51 credits (no minor required)
2.5 program GPA required for graduation.
C grade or better required in major courses.
The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Healthcare Leadership and Administration (HLA) is a cooperative multidisciplinary online completion degree. The purpose of this degree is to meet the growing demand for competent and innovative managers and leaders in health, wellness, and healthcare. The program is delivered in a way that effectively serves adult learners and working professionals.
The Health & Wellness Management emphasis is for students wishing to gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary for an entry-level management position in health or wellness. Additional certifications, experience, or an advanced degree might be necessary for attainment of career goals.
The eight learning domains of this emphasis align with the Public Health Foundation’s Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals. The domains are: Analytical/Assessment skills, Policy Development/Program Planning, Communication skills, Cultural Competency, Community Dimensions of Practice, Public Health Science, Financial Planning and Management, Leadership and Systems Thinking skills.