Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

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Begin your journey and start leading the pack.

  • Business-focused curriculum
  • Regionally competitive tuition
  • Multiple start dates
  • Generous transfer policy

Start Dates

Fall 2022 – MOD 2
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Become a Business Problem-Solver in the Healthcare Industry

As medical research advances and healthcare facilities expand, the need for new healthcare administrative professionals is on the rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects this field to grow 20% by 2026, which is much faster than the average industry growth rate. Gain the skills you need for a rewarding career in this dynamic field with Alvernia University’s online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree.

Through a fully online classroom, this program delivers a curriculum that combines a strong focus in business and administrative skills with courses on healthcare essentials. Alvernia’s experienced faculty members teach from both practical and ethical standpoints to ensure you develop the managerial and leadership skills necessary to succeed professionally. When you complete your degree, you’ll have the academic credential to pursue a master’s degree, plus the expertise to succeed in a variety of professional medical care settings.

Build a strong foundation for your career with the online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree from Alvernia.

  • Explore a Curriculum Centered on Business Essentials

    Unlike other healthcare degrees, this program focuses on essential business topics and how they can be effectively applied in the healthcare industry.

  • Affordable Tuition

    Receive a quality educational experience with some of the region’s lowest tuition rates.

  • Choose from Multiple Start Dates

    Begin your online degree when it’s convenient for your schedule.

Advance Your Career

Alvernia’s online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree will strengthen your understanding of the healthcare industry and provide you with the advanced business skills necessary to succeed in professional administration. When you graduate, you’ll have the credential needed to pursue a variety of leadership and business roles within healthcare.


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*Salary information from Payscale.


Alvernia’s online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree is offered with the regionally competitive tuition rate of $515 per credit, plus a $50 fee per credit hour applied for each course. Requiring the completion of 123 credits, this program costs $69,495 total. When transferring the maximum number of credits allowed, you can finish your degree for $27,120 total.*

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment counselor for a personalized estimate of time to completion.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Alvernia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). For information about Alvernia’s accreditation, write to MSCHE, 3624 Market St., Second Floor West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, or call (267) 284-5000.

About Alvernia

Alvernia University has a long-standing commitment to help students develop their innate talents, discover their passions and lead successful lives with deep meaning and purpose.

Through real-world experiences, students graduate prepared for success in the workplace, which is why Alvernia has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the 2021 Best Regional Universities in the North. Schools are ranked by comparing educational outcomes, peer assessments, student excellence, faculty resources and alumni giving among more than 1,500 colleges in the region.

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