Lakewood University

Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Healthcare Administration

Program Highlights
  • 4 Year Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
  • Books Included in Tuition
Overview
Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Healthcare Administration Description

To prepare students for opportunities in healthcare administration by encouraging the use of the unique language of healthcare and the application of key concepts of the profession. Students will prepare for work in the challenging, fast-paced environments in healthcare settings by examining the functional areas of healthcare, such as vitalizing human resources, hospital finance/accounting, healthcare administration, leadership and operations. Students will demonstrate key skills required in hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, surgical facilities, rehabilitation centers, and emergency clinics. Students will reflect on and relate 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.

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Program Objectives
  • Examine healthcare delivery systems along with their associated operational and financial considerations
  • Examine the dynamic nature of healthcare administration and the strategic and operational issues inherent in managing healthcare systems
  • Integrate basic accounting and budgeting processes of healthcare organizations, interpret common financial statements
  • Examine the legal, regulatory and ethical environment of healthcare and how it informs service delivery
  • Demonstrate the oral and written communication skills required by healthcare professionals
  • Examine the human resource challenges inherent in team and talent management and the supervision of individual and organizational performance
  • Appraise how technology is utilized in healthcare, specifically electronic information systems and health records
  • Demonstrate how leaders use information for critical thinking, problem solving and organizational effectiveness
  • Utilize basic research skills to examine issues/problems in healthcare

 

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration Degree Plan 

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This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major. A course with an “*” denotes its status as a general education course.

Course Code

Course subject and Title

Prerequisite

Credit Hours

Semester One

LUO100

Lakewood University Orientation

 

0

HCA100

Introduction to Healthcare Administration- HCA100

 

3

MEDTERM101

Medical Terminology

 

3

ALG100

College Algebra*

 

3

ENG100

Introduction to English*

 

3

Semester Two

PHL101

Introduction to Philosophy*

 

3

GOVT100

American Government*

 

3

ELHLTH100

Fundamentals of Electronic Health Records

 

3

ENVS100

Environmental Science*

 

3

Semester Three

ACCT100

Principles of Accounting *

 

3

BIO100

Principles of Biology*

 

3

PSY100

Introduction to Psychology*

 

3

HCM200

Introduction to Healthcare Management

 

3

Semester Four

COMM100

Interpersonal Communication*

 

3

HMKTP200

Healthcare Marketing Principles

 

3

MCRE200

Microeconomics*

 

3

HRSM100

Human Resource Management

 

3

Semester Five

AMLIT100

American Literature*

 

3

MIS200

Management Information System

 

3

STAT200

Statistics I*

 

3

ELCHC200

Ethical and Legal Considerations of Healthcare

 

3

Semester Six

OPMG200

Operations Management

 

3

HACCT300

Healthcare Accounting

Principles of Accounting I

3

PNFN300

Principles of Finance

 

3

PCM300

Introduction to Patient Care Management

 

3

 Semester Seven

ORGBM300

Organizational Behavior and Medical Office Management

Principles of Management

3

ATMP300

Anatomy and Physiology*

 

3

BUSE200

Business Ethics

 

3

PRFN100

Personal Finance*

 

3

Semester Eight

STHM300

Strategic Healthcare Management

 

3

OPRS300

Operation Research

 

3

ATMPII400

Anatomy and Physiology II*

 

3

IHDL400

International Healthcare Delivery

 

3

Semester Nine

MGDM400

Managerial Decision Making

 

3

HSP400

Healthcare Systems and Policy

 

3

 

Elective

 

3

 

Elective

 

3

Semester Ten

ORGL400

Organizational Leadership

 

3

 

Elective

 

3

 

Elective

 

3

 

Elective

 

3

Total:          120     .

GE = 45

What You Receive
  • Textbooks and/or comprehensive online resources
  • Academic support by email, phone, or online
  • Personalized career guidance, including interview coaching
  • The option to celebrate your achievement and participate in our virtual graduation ceremony
Career Outlook

Computer and information systems managers will have more career opportunities as organizations upgrade their systems and switch to newer, faster, and more mobile networks. The work is challenging, respected, and well compensated. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Computer and Information Systems Managers earn a median salary of $135,800*.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Computer and Information Systems Managers (January 13, 2018).
Program Cost
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment Plan Term Total Tuition Enroll

Payment Plan A – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $5,052.00
(per semester)

Tuition: $5,052.00
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Part time
Payment Plan Term Total Tuition Enroll

Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $1,325.00
(per semester)

Tuition=: $1,325.00

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

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

Low Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.

Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.

Qualifications

No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.

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