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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration-Online

Combine your passion for care with your talent for business. Demand is high for healthcare administration professionals who possess both business acumen and in-depth knowledge of healthcare functions and processes. In response, Northeastern's College of Professional Studies offers the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree program. 

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We’re committed to creating an education as unique as your career path. So, whether your goal is a new career or moving up in your field, our innovative programs will get you going your way.

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Customize your plan

We work with you to map your path to your goal.

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Learn from experience

From real-world case studies to employer-based projects, we prepare you to manage what comes next.

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Choose your focus

Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find the classes to sharpen your specialty.

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Study anywhere, on your time

Part-time or full-time, we move at your speed, to get you where you’re going.

Enrollment

Full-Time, Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Overview

Please note: We're excited to announce that we have officially changed the name of the BS Health Management program to Healthcare Administration to reflect the content of our program better.

As a student in this focused bachelor's degree program, you'll enhance your analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills while establishing competency in health care management, finance, policies and procedures, and relevant legal and regulatory issues. From health care administration to health services management, this degree program prepares you for numerous career opportunities in this dynamic and rewarding field. 

Experiential / Co-op opportunities

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace.

This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.

Learn About Getting Real World Experience

Get Set with a Custom Course Plan

General Requirements

University-Wide Requirement 

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements 

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

33 semester hours required

English

Complete one of the following two courses with corresponding lab:

3.00
1.00
3.00
1.00

Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:

3.00
1.00
3.00
1.00

Mathematics

3.00
3.00

Economics

3.00
 

Information Technology

Choose one of the following:

3.00
3.00
 

Social Sciences 

3.00
3.00
3.00
 

Major Courses

36 semester hours required 

Management and Finance

3.00
3.00
3.00
 

Law, Regulation, and Policy

3.00
3.00
3.00
 

Organizational Operations 

3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
 

Capstone

3.00
 

Professional Electives

15 semester hours required 

Complete 15 semester hours from the following: 

MGT, MKT, PSY, HSC, HMG, HRM, or the following two courses:

3.00
3.00

Electives 

Complete a minimum of 36 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.

Now Let's Talk Admissions

You know where you are headed and you've seen how our program will lead you there. So let's get going. Here's what you need to know before you enroll.

Application Requirements

  • Online application
  • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
    • Official high school degree
    • Official GED
    • Official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
  • Transfer credit documentation: should be submitted with your application material
    • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
      • Official U.S. transcripts: if you applied previously earned credit toward your earned associate degree, you must request transcripts from each institution you attended.
      • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
    • College-level examinations: official examination score(s)
    • Military evaluation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language

International Requirements

Are You an International Student? Find out what additional documents are required to apply.

Global Engagement Learn how our teaching and research benefit from a worldwide network of students, faculty, and industry partners.

Financing Requirements

Finance Your Education We offer a variety of resources, including scholarships and assistantships.

How to Apply Are ready to engage with the world and push the boundaries of education? If so, take the next step.

Cost and Tuition

Application Deadlines

Entry Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Semester

Fall 2021 Deadlines if Transferring Credit Deadline
August 12, 2021September 9, 2021
September 29, 2021October 27, 2021
Fall 2021 Deadlines if not Transferring Credit Deadline
September 2, 2021September 9, 2021
October 20, 2021October 27, 2021

Student Body Profile

An aging population has increased demand for healthcare professionals who can improve efficiencies and enhance the quality of care within healthcare service organizations. Robust growth for the field is expected, particularly for applicants with healthcare experience and strong business and management skills.

Impressive Numbers

  • The median pay for a health services manager in 2015 was $94,500, much higher than that of the average U.S. worker. (BLS, 2015)
  • Between 2014 and 2024, there is expected to be a 19% growth in healthcare jobs. (BLS, 2015)

What can you do with your degree?

This undergraduate program is designed for students who wish to work in non-clinical, managerial roles within healthcare organizations.

Careers to consider include:

  • Medical and health services manager
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Social or community service manager
  • Healthcare administrator