Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration

The BUA department strives to prepare students to take their place in society and to thrive in whatever roles they choose. The successful student who completes the Healthcare Administration major will be skilled in combining compassion and caring for people with principled business leadership.

Graduates will demonstrate work-force readiness skills in healthcare industry standards of competency:

  • Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment – understand the US healthcare system sectors, stakeholders, contemporary policy issues, technology, and business operations.
  • Business Skills and Knowledge – apply business principles, including systems thinking, to the healthcare environment.
  • Communication and Relationship Management – communicate clearly and concisely with ethical and professional standards that include a responsibility to the patient and community, a service orientation, and a commitment to lifelong learning and improvements.
  • Leadership – foundational understanding and ability to inspire individual and organizational excellence, create a shared vision and successfully manage change to attain strategic ends and successful performance.

Program Type

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Program Contact

Associate Professor Sarah Whitis

Program Options

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