To prepare students for opportunities in healthcare administration by introducing them to the unique language of healthcare and key concepts of the profession. Students will prepare for work in the challenging, fast-paced environments in healthcare settings by gaining foundational background in the functional areas of healthcare, such as vitalizing human resources, hospital finance/accounting, healthcare administration, leadership and operations. Students will identify key skills required in hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, surgical facilities, rehabilitation centers, and emergency clinics. Students will recognize their responsibility to act ethically and nurture a culture of sound ethical practices in healthcare. Besides, students will be introduced to general education required for lifelong personal growth in today’s global economy along with the foundation of further studies.
Associate Degree of Science in Healthcare Administration Plan
This Degree Map is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this degree program. A course with an “*” denotes its status as a general education course.
Course subject and Title
Lakewood University Orientation
Introduction to Healthcare Administration
Introduction to English*
Introduction to Philosophy*
Fundamentals of Electronic Health Records
Principles of Accounting I*
Principles of Biology*
Introduction to Psychology*
Introduction to Healthcare Management
Healthcare Marketing Principles
Human Resources Management
Management Information System-
Ethical and Legal Considerations of Healthcare
Total Credit Hours: 60 .
Hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, surgical facilities, rehabilitation centers, emergency clinics. All healthcare settings need medical practitioners, but they also need highly trained managers and administrators. As the healthcare industry expands to accommodate new treatments and an aging population, the demand for medical health services managers is set to explode. The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts 18% job growth in this field by 2028*, which is several times higher than the average growth rate for all occupations. The median annual wage for medical and health services managers was $100,980 in May 2019.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm (visited July 12, 2020).
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Payment Plan A – 12 Credit Hours
Payment in Full: $5,052.00
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Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours
Payment in Full: $1,263.00
Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.
Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)
Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)
Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $250 per vocational program term
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Our program is set apart by its affordable tuition and flexible format—but the degree map is what makes it truly unique. The Associate’s of Science in Healthcare Administration program curriculum is developed with the input of industry professionals to ensure exceptional career relevance. This is your opportunity to explore real-world scenarios, building knowledge and skills you’ll actually use on the job after graduation.