Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    Dec 09, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Bachelor of Science: Healthcare Administration

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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Healthcare Administration degree combines healthcare 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 healthcare industry. Topics in this major include administration and management, human resources, law, research, quality assessment, and long-term care specific to the field of healthcare.

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 requirements in CCU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (pre-licensure)  degree program, and who transfer to the B.S. in Healthcare Administration, satisfy all General Education requirements in the Healthcare Administration degree. CCU pre-licensure BSN students who are interested in the B.S. in Healthcare 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 format.  

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education (39 hours)
Healthcare Administration Major Core (36 hours)
Electives (45 hours)

General Education Requirements (39 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

Science (3 credit hours)

Elective Requirements (45 credit hours)

Choose 45 hours of elective credits.

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration Degree

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Healthcare 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, Healthcare 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.


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