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About this program
Build on your healthcare-related associate degree or U.S. credential with a bachelor’s in Healthcare Leadership & Administration. Our curriculum will help you gain the leadership skills needed to expand your opportunities within or beyond your clinical role. Designed for working adults, this 100% online program can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis. You get the flexibility you need to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
The best part is that we’ll maximize your prior college credits. Many students with an associate’s degree need 55 or fewer credits to earn their bachelor’s degree.
The Healthcare Leadership & Administration major has replaced the Applied Health Studies major. Students seeking re-entry into the Applied Health Studies major should select Healthcare Leadership & Administration on the admission application. Contact the School of Nursing & Health Sciences with any questions.
Still working on your associate’s degree?
Those who are currently enrolled in a qualified healthcare-related associate’s degree can opt for concurrent enrollment in Healthcare Leadership & Administration. This is a great way to get a head-start on your bachelor’s degree, which will expand your job opportunities and salary potential. To learn more about this pathway, contact Dr. Tina Evans or Dr. Michael Covone.
Make Your Move
If you're considering leadership positions in healthcare, this flexible online program may be the perfect match. Online and designed around your schedule, the Healthcare Leadership & Administration bachelor's program will prepare you for advanced roles in the field you love.
- Expand clinical roles with positions in:
- Public health
- Medical equipment sales
- Preparation for master's or pre-medical studies
At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.
Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.
- Proven Credential or Degree (BAH)
- Healthcare Delivery Systems (HTH325)
- Medical Practice Administration (HTH311)
- Ethical & Legal Issues Related to Medicine (HTH382)
- Healthcare for Aging Populations (HTH313)
- Quality Assurance in Healthcare (HTH338)
- Leadership of Healthcare Delivery Systems (HTH442)
- Directed Healthcare Leadership & Administration Electives (HLA)
- Leading Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams (HTH378)
- Application of Teaching & Learning Styles in the Allied Health Professions (HTH321)
- Senior Capstone (HTH497)
Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.
Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.
Already have professional credentials or current licensure in a healthcare field?
Check out the credential/licensure chart to see if your credential or licensure qualifies for college credit.
Learning that fits your lifestyle
- Accessible online anywhere in the world
- Flexible scheduling – take as many or as few classes you want each semester
- Continue to work and be at home with your family
- Summer courses available for those who wish to complete their degree faster
- In-state tuition rate for all students, regardless of residency
- Same rigor as on-campus programs
- Many employers offer tuition reimbursement - check with yours to see if you qualify
- Transfer-friendly programs shorten time to complete your degree
- Classes delivered asynchronously through P.L.A.T.O., Penn College's Platform for Learning And Teaching Online
- 100% online - no required campus visits
Follow your passion
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