The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Health Service Administration Track at FranU allows students who have earned an associate of science degree from an accredited clinical program to obtain a baccalaureate degree in a complementary track.
The program is designed to prepare students to serve communities and patient populations with compassion and respect as health care managers. While this is an in-person program, students will have the option to take courses online when available.
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The health science bachelor’s degree consists of 120 curriculum credit hours. A multi-disciplinary curriculum provides students with the opportunity to learn from a variety of perspectives, making for a well-rounded education and a wide range of career opportunities.
Through courses that cover healthcare systems and trends, principles in management and theological bioethics, students will gain a deeper understanding of what it takes to lead in healthcare. The health science bachelor’s degree culminates in a capstone project through which students will showcase their strengths in management and leadership.
The health service administration degree is meant for students who hold an associate of science from an accredited clinical program. Further admission requirements include:
For detailed information on admission requirements, visit the Transfer Students Admissions page.
The goals of the Bachelor of Science in Health Science - Health Service Administration Track are to:
Students graduating from the health service administration bachelor’s degree program will have the ability to:
Students will take courses ranging from writing for science research to business statistics to theological bioethics. Health service administration students will encounter a diverse range of subject matter that will enrich their learning experience and prepare them to meet and exceed the expectations of the healthcare industry.
Graduates will enter the workforce with skills in management, communication and community service, with additional competencies in health science research and the ability to serve the population in an ethical, responsible manner.
[Accordion] H3: What can I do with a health service administration bachelor’s degree?
The healthcare administration field is wide-reaching, offering careers in many different fields and settings. Some health service administration graduates may pursue a career working hands-on with people, while others may choose a career path focused on data and analysis.
Healthcare administration students may work in offices, hospitals, nursing homes or group medical practices and often serve a clinical administrative or service role. Careers include:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that careers in medical and healthcare management will increase by 28% over the next ten years, which means that there will be ample opportunities for students to find employment after graduation. In addition, the BLS reports that the median annual salary for healthcare management professionals is $101,340 per year.
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|60 credit hours from coursework earned toward an eligible Associate degree program||60|
|27 credit hours of shared core courses||0|
|THEO 1310 - Introduction to Theology||3|
|MATH 2315 - General Statistics||3|
|WRIT 2315 - Introduction to Professional Communication or WRIT 3335 - Technical Writing or WRIT 4315 - Writing for Science and Research||3|
|HADM 3340 - Healthcare Systems and Trends||3|
|MGMT 3305 - Principles in Management||3|
|HESC 3310 - Educating in the School of Health Professions||3|
|BADM 2316 - Business Statistics||3|
|THEO 3345 - Theological Bioethics or PHIL 4310 - Corporate Social Responsibility||3|
|BADM 4910 - Capstone||3|
|15 credit hours in 3000 and 4000 level HADM coursework||15|
|15 credit hours of approved 3000 and 4000 level courses (With advisor approval, based on intended field of work or other academic interests.)||15|
|3 or more credit hours in general electives||3|
|Curriculum Credit Hours||120|