Professional Studies: Health Administration

Concentration in Health Administration

School of Professional Studies | Bachelor of Science | Online Degree Program
Tennessee Tech University & Regents Online Campus Collaborative

Learn to keep healthcare business and operations running smoothly...

What is Health Administration?

  • Healthcare administrators plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the delivery of healthcare in medical facilities and medical practices. CIS health-admin-1-wb
  • According to US Department of Labor statistics, the healthcare field is projected to grow faster than average and job opportunities are good.
  • Because the structure and financing of healthcare is changing rapidly, there is a need for administrators who are prepared to deal with the integration of healthcare delivery systems, technological innovations, a complex regulatory environment, and improved efficiencies and quality of care delivered.

What can I do with a Health Administration degree?

  • This degree concentration prepares students interested in entering the healthcare field in an administrative capacity.

Course Outline

Professional Studies at TTU / Tennessee Tech & Regents Online* Degree Program

This Professional Studies degree with a concentration in Health Administration is offered online* through the Regents Online* Campus Collaborative (ROCC) Degree Program.

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Bachelor of Science Professional Studies | Health Administration Concentration
Course Outline 

120 Credit Hours (60 hrs General Education; 60 hrs Concentration)

Professional Core (21 hrs)

Choose one (1) course from each area in the Professional Core section.

ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION

ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS

  • PM 4120 – Organizational Theory & Behavior (3)
  • PADM 4226 – Introduction to Non-Profit Organizations (3)

TEAM & ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • ORCO 3240 – Organizational Communication (3)
  • COMM 3010 – Integrated Corporate Communication (3)

STATISTICAL METHODS

  • SOCI 4510 – Introduction to Social Research (3)
  • SOAA 3350 – Social Statistics (3)
  • JOUR 3410 – Public Relations Research (3)

INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT

  • SPAN 3550 – Latin America: Countries & People (3)
  • POLI 4350 – International Law (3)
  • JOUR 4712 – Mass Media & Cultures (3)
  • PS 3510 – International Political Economy (3)
  • POLS 3010 – Comparative Politics (3)

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
Choose two (2) courses from this group of 3.

  • ENGL 3134 – Computers, Writing & Literature (3)
  • ENGL 3250 – Professional Communication (3)
  • JOUR 3421 – Public Relations Writing (3)

HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Concentration (15 hrs)
All courses in this section are required.

  • HETH 4210 – Healthcare Research
  • HETH 4211 – Community Healthcare Leadership & Management
  • HETH 4212 – Trends & Issues in Healthcare
  • HETH 4213 - Community Health: Issues & Services
  • COBH 4707 – International Health: Problems & Issues

HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Electives or Additional General Education (21 hrs)
If needed, please discuss your elective courses with your advisor.

Culminating Project (3) 


  • UNIV 4995 – Culminating Special Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

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