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Bachelor of Health Administration

Overview

Belhaven's online healthcare administration degree program, the Bachelor of Health Administration (BHA), is ideal for students who want to focus on management and leadership in health care. The curriculum emphasizes the roles of leaders in the workplace and includes courses in communication, research based decision-making, business law, human resources, marketing, computer applications, and business fundamentals.

Belhaven, an accredited online university, provides the knowledge and skill needed to help advance your career in healthcare management.

All courses are taught from the Christian worldview, so you will be able to strengthen your faith as you engage the corporate world of business.

A health administration degree can open up career opportunities in hospitals, private practices, rehabilitation facilities and community clinics. Potential occupations could include:


Bachelor of Health Administration Online Degree Curriculum Summary

The Bachelor of Health Administration, Belhaven's online business degree program, can be completed in four years and is ideal for adults interested in earning a new degree or advancing their current career. The curriculum includes online courses in management, finance, ethics, human resources, marketing, and business fundamentals.

Course #Course NameCredits
BUS280 Introduction to Online Education 3
BIB214 Old Testament History 3
BIB215 New Testament History 3
BIO125 Science and Culture II 4
ENG103 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENG108 Effective Research Writing 3
ENG203 Survey of World Literature I 3
ENG204 Survey of World Literature II 3
HIS108 Civilization II 3
HIS205 Contemporary World History 3
MAT202 Quantitative Reasoning 3
WVC301 Christian Interpretation of Life 3
BUS309 Business Computer Applications 3
BUS326 Principles of Management 3
BUS362 Human Resources 3
BUS412 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS414 Business Law 3
BUS395 Management Research Methods 3
BHA315 Healthcare Organizations in the US 3
BHA326 Healthcare Quality Management and Outcomes 3
BHA401 Financial Administration of Healthcare 3
BHA402 Ethics in Healthcare Administration 3
BHA411 Healthcare Marketing 3
ECO407 Economics 3
BUS406 Finance and Accounting for Managers 3
BUS419 Business Policy 3
WVC401 Kingdom Life 3
Electives/PLA 42
TOTAL 124

Course Descriptions

See Online College Undergraduate course descriptions.


Admission Information

As you apply for admission to Belhaven University, you can use this checklist to assist you in the process. Each item required is necessary to apply, be accepted and register at the college. If you have any questions about admission, contact onlineadmission@belhaven.edu.

  1. COMPLETE the APPLICATION for Admission and SUBMIT $25 APPLICATION Fee.
  2. REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS

    • Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended. You may make copies of the transcript request form provided. Full credit is usually allowed for students transferring work from another regionally accredited institution. See Transferability of Credit Notice. The registrar will determine if the work is consistent with a liberal arts curriculum.
    • Students applying with fewer than 12 semester hours of college credit acceptable by Belhaven must also submit an official high school transcript showing the date of graduation. A 2.0 grade point on a 4.0 scale average is required.
    • A student who has earned the General Education Development (GED) certificate may be admitted. An official GED transcript must be provided from the State Department of Education of the state that issued the certificate. Subscores must be 450 or higher or an average standard score of 500 or higher to be considered for admission.
  3. SUBMIT TEST SCORES

    • A student who is applying with fewer than 12 semester hours of college credit must send to the office of admission an official high school transcript showing the date of graduation as well as an official report of the ACT or SAT score directly from the testing service. Applications will be processed and admission status determined when all required items, including the ACT or SAT, where applicable, are on file.
    • Freshmen who have graduated and been out of high school for five years or more will not be required to submit an ACT score, but their applications must come before the committee.
    • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in English by scoring 525 or above on the paper-based or 71 on the internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The TOEFL requirements may be waived if English proficiency can be demonstrated through other reliable documentation. Proficiency is usually demonstrated by at least two years of successful academic work at the college or university level in the United States.
    • A veteran who wishes to be assessed for military credit or who will use veteran benefits must submit a copy of Form DD214 and/or DD295 to Belhaven University.
  4. COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS