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Online Bachelor of Science in
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Earn Your Bachelor's in Health Care Administration Online at Etown

Earning your Bachelor's in Health Care Administration at Elizabethtown College's School of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) is a strategic choice for a career in health care management. The program's comprehensive curriculum focuses on developing essential skills for various administrative roles in the health care industry, including hospitals, outpatient centers, and medical facilities. It combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications, enhancing your decision-making and interpersonal skills.

Program Outcomes:

  • Analyze the roles and functions of Health Care Administration, including management of human and technological resources.
  • Utilize the theory and skills of health care management and leadership throughout the health care environment.
  • Apply health care industry regulations and laws to professional practice.
  • Make decisions in an ethical, legal and socially responsible manner.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to address problems within health care management.
  • Examine how technology can be used to inform decision making that supports quality health care.
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Unlock Your Potential in Health Care Leadership

Earning a Bachelor's in Health Care Administration from Elizabethtown College opens up numerous career opportunities in the health sector. Graduates can pursue roles such as Clinical Manager, Nurse Manager, Practice Manager, and Nursing Home Administrator, among others. The program's strong reputation is complimented by the high number of job postings in the region and the prestigious organizations where alumni work, including Wellspan Health and Pinnacle Health. This degree equips you with the skills needed for leadership roles in various medical settings, reflecting a promising job market for graduates.

Earning my bachelor's took a lot of discipline and time, but it has dramatically improved my self-confidence and my will to succeed, all aspects that are positive areas for future job opportunities. It will also create a pathway for advancement so I can pursue a master's degree in the future.

Understand Tuition Costs and Explore Scholarship Opportunities

The B.S. in Health Care Administration is priced at $525 per credit. Scholarships and financial aid are available to make your Etown SGPS education even more affordable. Below are just a few of the scholarships and programs available to students:

  • Alumni Scholarship: 15% tuition discount, available to Elizabethtown College alumni.
  • Affinity Partner Scholarship: 15% discount, offered to employees of organizations partnered with Etown SGPS.
  • Jay Fellowship Referral Program: This is a referral program that benefits both current students/alumni and prospective students. When a student or alum refers a new student, both the referrer and the referred student receive a complimentary credit for their program of interest.

Tuition and fees are reviewed and subject to change annually.

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Online Bachelor's in Health Care Administration Requirements and Concentrations

Accredited by the Middle States Association for Colleges and Secondary Schools, the bachelor's degree from Elizabethtown College requires 125 credit hours of academic work. Degree candidates must take at least 30 of their last 60 credits from Elizabethtown College. Credits from Elizabethtown must include at least 15 credits in the major; nine of them must be 300-400 level Health Care Administration courses.

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Application Requirements & Process

To enter either an associate or bachelor's program, you will need to:

  • Have graduated from high school or earned a GED.
  • Have writing ability sufficient for success in an accelerated academic program. You will be asked to write an essay that demonstrates your ability.
  • Have the time to devote to your coursework. Course requirements in a five-week accelerated class can be as high as 20 hours per week.
  • Successful completion of some college coursework is strongly suggested prior to entering an accelerated program, but it is not required.

  •  Contact or meet with our admissions staff for guidance and to find out more information.
  •  Complete the undergraduate application via the online portal.
    • Submit official transcripts (college or high school/GED if no college coursework), and a current resume.
    • Submit a double-spaced essay adhering to English usage standards, addressing your understanding of a rigorous accelerated program, your strategy for managing time demands, and your personal and professional goals.
  •  After submitting your application, the SGPS Team will review it and make an admissions decision.
  •  If accepted, you will receive an initial offer letter via the applicant portal, which you must accept to proceed with matriculation.
  •  If there are any questions or concerns, the admissions team will contact you for further discussion.

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