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Online Bachelor of Applied Science, Health Administration Emphasis

The Bachelor of Applied Science, Health Administration Emphasis provides an overview of the healthcare industry, including a comprehensive understanding of the environmental, social and cultural factors that influence health. Learn how to navigate economic and political forces, use research to support evidence-based practice and provide patient-centered care.

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Health Administration Emphasis Details

Classes and Scheduling

The online Bachelor of Applied Science, Health Administration Emphasis is a 120-credit program that includes the following:

  • Health Administration Emphasis Courses – 15 credits
  • Required Courses – 12 credits
  • Electives – 33 to 61 credits
  • Technical Education Credits – 20 to 48 credits. These may be from a technical associate degree (AAS or equivalent), an advanced technical certificate (ATC), or an intermediate technical certificate (ITC) that you have already earned from an accredited institution.
  • University Foundations Courses – 37 credits. These general education credits may be met through transfer coursework or will be incorporated into your degree plan.

Review the following table for details on the health administration emphasis courses.

Course TitleCredits
HLTH 210 Healthcare Delivery Systems3
HLTH 305 Determinants of Health and Wellness3
HLTH 315 Ethical and Legal Considerations in Patient Care3
HLTH 382 Research Methods in Health3
Take 3 credits from HLTH 300-4993

This content is provided as a quick reference for planning your academic schedule. All official course descriptions and degree requirements are published on the undergraduate catalog site.

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Costs and Scholarships

The health administration emphasis is available to all BAS students. Students pay $375 per credit during the 2024-25 academic year. Estimated book costs for the entire program equal $1,500. Future academic year per-credit fees may vary slightly and are finalized each May.

Students applying to this program are encouraged to apply for scholarships to help fund their education.

Note to Boise State and other Idaho higher education employees: Fee waivers do not apply to the cyber operations essentials emphasis.

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Career Opportunities

Gain hands-on experience, develop your technical skills and network with other learners across the country. As a student in this program, you will be well-prepared to work as a health administrator. Possible careers include: medical director, nursing recruiter, healthcare consultant, medical records manager and healthcare administrator.

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Military and Veteran Students

Boise State Online’s Bachelor of Applied Science is well-equipped to accommodate military service members and is an approved AU-ABC program. Whether you are on active duty, a veteran or a civilian, our team is here to support you as you earn your bachelor’s degree.

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