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Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration Program

Earn a degree in the growing field of healthcare administration and prepare for a great career.

The Value of a CALUNIVERSITY Online Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration Degree

The field of healthcare is one of the most stable and consistently growing industries today. There is an ever growing need for skilled healthcare professionals with the right kind of training for successful business administration. The strong knowledge foundation provided by a well-rounded education is essential for many employers when prospecting for candidates. A Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration is a distinguished accomplishment that sets skilled professionals apart from the rest of the pack. With California Intercontinental University’s accredited degree program, you can earn the skills you need from faculty with years of practical experience.

This Bachelor’s Degree in our Healthcare Administration program offers the most up-to-date information and techniques for understanding the fundamentals of healthcare systems and medical institutions. Students will learn the principles of statistical analysis in health policy and administration, how to interpret study results. Coursework will also explore the basics of medical assisting, record-keeping and billing in a clinical setting, along with IT as it relates to the healthcare profession.  Healthcare Management Organization and Behavior is based on a clinical enterprise model that presents actual situations and challenges for the student. These targeted courses provide candidates with the distinct expertise needed to begin or advance a career in healthcare operations.

The career outlook for the healthcare profession is consistently positive. Administrative careers in hospitals, clinics, and research laboratories are in high demand, as well as careers in organization and planning and healthcare administration. Healthcare companies are looking for top graduates  with strong leadership skills and the motivation to succeed. The curriculum for California Intercontinental University’s program helps graduates become highly marketable in a competitive career landscape.

Credits required for degree completion: 120
Maximum transfer credits accepted: 90
Program length: 4 years
Cost per credit: $345
Payment options: Click to view interest-free payment options

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the proper use of effective oral and written communication and professional presentations.
  • Explain the importance of leadership, organizational culture and human relationships in organizations.
  • Identify and analyze managerial and organizational information needs and use appropriate information technologies to assist in business decision making.
  • Apply quantitative and qualitative skills for solving business problems and appreciate the value of statistical techniques and information technologies in business decision making.
  • Apply principles of planning, organizing, and leading business operations.
  • Explain the importance of integrity and professional ethics in business settings.
  • Design, develop, and implement strategies that enhance the marketing of products and services.
  • Define micro and macroeconomics and financial analysis and decision making
  • Identify human resource management practices and such behavioral issues as motivation and diversity.
Degree Plan BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION (BBA HCA)
Course Number Course Name Prerequisite Credits Foundation/ Core GE Elective/ Specialization
Semester 1
GEN 101 English Composition 3 3
GEN 113 Introduction to Psychology GEN 101 3 3
BUS 215 Business Communications 3 3
Semester 2
GEN 212 Introduction to Philosophy GEN 101 3 3
GEN 104 Mathematics 3 3
IST 221 Fundamentals of Computing GEN 104 3 3
Semester 3
GEN 213 Introduction to World Religions GEN 101 3 3
ECO 215 Survey of Economics 3 3
BUS 201 Business and Society 3 3
Semester 4
GEN 102 US History 3 3
ECO 220 Macroeconomics ECO 215 3 3
MKT 226 Principles of Marketing BUS 201 3 3
Semester 5
GEN 103 US Government 3 3
IST 228 Data Communication and Distributed Networks IST 221 3 3
MGT 251 Organizational Behavior 3 3
Semester 6
GEN 112 World History 3 3
ACC 222 Financial Accounting GEN 104 3 3
BUS 314 Business Law GEN 103 3 3
Semester 7
GEN 105 Algebra GEN 104 3 3
ACC 421 Managerial Accounting ACC 222 3 3
FIN 224 Principles of Financial Management ACC 222 3 3
Semester 8
BUS 214 Business Statistics GEN 105 3 3
BUS 425 Business Ethics GEN 212 3 3
ECO 418 Microeconomics ECO 215 3 3
Semester 9
BUS 426 Quantitative Methods in Business GEN 105 3 3
MGT 448 Human Resource Management MGT 251 3 3
Elective/ Specialization 3 3
Semester 10
IST 439 Enterprise Resource Management IST 221 3 3
MGT 328 Process of Management 3 3
Elective/ Specialization 3 3
Semester 11
GEN 106 Calculus GEN 105 3 3
BUS 416 Business Negotiation GEN 101 3 3
Elective/ Specialization 3 3
Semester 12
MGT 440 Operations Management BUS 214 3 3
MGT 450 Project Management MGT 328 3 3
Elective/ Specialization 3 3
Semester 13
MGT 445 Strategic Management MGT 328 3 3
MGT 456 International Management MGT 440 3 3
Elective/ Specialization 3 3
Semester 14
MGT 460 Leadership in Organizations MGT 440 3 3
120 45 30 45

General Education Courses

  • GEN 101 English Composition
  • GEN 102 US History
  • GEN 103 US Government
  • GEN 104 Mathematics
  • GEN 105 Algebra
  • GEN 106 Calculus
  • GEN 112 World History
  • GEN 113 Introduction to Psychology
  • GEN 212 Introduction to Philosophy
  • GEN 213 Introduction to World Religions

General Electives

  • MGT 450 Project Management
  • MGT 448 Human Resource Management
  • MGT 445 Strategic Management
  • IST 439 Enterprise Resource Management
  • BUS 416 Business Negotiation
  • BUS 201 Business and Society
  • BUS 214 Business Statistics
  • ECO 220 Macroeconomics
  • MKT 226 Principles of Marketing
  • IST 228 Data Communications and Distributed Networks

Required Core Courses

  • MGT 460 Leadership in Organizations
  • MGT 456 International Management
  • MGT 440 Operations Management
  • BUS 425 Business Ethics
  • ACC 421 Managerial Accounting
  • ECO 418 Microeconomics
  • MGT 328 Process of Management
  • BUS 314 Business Law
  • MGT 251 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 426 Quantitative Methods in Business

Business Foundation Courses

  • ECO 215 Survey of Economics
  • BUS 215 Business Communications
  • FIN 224 Principles of Financial Management
  • ACC 222 Financial Accounting
  • IST 221 Fundamentals of Computing

Emphasis Courses

  • HCA 301 Fundamentals of Health Care Systems
  • HCA 315 Medical Assisting
  • HCA 337 Statistics for Health Care Policy and Administration
  • HCA 425 Healthcare Management Organization and Behavior
  • HCS 430 IT for the Healthcare Profession

Course Schedule

The Bachelor of Business Administration program requires the completion of 120 units of coursework that include:
General Education Courses: 30 Units / 10 Courses
California Intercontinental University uses elements of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) to determine the breadth of requirements for general education courses. In making this determination, courses that are recognized by IGETC that are not offered by California Intercontinental University may be considered for waiver of certain General Education courses.

General Electives: 30 Units / 10 Courses

In alignment with the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) program, students can demonstrate multidisciplinary knowledge through transfer of courses or students may also elect to fulfill the unit mandate by taking the General Electives Courses or any other undergraduate courses offered by CALUNIVERSITY

Business Foundation Courses:  15 Units / 5 Courses
Required Core Courses:  30 Units / 10 Courses
Specialization Courses:  15 Units / 5 Courses

Admissions Requirements

In addition to the preliminary admissions requirements, an applicant for the Bachelor’s degree program must submit and meet the following admission prerequisites:

  1. Official transcript showing the completion of a high school diploma or GED, (with no college-level work). DD 214 documents showing High School completion may be accepted as proof for military students.
  2. If the applicant has completed some approved postsecondary college work, a sealed copy of his/her official transcripts will be required (no verification of HS completion will be needed in this case)
  3. The applicant’s college academic record must show a minimal grade point average (GPA) of C (2.0 on a scale of 4.0) or higher

Graduation Requirements

The Bachelor’s Degree is conferred upon those who have fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Successfully complete the GE, Required, and Emphasis courses of the appropriate curriculum (or their equivalent) and have fulfilled the minimal required Learning Time for each course and program
  2. Met the study time residency requirement for degree completion and award
  3. Achieve at least 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for all courses taken at California Intercontinental University
  4. Be cleared of all indebtedness and other obligations to California Intercontinental University prior to degree award
  5. Be recommended for graduation by the Faculty and Academic Department

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