Academic Catalog 2015-2016 (Addended) 
    May 29, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2015-2016 (Addended) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science: Health Care Administration

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Care Administration degree combines health care administration with ethical principles of supervision and management. This degree is designed to help graduates develop the skills and competencies necessary to work, supervise, or manage in various areas of the health care industry. Topics in this major include administration and management, human resources, law, research, quality assessment, and long-term care specific to the field of health care.

In addition to courses required for the major all students must complete a selection of General Education courses, listed below. Students who have completed all of the General Education Core requirements (53 credit hours) in CCU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (pre-licensure)  degree program, and who transfer to the BS in Health Care Administration, satisfy all General Education Core requirements in the Health Care Administration degree. CCU pre-licensure BSN students who are interested in the BS in Health Care Administration program are encouraged to speak to their student service advisor about this opportunity.

Major coursework for the degree can be completed over four semesters. Classes are offered in online and in-seat format.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

This academic program has been updated from the 2015-2016 Academic Catalog, effective November 30, 2015. Students who began their academic program before November 30, 2015 will adhere to the requirements listed in the 2015-2016 Catalog as long as there is no break in enrollment. Students who began their academic program on November 30, 2015 through the end of the spring 2016 term are under the requirements of the 2015-2016 Addended Catalog, listed below.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration degree requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education (48 hours)
Major Core (36 hours)
Electives (36)

General Education Requirements (48 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (6 credit hours)

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Natural Sciences (6 credit hours)

Computer Science (3 credit hours)

Only courses completed within the past 5 years will be accepted to complete the General Education core requirement.

Elective Requirements (36 credit hours)

 Choose 36 hours of elective credits.

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Degree

The faculty recommends students in the BS in Health Care Administration to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 120 credit hours of courses, including all general education, Health Care Administration major core courses, and elective hours.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CAGS Residency requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.