Online Program

HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

Advance your skills and career.

Quick Facts

Next Start Date: August 24
Tuition: $255/credit


 

Total Classes: 15
Weeks per Class: 12-15 weeks
Total Credit Hours: 45

Degree at a Glance

15

Average number of months to complete

45

Total credit hours to fulfill program requirements

$75,000+

Median regional salary upon completion

Program Overview

This fully online degree program is designed for the health science professional seeking supervisory advancement at their place of employment.

The program will:

  • Provide you with the knowledge and skills to advance your career
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Help your organization achieve coveted Magnet Status or the Baldridge Award

Applied Advantage

A Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree is generally more career-oriented and focuses less on general education requirements. Additionally, it offers a focused approach giving you real-world skills to apply to your chosen career path.

A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in contrast, places great emphasis on applied knowledge and critical thinking, and is typically more theory-based.

Experience the active and applied learning advantage, designed to prepare you for career advancement or promotion.

Earnings Comparison

A great return on investment.

$76,000+

Respiratory Therapy

Median salary for a Manager with a bachelor’s degree, compared with a Therapist with an associates degree.

$85,000+

Radiology

Median salary of a Manager with a bachelor’s degree, compared with a Technologist with an associates degree.

Hone Your Skills

Some of the skills you will gain in the program, include:

  • Analytical – Understanding and abiding by current regulations, as well as adapting to new laws
  • Communication – Effectively communicating to convey policies and procedures to other health professionals and ensuring compliance with current regulations and laws
  • Detail Oriented – Paying attention to details, including organizing and maintaining the scheduling and billing information for substantial facilities like hospitals
  • Interpersonal – Discussing staffing problems and patient information with other professionals, such as physicians and health insurance representatives
  • Leadership – Hiring, training, motivating, and leading staff, as well as finding ways to creatively solve staffing and administrative issues
  • Technical – Staying current in healthcare technology advancements and data analytics for coding and classification software usage or electronic health record (EHR) system implementations
  • Critical Thinking – Identifying strengths and weaknesses, and finding alternative solutions or approaches to problems through logic and reasoning
  • Active Listening – Offering one’s full attention with regard to what others say, asking questions when appropriate, and not interrupting during inappropriate times
  • Coordination – Adjusting one’s actions with regard to another’s actions for effective work collaboration
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Examining both benefits and consequences of potential actions to help determine those most appropriate

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum college GPA of 2.0
  • Associate degree in a health science field from a regionally accredited institution

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Applications accepted in advance of each semester: fall, spring, and summer.

Health & Human Performance

The Health Administration BAS degree program is associated within the Department of Health & Human Performance in the College of Health Sciences.

Program Director: Dr. Macey Buker
Email: macey.buker@dixie.edu
Phone: 435-879-4419
Office: HPC 304

Department Information

Take the next step

Talk with Dru.

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Dru Bottoms

Program Advisor

Email: dru.bottoms@dixie.edu
Phone: 435-879-4519
Office: INNOV 196