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Healthcare Administration and Public Health

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**

Bachelor of Science

Online Healthcare Administration and Public Health Degree

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.

Healthcare Administration Program Highlights 


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July 1, 2024
September 3, 2024

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What you will learn

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 **All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

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Courses you will take:

Healthcare Administration and Public Health

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. 


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Career Outlook for Heathcare Administration and Public Health Majors

Husson University's 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is healthcare administration the same as public health?

Healthcare administration is a function. Public health is a field. A qualified healthcare administrator can work in the field of public health, providing leadership and guidance that helps whole communities. At Husson University, our Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Public Health can help you gain the skills and credentials needed to maintain the financial health and patient service quality of healthcare organizations of all shapes and sizes.

Is a bachelor’s in public health worth it?

It certainly can be. At Husson University, our Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Public Health is offered 100% online to give you the freedom you need to build the leadership skills needed to ensure your organization meets its patient care responsibilities—from operations to finances to medical staff.

Which bachelor’s degree is best for healthcare?

That depends if you’re looking for a non-clinical career where you can make a real difference for individual patients as well as whole communities, then a degree focused on administration and management for healthcare organizations is a great place to start. At Husson University, our Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Public Health is designed to help you hone your leadership abilities while gaining the operational, fiscal and management skills needed to keep health services running smoothly and efficiently.

Is healthcare administration a good career?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in all healthcare occupations is projected to grow 13 percent by 2031. And when you drill down, you’ll find that healthcare leadership roles, such as Medical and Health Services Managers, is projected to grow by 28 percent. Aside from employment percentages (and health salary expectations), there is the satisfaction of knowing you’ve helped make a real difference in the lives of your organization’s patients and personnel. So, yes, healthcare administration is an excellent career field to enter.

Transfer Made Easy

You're not alone. Hundreds of students transfer to Husson each year, some with just a few college credits, and others looking to transform an Associate's degree to a Bachelor’s or a Master’s. Best of all, you can transfer up to 90 credits toward your undergraduate degree or nine credits toward your graduate degree. We’ll be with you every step of the way to ensure you’re more than ready for the rewarding future you have in mind.

Whether you are transferring from a community college, looking to maximize your transfer credits, or trying to find an affordable school, Husson Online is a great choice.

Transfer Up To 90 Credits

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