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Gain the skills and knowledge you need to direct the operation of healthcare organizations

Healthcare Administration and Public Health

Bachelor of Science

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 121-122
Time to Completion: 12-24 months*
Tuition: $398 per credit hour**

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Online Healthcare Administration & Public Health Degree

Bachelor of Science

The need for strong business leadership in the healthcare field is greater than ever. After completing the public health and healthcare administration degree online, you’ll be prepared to help improve the delivery of healthcare as you make decisions that positively impact patients and communities.


Prepare for a career in healthcare administration 

  • Flexible online classes with 24/7 access
  • 7-week courses
  • Accredited by NECHE
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • Accelerated BS-to-MBA option

healthcare-program-agacnp.jpegRecognized as a leading educator in the field, Husson University’s online bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration and Public Health is designed to prepare you to build a business career with a healthcare focus. You'll learn from distinguished professors and working healthcare professionals with valuable connections in the industry and have access to learning opportunities through internships, practicums, clinical, and hands-on learning. As a healthcare leader, you’ll work to improve how medical care is delivered in the United States. You’ll use your specialized knowledge gained from our healthcare administration degree online to ensure that health organizations have strong operational, quality/safety, and financial footings to best serve patients, families, and communities.

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*Based on a student transferring in between 60-90 credits **Rate effective May 1, 2022. All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

Why Husson Online

Start When You’re Ready

Multiple start dates and no set class times or locations


Experiential Learning

Gain even more real-world experience


Personalized Academic Support

Earn your MBA in just one year


Accredited Programs

All of our programs meet standards for quality


Career Outlook

Job Growth. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for healthcare administration jobs is expected to grow by 32% through 2026, much faster than average.


Median Salary. The national median salary for medical and health services managers in 2020 was $104,280, per the BLS.


Diverse Opportunities. This online healthcare administration program will prepare you for meaningful and well-paid professional roles in the healthcare industry to include areas such as health promotion specialist, healthcare practice and project management, community health educator, and public health and wellness professional.  

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How to Apply

The admissions process breakdown



An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential


Financial Aid

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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits toward your degree


Courses you will take:

Your courses encompass a variety of management, law and ethics, economics and policy, database design, and more. Even better, with Husson's online health administration degree program, you can earn a specialized Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Healthcare Management with only one additional year of study. You'll be able to get ahead in your career and take on more responsibility and leadership even quicker. Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak to an enrollment counselor. 

2022 Start Dates

July 5

Fall, Term 1
September 5

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EH 105 College Writing: 3 hours
PY 111 General Psychology: 3 hours
MS 132 Probability and Statistics: 3 hours
PY 141 Human Growth and Development: 3 hours
BA 211 Microeconomics: 3 hours


MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra: 4 hours
MS 180 Precalculus with Trigonometry: 4 hours
MS 181 Calculus with Applications: 4 hours


Perspectives Elective: 3 hours
Lab Science Elective: 4 hours
Philosophical Elective: 3 hours
Historical Elective: 3 hours
Humanities Elective: 3 hours
Fine Arts Elective: 3 hours
Literature Elective: 3 hours

HS 101 Introduction to Healthcare Studies: 3 hours
HS 121 Medical Terminology: 3 hours
HS 301 Introduction to Public Health: 3 hours
HS 302 Global Health: 3 hours
HS 311 Healthcare Management and Organization: 3 hours
HS 321 Healthcare Law and Ethics: 3 hours
HS 411 Health Economics and Policy: 3 hours
HS 421 Healthcare Studies Senior Experience: 3 hours
HS 491 Healthcare Studies Internship: 3 hours
SC 120 Functional Anatomy and Lab: 4 hours
SC 224 Research Design: 3 hours
SC 292 Epidemiology: 3 hours
IT 210 Basic Database Design and Implementation: 3 hours
IT 214 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications: 3 hours
EH 360: Writing in the Health Professions: 3 hours

Healthcare Studies Electives: 9 hours
Foreign Culture Elective: 3 hours
Bridge Elective: 3 hours
Sustainability Elective: 3 hours
Open Electives: 15 hours

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