Healthcare Administration



Transfer up to 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree

Cost per credit hour

More than 200 courses with free textbooks

Trine University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration assists those new to healthcare as well as working professionals seeking academic or work advancement. 

The Experience

As a student in the online Healthcare Administration program, you will earn application-based knowledge as well as an understanding of the history, current state and future of healthcare delivery. You will explore the  delivery system of today and focus on the application of concepts in healthcare leadership. Choose from one of the three tracks for this degree: information systems, organizational leadership or healthcare specialty.

The Results

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program prepares students to be effective leaders in healthcare facilities that understand issues impacting healthcare delivery. Students will develop a firm understanding of healthcare information systems, business concepts, policies, finances, and leadership tools used within the healthcare industry. Students will also explore unique challenges in the healthcare industry and examine external factors impacting patient outcomes and the delivery of care.

When you complete this degree program, you will be job-ready for many levels of healthcare leadership and well-prepared to advance into a graduate degree program, including Trine University's Lou Holtz Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Master of Business Administration programs.

Additional Information


Courses that end with a certificate.

HC 323 Technology and Clinical Systems: Certs from LinkedIn: The Data Science of Healthcare, Medicine and Public Health, Hands-On Data Science, Project Management: Healthcare Projects

Bachelor of Science n Healthcare Administration degree requires 120 credit hours.

General Education - 42 credit hours

ENG 133 Technical Communication
   or ENG143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking
ECO 353 Healthcare Regulations
COM 233 Intercultural Communications
PHL 353 Ethical Issues in Medical Care
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 253 Statistics
BIO 163 Medical Terminology
BA 213 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business
COM 213 Business Communications
General Education Elective - 6 credit hours

Program Core – 30 credit hours

CSIT 123 Infrastructure Basics
HC 203 US and World Healthcare Systems
HC 213 Healthcare Market Analysis
HC 313 Professional Relationships
HC 323 Technology and Clinical Systems
HC 363 Information System Strategies
HC 433 Applied Finance and Revenue Cycle
HC 463 Effective Quality Management
HC 473 Healthcare Capstone
HR 343 Healthcare Human Resources Management

Additional requirements – 33 credit hours

UE 111 Online Learning Orientation
BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies
CSIT 103 Introduction to Information Systems or Computer
or Computer Literacy
Electives – 28 credit hours

Choose one of the following professional tracks – 15 credit hours

Information Systems

CSIT 163 Using Programming to Solve Problems
CSIT 253 Artificial Intelligence and Information
CSIT 223 Network Management
INF 263 Data Management
INF 343 Information Security

Organizational Leadership

LDR 103 Introduction to Organizational Leadership
LDR 203 Leadership Strengths and Skills
LDR 333 Leadership Development and Change
LDR 343 Conflict Resolution
LDR 403 Creativity, Innovation and Influence

Healthcare Specialty

Healthcare Specialty – 15 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

TrineOnline delivers the convenience and accessibility of an online degree program with classes starting every eight weeks. Our asynchronous classes mean there are no set class times, so you can login whenever is best for you. Learn more about the benefits of Trine’s online degree programs.
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Program Information


120 hours



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