St. Scholastica has prepared students to be leaders and problem solvers in the healthcare field for 100 years. This program combines the school's expertise in health sciences and management to prepare future healthcare administrators to help improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery.
Graduates of this program will receive a bachelor of arts in management degree with a healthcare administration concentration.
In this program, students will master core business skills and develop specialized skills that are unique to healthcare management. Graduates will be skilled in the following areas:
Healthcare administrators plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the delivery of healthcare. This includes a variety of roles, from large hospitals, physicians' offices, rural clinics and nursing and residential care facilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 23 percent growth rate in healthcare administration by 2022.
Course covers the history and development of the healthcare system in the United States; health in society today; types of healthcare institutions and services, organizational structure, roles of healthcare professionals and functions of hospitals and other health facilities; accountability in healthcare and the role of government in healthcare, introduction to current models of health financing.