SKILLS FOR YOUR CAREER

An online Bachelor of Health Services Administration explores the forces and trends that shape and challenge the U.S. healthcare industry. With a BBA in health services administration, you’ll:

  • Apply business strategies and tools to health services management for healthcare management firms, hospitals, clinics, and long-term facilities considering critical factors such as laws, ethics, quality, and cost
  • Understand the features of the U.S. healthcare system and understand how policy and law shape organizations that provide health-related services
  • Apply management and technical skills to the administration of healthcare systems and organizations
  • Analyze current administrative and management challenges in health service organizations and recommend solutions that incorporate strategic use of resources

AT-A-GLANCE

Summer Classes Start:

July 1

Courses to Complete:

40

Cost Per Course:

$1,465

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ONLINE BACHELOR OF HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION COURSES

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • HSA 300 - Health Services Organization Management

    Get an overview of the various aspects of health care organizations. Topics include the transition and development of the industry; organizational design; oversight and management roles; responsibilities of various types of health care institutions and professionals; evaluating the purpose and clinical performance of physicians, nurses, clinical support and community health services management; and the functions of financial and human resource management, information services, customer services, and marketing and strategy.

  • HSA 305 - Health Services Marketing

    Understand marketing in health care organizations. Topics include the role of marketing in health care organizations, the marketing environment in the health care industry, strategy and market planning, the use of market information systems and market research, market segmentation, shaping product and service offerings, pricing strategies and decisions, designing and managing marketing channels, designing and managing marketing communications, and implementing marketing.

  • HSA 315 - Health Information Systems

    Review current health information systems. Topics include locating, collecting, analyzing, utilizing and reporting health statistics to solve common workplace issues. Learn basic concepts of data quality and methods of presentation. Explore data systems issues as well as health indicators, metrics and measurements to support informed decision making in a health care organization.

  • HSA 320 - Healthcare Human Resource Management

    Explore contemporary human resource issues in health care management within the U.S. health care system. Contrast the differences between personnel administration and elements of strategic human resource management. Learn key concepts, such as line vs. staff relationships; the manager/employee relationship; job design and analysis; position descriptions; recruitment, retention and promotion; succession planning; legal issues; safety issues; labor relations; training; compensation and benefits; and performance appraisals. Discuss current trends in health care human resource management for context.

  • HSA 405 - Health Care Policy and Law

    Get an overview of health care policy, regulation and law. Topics include sources of common, statutory and constitutional law; contracts and intentional torts; the organization and management of a corporate health care organization (HCO); for-profit and nonprofit HCOs; liability issues for individuals and HCOs; admission and discharge issues; medical staff appointments and privileges; emergency care issues; consent issues for treatment; and taxation and antitrust issues. Discuss current examples of fraud, abuse and corporate compliance programs.

COURSES IN MAJOR

  • BUS 302 - MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

    Review fundamental management concepts and techniques that contribute to effective management and provide a foundation for the development of a wide variety of business skills. Focus on the roles, the environment and the primary functions of the manager (planning, organizing, leading, controlling), as well as the skills required and various techniques used to perform these functions. Follow the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Topics include the communication process, motivation and operations (production) management.

  • BUS 309 - BUSINESS ETHICS

    Apply ethical principles to typical business challenges. Focus on the ethical perspectives of business decision-making and policy development in a variety of key areas including individual behavior, human resource management, work environments, marketing, property rights and international business. Analyze case situations to illustrate the application of various ethical approaches (utility, individual rights and justice) in managing organizations.

  • BUS 475 - BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

    Explore the role of primary and secondary stakeholders, both within and outside organizations. Investigate ethics and social responsibility and review where organizational activities fall within different continua. Examine the broad forces in business, society and globalization and how stakeholders can influence results in both business and society.

  • BUS 499 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CAPSTONE

    Examine the processes by which organizations formulate strategy, implement policy, and evaluate outcomes in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Focus on the ethical implications of strategic choices throughout the course. Exercise your analytic, integrative, decision-making and business communications skills through the use of case analysis and decision making.

  • ECO 100 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

    Get a basic overview of macro- and microeconomic principles and concepts. Understand the economic dynamics of market forces affecting competition, different economic systems, the role of government in the economy and economic aspects of international trade. Discusses the labor market, interest rates and the supply of money, and the performance of a national economy. Apply economics to business decisions, considering such principles as opportunity costs, diminishing returns and the marginal principle.

  • LEG 100 - BUSINESS LAW I

    Analyze the process by which substantive rights and duties are enforced, including legal pleadings, discovery procedures, pre- and post-trial motions, jurisdiction, venue, trial by jury, equity and previous adjudication problems.

  • MKT 100 - PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

    Get introduced to basic marketing principles and concepts. Focus on the development of marketing strategy and the major components of the marketing mix, (product, price, promotion and distribution). Review the critical environmental factors of markets — domestic and international — and customer behavior characteristics that affect marketing operations. Understand how marketing integrates with other functions in a business organization.

GET IN THE BUSINESS OF HELPING PEOPLE

When you earn your bachelor’s in health services administration from Strayer University, you’ll have the educational background to accelerate your career in healthcare.

 

Our online Bachelor of Business Administration program’s concentration in health services administration lets you review the role that oversight and management play in efficient healthcare organizations.

 

You’ll develop an understanding of the way marketing communications influence the healthcare environment. You will examine the role information systems play in effective health 

care administration, including the collection, analysis, and reporting of health statistics.

 

Human resource management is also a big part of healthcare administration, and you’ll earn your bachelor’s in health services administration with a solid appreciation of the relationship between managers and employees, recruitment and retention of talent, and the legal and safety issues associated with healthcare environments.

 

Help manage the systems that help people in your community with a Strayer bachelor’s in health services administration.

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