Discover the business of helping others as a health care administrator.

Some of the most important unsung heroes in health care are the medical administrators, patient safety supervisors, care managers, patient navigators and insurance coordinators who ensure the day-to-day operations of hospitals and clinics run smoothly. While nurses and doctors are on the front lines of care, they are supported in their work by a legion of competent and compassionate administrative and support staff who are committed to improving patient outcomes.

The B.S. in Health Care Administration at Regis can help prepare you for a fulfilling career in health care. No matter what your background is, we’ll help you develop the necessary analytical, leadership, communication and technical skills you’ll need in a health care management position. You’ll learn about health care policy, as well as delivery systems and information systems, as you help improve patient care and the employee experience at hospitals and clinics.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses
5- or 8-week terms

Transfer Friendly
Transfer up to 75 credits

Key Dates
Program starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October

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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 Operations 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.

Yvette Chavez

"The leadership roles I held and the classes I took absolutely prepared me"

Yvette Chavez
Care Manager, Rocky Mountain Human Services

B.S. Health Care Administration 2018

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By the Numbers

Entry-Level salary for Health Care Managers
Job growth for medical and health services managers through 2029*
Current jobs in health care administration*

*Payscale- Average Healthcare Administrator Salary,

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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)
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Combine Your Bachelor's and Master's with the Regis FastForward Program

The FastForward program at Regis enables you to earn both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree at the same time and get on the fast track to success. Through our dual degree combination options, you can complete both degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

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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.

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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.

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

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from prior college(s)

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Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year: $594 per credit hour
Total program credits: 120 (credits taken at Regis University will vary based on your number of transfer credits)
Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for Adult Undergraduates and Graduate Students page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Earning your Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration from Regis sets you apart and prepares you for professional success–think of it as an investment in your future. And you may be closer to graduation than you realize. View the Transfer Guide for a complete list of transfer credit equivalents that can save you time and money. Between our generous transfer policies, scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future undergraduate financing guide for lots of helpful tips.

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The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration is offered by the Division of Health Services Education within the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.