Online Bachelor of Health Administration

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.

  • 124 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • 7-week courses, taught year round
  • All classes taught from a Christian worldview
  • Small class sizes so you know your professors and classmates
  • Competitive tuition rates
  • Belhaven University has been ranked #9 by Study.com for Best Healthcare Administration Schools.

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

  • Supervisory roles in human resources
  • Communications and marketing assistants
  • Office finance and accounting
  • Project consultants and supervisors
  • Manager of health information services
  • Supervisor of medical records, billing and insurance
  • Case and contract managers
  • Office or department management
  • Leadership and management of technological innovations

Belhaven Future Healthcare Leaders (BFHL), a participant in the
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network

Belhaven has a student chapter, Belhaven Future Healthcare Leaders (BFHL) for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The purpose of the chapter is to promote educational development of skills necessary for the effective leadership in healthcare organizations that students may serve once completing their studies at Belhaven University.

ACHE also provides information about career alternatives and job opportunities in the field of healthcare management and develops an association with local and regional healthcare executive groups to enhance academic and career opportunities. Students who participate in the program are provided a method of involvement, recognition, and representation in the profession of healthcare management as well as a forum for dialogue concerning the academic program and career planning.

Membership is open to all Belhaven University students and faculty who have an interest in healthcare management. The organization plans to meet at least once per semester on the Belhaven main campus. BFHL is open to all Belhaven students and Faculty who share and in interest in healthcare administration.

The Fall meeting of Belhaven Future Healthcare Leaders is Monday, October 3rd from 12:00 to 12:50 p.m. in Irby 300 on the main campus. The meeting is open to all Belhaven students, faculty, and staff who are interested in healthcare. Kevin Stump from Mississippi Organ Recovery (MORA) will be the guest speaker. The upcoming bone marrow collection project will be discussed. Lunch will be provided by MORA. Please RSVP if you are attending.

Contact: Dr. Susan Duett, sduett@belhaven.edu with questions.

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Accreditation

Belhaven’s business school is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education. Why is this important?

Knowing the School of Business is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education tells you that Belhaven University voluntarily holds itself to a set of quality standards and is willing to allow outside business experts come to campus and verify Belhaven is doing what we say we are doing. Belhaven’s commitment to the accreditation process benefits you because it ensures you will be provided a quality education. Additionally, it may assist you in meeting eligibility requirements for state and federal financial aid and in pursuit of graduate education.

These rates are for August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023.

Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate Degree/Certificate $425
Active Military Discount, Undergraduate Program $250
20% Discount: Military Spouse/Veteran/First Responder $340

Visit the Scholarship, Discounts and Fees web page to view other fees and the cost estimate calculator.

We look forward to receiving your application! Please follow the steps on the How Do I Apply page to see how easy it is to submit your application to Belhaven University.