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With the health care industry expanding at a record pace, demand for highly skilled administrative professionals with hands-on experience is stronger than ever. The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program prepares you to seize the moment, with a rigorous, multidisciplinary curriculum available 100% online. In collaboration with our faculty of real-world experts and thought leaders, you’ll gain practical knowledge through diverse experiential learning opportunities designed for working adults, including Experiential Network (XN) projects, challenge-based learning (CBL) courses, and in-class case studies. As you build competence in healthcare management, finance, policies and procedures, and the relevant legal and regulatory issues, you’ll also further develop your analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills. When you graduate, you’ll join a diverse and dedicated community of alumni, offering you a vibrant professional network in a growing industry.
This is an online program.
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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.
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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.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
33 semester hours required
Complete one of the following two courses with corresponding lab:
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
Choose one of the following:
36 semester hours required
Management and Finance
Law, Regulation, and Policy
15 semester hours required
Complete 15 semester hours from the following:
MGT, MKT, PSY, HSC, HMG, HRM, or the following two courses:
Complete a minimum of 36 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
Follow our leaders
Our faculty represents a wide cross-section of professional practices and fields. They serve as mentors and advisors and collaborate alongside students to solve the most pressing global challenges facing established and emerging markets.
"Our students have the opportunity to learn directly from healthcare leaders who are deeply committed to teaching adults who want to enter or grow in the healthcare administration profession. Students will have the opportunity for hands-on learning that integrates the classroom environment with what is going on in the real-world, in real-time. When students complete this program, they are ready to take on many challenges in our booming healthcare industry." - Earlene Avalon, PhD, MPH; Associate Teaching Professor and Faculty Lead
As a full time employee, it was difficult to find a school that could help me to reach my goal in obtaining my bachelor's degree. Northeastern offered me the chance of pursuing my education goals while having a full time job in during the day. The flexibility that Northeastern offers on their classes schedules was the key for me to be able to graduate this year.Kennya Cabrera Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration, 2019
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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 Facts – begin at our website
- No application fees
- No SATs or ACTs required
- Multiple start terms per year
- Online application – free and simple to complete
- Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
- Official high school degree or completed attestation form
- 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
- Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
- Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language
For more information on Bachelor's Completion Admissions Requirements, please visit our Application Web Page.
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Your Head Start on a Master’s Degree
The PlusOne Accelerated Master’s Program provides motivated students with the opportunity to start earning their master’s degree while pursuing their undergraduate education. By completing the BS in Healthcare Administration, you can advance your learning by applying up to 16 credits earned toward your bachelor's and master’s degree, allowing you to receive your graduate degree one year sooner than you would with a traditional Master of Public Health.
Cost and Tuition
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The deadlines below are recommended; however, admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis and applications submitted after these deadlines will still be considered for the upcoming term.
The domestic deadlines below allow time for those transferring credits. More details.
Summer 2021 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: May 10, 2021||Deadline: April 12, 2021|
|Start Date: June 30, 2021||Deadline: June 2, 2021|
Fall 2021 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: September 9, 2021||Deadline: August 12, 2021|
|Start Date: October 27, 2021||Deadline: September 29, 2021|
Spring 2022 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: January 10, 2022||Deadline: December 13, 2021|
|Start Date: March 7, 2022||Deadline: February 7, 2022|
Summer 2022 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: May 9, 2022||Deadline: April 11, 2022|
|Start Date: June 29, 2022||Deadline: June 1, 2022|
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.
- 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
Ask Us Anything
What scholarship opportunities are available for bachelor’s completion students in the BS in Healthcare Administration program?
Scholarships up to $15,000 are available for students in the BS in Healthcare Administration program. These include:
- Professional Advancement Scholarship (average award $6,000 - $10,000)
- Lowell Institute Scholarship (up to $15,000)
- Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship (up to $10,000)
- Community College Scholarship (up to $5,000)
- Ruby Linn Scholarship for Servicemembers and Veterans (up to $10,000)