Program Overview

Ohio Christian University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Business with a concentration in Healthcare Management.  Centered around one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S., this higher learning program is intended to give students the administrative capabilities they need to succeed in the challenging healthcare community.  Students will come away from the program efficient in business concepts, management principles, critical thinking and decision making.  Ohio Christian University integrates valuable Christian principles with the everyday use of business and healthcare management principles.  Students will graduate with a concrete foundation allowing them to work in a variety of positions in hospitals, community health centers, pharmaceutical companies, and more.  

The BA in Business with a concentration in Healthcare Management requires 45 concentration credit hours; this is part of the 124 credit hours that OCU requires its Adult Bachelor Program students to complete for graduation.  Included in these required courses are Christian Excellence, Healthcare Industry, Legal and Regulatory issues in Healthcare, Business Law, Financial Management, and Theology.  Interactive classes give students a comprehensive understanding on how to combine Christian service, organizational leadership, and healthcare management.  Ohio Christian University also requires students to have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA to graduate from the program.

For enrollment in the BA in Business with a concentration in Healthcare Management, students must have completed at least 50 semester credit hours from an accredited institution of higher learning with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. Credit hours may also be earned through OCU’s Prior Learning Assessment program which grants credit hours for work experiences, self-study, seminars, training programs, workshops or non-credit classes. OCU evaluates and grants up to 24 credit hours for the level of the student’s learning from these sources. Completion of an associate degree in business management or leadership would be beneficial to future students of the Bachelor Program.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor Completion

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Higher Learning Commission accredited


    Completed 50 semester credit hours with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1948 in Circleville, Ohio, Ohio Christian University began as an educational facility for clergy. And though it still retains this mission along with a statement of the Christian faith, the private, not-for-profit University has expanded its reach offering various degree programs. Ohio Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. 

    Students have the opportunity to earn master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and associate’s degrees. These degrees are available in traditional and online formats. In addition, students may also pursue certificates online. 


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