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Health Care Administration

Bachelor of Science

Direct the future of health care. 

Health care is in dire need of individuals who can coordinate care, manage finances, maintain compliance and supervise staff. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 56,000 medical and health service manager positions are expected to be created by 2024.

The B.S. in HCA from Regis will prepare you with the necessary analytical, leadership, communication and technical skills you’ll need in a management position. You’ll learn about health care policy, delivery systems and information systems and go on to improve patient care and the employee experience. 

Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
120 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$535 per credit hour

Sample Health Care Administration Classes

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HCA 423: Foundations of Health Law

Examine legal and ethical issues involved in the assessment, management and delivery of health care services including confidentiality/privacy, risk management and medical/legal issues related to health records.

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HCA 425: Assessment of Quality Care and Patient Safety

Review the history and theory of quality management in health care settings with emphasis on patient safety, satisfaction and engagement and the patient/client experience.

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HCA 458: Project Management in the Health Care Sector

Learn principles of project management including project management software, task assignments, workflow analysis, and project planning as applied in the health care industry.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Health Care Administration program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Health Care Administration Career Paths

Medical Practice Administrator

Medical Practice Managers are responsible for the management of a medical office. Medical Practice Managers should expect to communicate with clients on a daily basis, provide staff training, hire new employees, and ensure that all medical laws are being followed.


Clinical Manager

Clinical Operations Managers are normally employed by organizations and manage the daily operations of the medical branch in the organization. Clinical Operations Managers should expect to oversee employees and ensure that the required tasks are being completed in a timely manner.


Health Services Manager

Health Services Managers are in charge of the operation of one or multiple healthcare facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Health Service Managers typically handle multiple aspects of the facility such as finances, hiring and training new employees, and keeping track of patient records.


Health Outcomes Analyst

Outcomes Analysts track and measure data provided by health care facilities and practices regarding the outcomes of their services and make recommendations to improve health outcomes while considering the workings and limitations of health facilities and staff.


Patient Safety Supervisor

Patient Safety Supervisors implement and manage protocols to ensure that patients are safe at healthcare facilities. Patient Safety Supervisors should expect to review all safety incidents involving patients and employees that occur at the health care facility.


Health Insurance Specialist

Health Insurance Specialists are responsible for the management of medical claims, patient records and medical coding. In addition to the administrative responsibilities, Health Insurance Specialists should expect to communicate with patients on a daily basis about topics such as billing and medical benefits.


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Credit Where Credit is Due

You've worked hard, and we know it. That's why certain credentials or certifications can be directly applied as credit towards your degree program. The following certifications/credentials may qualify:

  • Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT)
  • Certified Radiologic Technologist (RT)
  • Certified Colorado EMT/Paramedic
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Health Care Administration program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from any prior college(s)
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $535 per credit hour
Total program credits: 120

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Program starts are offered in January, May and August.