Feb 23, 2019
The Associate of Science (A.S.) in Healthcare Administration combines general education, healthcare administration and management, and elective courses, offering a solid foundation for a faith-based liberal arts education with healthcare administration foundation courses. These foundational courses include healthcare terminology, healthcare delivery systems, role of spirituality and ethics in healthcare, and healthcare human resources. This degree also provides students with the general education and foundational requirements necessary to complete a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration. Please refer to the specific program catalog pages for additional requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree program. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
The A.S. requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 36 credit hours of general education, 18 credit hours of healthcare administration courses, and 6 hours of elective credit. Prior college, military, and technical credits can be used toward the A.S. degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the A.S. degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the A.S. degree program.
The Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (36 hours)
Healthcare major (18 hours)
Electives (6 hours)
General Education Core (36 credit hours)
Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)
Biblical Studies (3 credit hours)
Communications (9 credit hours)
Additional Written Communication (choose one)
Oral/Interpersonal Communication (choose one)
Computer Science (3 credit hours)
Only courses completed within the past 5 years will be accepted to complete the General Education core requirement.
History, Behavioral, and Social Sciences (6 credit hours)
Choose one history and one behavioral/social science course:
Humanities (6 credit hours)
Choose from two different disciplines. PHL 205A is required.
Mathematics (3 credit hours)
Choose one Mathematics course.
Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)
Major Core Requirements (18 credit hours)
Graduation Requirements for Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration Degree
The faculty recommends students in the A.S. in Healthcare Administration to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.
- Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above. (A maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses.)
- A letter grade of D or better in all courses and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all CCU coursework.
- Meet the CCU Residency requirements.
- Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
- No outstanding financial obligation to the University.