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.


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 has a student chapter of 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. Membership is open to all Belhaven University students and faculty who have an interest in healthcare management. Go to the BFHL page for more information.

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 Number Course Name Credits
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
BUS360 Operations Management 3
WVC401 Kingdom Life 3
  Electives/PLA 39
  Total Degree 124

Belhaven University has been ranked #9 by for Best Healthcare Administration Schools.