Online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

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Overview of the Online BS in Healthcare Administration

Personalize your pathway with purpose.

Healthcare administrators come with a wide range of talents, expertise, and experience. At Indiana Wesleyan University, our healthcare administration program offers certifications in specialized healthcare administration areas. This unique degree program offering channels in trending healthcare administration career areas, a win for the student and a win for healthcare and related industries.

Do you have a specialty area in mind?

Our online bachelor program requires 16 core courses and half of those courses focus on your interest. Students can choose two certifications out of four offerings in administrative skills most sought after by healthcare organizations. The certifications in our healthcare administration degree program include:

  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Healthcare Marketing
  • Healthcare Human Resource Management

Why a degree in healthcare administration?

Non-medical jobs in the healthcare industry abound. The labor statistics within health organizations are currently projected at 28%, much higher than the national average in all markets. Healthcare touches everyone and decisions made by healthcare administrators can impact the life of hundreds of people every day. There are a wide variety of opportunities within the field from marketing to strategy, from finance to operations. If you are a person who has a heart for others and likes to solve problems and see results, this is the degree for you!

Why Indiana Wesleyan University?

100% Online

The Bachelor of Science Healthcare Administration program is a fully online bachelor completion program. This flexible format allows for students to continue to work while they get a healthcare administrator degree.

Effective Courses

Of the 14 courses in this major, 7 of the courses contained focused learning for certifications. Students will graduate with two certifications of their choice. This choice of certifications in our BS Healthcare Administration online degree is unique to the Indiana Wesleyan program.

Completion Time

You can complete this bachelor's in healthcare administration program in as little as 24 months and begin your career as a healthcare administrator!


This bachelor's in healthcare administration degree program contains certifications in these four focused areas: Healthcare Leadership, Quality and Patient Safety, Healthcare Marketing, and Healthcare Human Resource Management.

The variety of focused courses will equip students for many jobs in the healthcare field. Example assignments include:

  • Recording a podcast to educate the community about a health policy
  • Creating an infographic to encourage youth to stop vaping
  • Prepare a case study report on a quality improvement initiative in a healthcare organization

Experiences in your first class alone will jumpstart your readiness for a career in healthcare management. In this class, you'll gain an understanding of the U.S. healthcare system, study basic concepts in management and leadership, understand how healthcare is paid for, and utilize common Microsoft Office applications.

How Much Money Will I Make With a Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration?

Labor statistics show the national average for a job among medical and health services managers is $93,600. Healthcare administrators with a bachelor's degree earn a considerably higher salary than an employee without a degree in healthcare administration. For example, secretaries in a healthcare office, or medical administrative assistants, post a national average salary of just $39,000 when working in physician offices. (

You're healthcare administration degree will pay for itself in no time!

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You’ll Learn To…

  • Integrate critical analysis with healthcare administration disciplines to ensure organizational success.
  • Implement successful strategies for an organization’s internal and external communication.
  • Integrate a biblical framework into standard healthcare business practices.

Career Options

  • Medical and Health Services Managers
  • Administrative Support Professional
  • Quality and Patient Safety Professional
  • Sales and Marketing in Healthcare
  • Case Management/Care Navigator


48 Total
$455/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

16 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence. For a full list of courses required to complete your degree, please visit the Bachelor General Education page.

HSC-305, HCA-310, HCA-320, HRM-435, ACC-201, HCA-330, HCA-340, HCA-345HCA-410, HCA-420, HCA-425, ECO-410, MKG-411, HCA-430, HCA-440, HCA-450, HCA-490


Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of high school graduation or GED certification.
  • Original transcripts from all previous college or university study at a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor's core program.

  • Completion of 120 credit hours.
  • Completion of the required major (core and certificate courses) with a GPA of 2.25 or higher.
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 hours of general education requirements as specified.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.


The BS Healthcare Administration at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

ACBSP AccfeditedThe Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024