. The Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Program follows the key competency areas outlined by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership.
  • You will study with faculty who are well-known in their field for their pioneering scholarship, as well as their extensive experience in a wide range of healthcare research and management settings.
  • You will acquire a practical foundation in health services administration, using an engaging and comprehensive curriculum that emphasizes essential career skills defined by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership.
  • Similar to today’s healthcare environment, you will be exposed to an interdisciplinary education and network that introduces you to a diverse and rich education outside of your own specialty.
  • Upon graduation, you will have abundant professional options in clinics, consulting firms, health insurance organizations, hospitals and private practices, nursing homes, mental health organizations, public health departments, rehabilitation centers and skilled nursing facilities.
  • You will benefit from the caring and mission-focused aspects of healthcare, while embracing the business skills needed to successfully translate between the clinical, business, patient, and administrative aspects of a multidisciplinary environment.

What is a Bachelor's in Health Services Administration?

The Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration is an undergraduate degree program that will prepare you to work in the consistently growing field of health administration. The perfect blend of healthcare and business, the online Bachelor’s in Health Services Administration will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, plan and manage healthcare operations and services.

What can you do with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration?

Drexel's online BS in Health Services Administration will prepare you for possible careers, such as:

  • Healthcare Administration
  • HR and Recruitment
  • Insurance Analysis
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Management
  • Non-Profit and Community Health Management
  • Policy Making

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health-Care Ethics
  • Health-Care Human Resources
  • Health-Care Law
  • Financial Management in Health Care
  • Non-Profits and Health Care
  • Health-Care Marketing

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.

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  • 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

  • Between 0 – 23 previous college semester credits from a regionally accredited institution
  • Must have earned high school diploma or GED a minimum of 2 years ago
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official ACT/SAT scores no more than five years old
  • International Students: Scores from these organizations will fulfill the ACT/SAT requirement
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Additional requirements for International Students

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

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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