As the large baby boomer population ages and technology continues to transform healthcare, the industry is experiencing an increase in demand and need for skilled leadership. The online B.S. in Health Administration degree from Anna Maria College can give you the theoretical business knowledge and practical expertise required for management careers at the intersection of business and healthcare.
This program is an applied business degree with an interdisciplinary focus on business and health informatics, the analysis of health systems information and metrics. As a student, you'll study field-specific topics like medical terminology and coding documentation, compliance with healthcare policy and insurance practices. An optional internship is built into the curriculum to help you make industry connections and graduate with valuable practical experience.
The online health administration degree is offered through Anna Maria's IACBE-accredited business school and is up for accreditation review in 2024. We accept up to 75 transfer credits to help you accelerate your degree.
Health Administration Career Outlook
Anna Maria's online health administration bachelor's degree will prepare you for management and administrative roles in healthcare organizations, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical device companies and more. Because this interdisciplinary program goes beyond the delivery of healthcare services and emphasizes business fundamentals, you will graduate qualified to excel in the complex, growing health services field.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for medical and health services managers is $104,280 per year.1 Other possible career paths include:
- Business analyst
- Human resources manager
- Insurance analyst
- Project manager
- Team leader or office manager in hospitals and other health facilities
Learn From Experienced Practitioners
The online health administration degree is led by faculty who have both relevant industry experience and years of academic knowledge in a range of disciplines. As a student, you will benefit from dedicated support and personalized tutoring throughout your program.
Build Interdisciplinary Skills in Business and Health
The B.S. in Health Administration features a core that combines topics in business, economics and healthcare. All courses in the online health administration degree are delivered in a flexible, convenient format that allows you to complete your studies from anywhere.
Skill areas covered include:
- Navigating health insurance plans
- Managing resources, including human resources, of an organization
- Addressing current issues in the delivery of health services
- Ethical reasoning and decision-making in health administration
- Strategic planning and research in modern health care delivery
You will complete 21 major courses, general education requirements and electives, graduating as a well-rounded professional ready to address current health care and administration needs. While 120 credits are required to complete an Anna Maria bachelor's program, we accept up to 75 transfer credits so you can earn your degree faster.
Anna Maria's program managers are available to assist you with the entire enrollment process, and you will receive continued support from a dedicated student services coordinator throughout your program. You can start your application today using our secure online portal.
To apply to the online health administration bachelor's degree, you will need:
- $25 application fee (waiver available when you speak with a program manager)
- Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
- Personal statement
- Letter of recommendation (only required for first time undergraduate students)
Get Started Today
Take the next step in achieving your personal and professional goals. Click here to learn more or call 877-265-3201 to speak with a program manager.