Program Overview

The healthcare industry is changing rapidly, and careers in administration are an important factor in changing the future of this field. For busy students who wish to earn the skills and knowledge to enter and thrive within such a field, the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from King University is an ideal program. This Bachelor’s degree provides flexibility and support for hard-working students with hectic schedules and bustling lives. King University gives its graduates a strong basis to aid them in entering the job market or going on to further their education. This Bachelor’s degree is aimed in part at working professionals, helping to supplement prior knowledge in order to strengthen individuals as a whole. Focusing on ethics, leadership, sustainability, and communication, this program readies its graduates for success in areas of the public and private sector, such as health insurance providers, consulting firms, and pharmaceutical companies.

In order to complete this BS, students must complete a total of 48 credits within the healthcare administration program, supplementing the total of 124 credit hours required to graduate from King University. Focusing on human resources, organization and policy, healthcare management, and ethics and legality, this program draws from a range of subjects and experiences to provide students with adaptability and critical thinking skills. The 48 required hours are split into 12 4-credit courses, including one introductory seminar, 9 3000-level, and 2 4000-level classes. In the 3000-level, students with learn about accounting, research methods, biostatistics, and management improvements and outcomes. 4000-level courses include instruction in ethical and legal issues as well as understanding sustainability in the modern healthcare field. The focus on ethics, finance, and management may prepare graduates for leadership in whatever sector of the healthcare industry they choose.

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    Degree Level: Bachelor Completion

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    King University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and masters degrees.

    Requirements

    Applicants must have an Associate’s degree or 60 hours of credit from King University or an accredited institution, while having maintained a 2.2 GPA. Transfer work must have been completed with a final grade of C- or better and is weighed and accepted depending on the institution’s accreditation, quality, and program relevance; up to 88 credits may be accepted.

    School Overview

    King University is a four-year private school located in Bristol, Tennessee. The Holston Presbytery established King College in 1867 to be a Presbyterian College, naming the school after Reverend James King, who donated 25 acres of land for the campus. King outgrew its small campus and moved to its new 135-acre location about 2 miles from downtown Bristol. In 2013, King College changed its name to King University.

    King University offers undergraduate majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, digital media, nursing, forensic science, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, nursing, and education. Some degrees are available online. These courses are delivered 100% online and do not require any on-premises learning.

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