Undergraduate Program of Health Administration

Program Overview  

The field of healthcare administration is growing fast, and so is the demand for qualified  candidates, the department of Health administration offers a bachelor’s degree in health  administration and prepares the students to enter the challenging and fast-growing profession of  health service management. In addition, health administration program prepares students for entry level administrative positions within health service organizations. Representing the interests of  diverse student body, the program gives to students the necessary knowledge, skills and  competencies needed for successful career mobility and diversification are committed to providing  excellence in education through student focused active learning environment that prepares students  for rigors of employment, encourage their professional growth, and inspires a commitment to  graduate education and lifelong learning. Finally, this field of study covers a variety of topics  including finance, marketing, economics, and information systems. Finding the right bachelor’s  program creates the opportunity to explore many possibilities and pursue a concentration that  matches their skills and interests.

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Teaching Methods 

A bachelor in Healthcare Administration provides many opportunities for real-world applied  learning. Through the theoretical study our students gain a comprehensive understanding of the  health care system through coursework that covers quality assessment, strategic planning, and how  ethics and public policies function within the system. They will study current issues and trends in  the health care field, which promotes critical thinking. Also, provides the management and  leadership skills necessary to succeed in this in-demand field. The principles of modern pedagogy  will be used to facilitate and enable learning in the field of health administration. Students become  the centre of education, and teachers will facilitate their learning skills. Principles of competency based education, EduPreneurship, will enhance students’ competency in health administration. 

Also they gain the better experience through practical learning via visiting the health sectors and  training course for one month practically in administration department in hospitals.

Program Structure  

Mode of Study: Full-time 

Duration: 4 years 

Number of Semesters: 8 semester + 1 month practical learning in health sectors Number of Credits: 138 

Number of Modules: 48 

Mode of Assessment 

Both summative and formative assessments will assess students’ performance for each module.  Assessment tools could be different, but the final assessment for every module includes but is not  limited to the following criteria: 

Midterm Exam 

Final Exam 

Reports 

Seminar 

Quizzes 

Reflective Diary 

Different activities related to the subjects 

Others 

Learning Goals 

This program aims to: 

Improving the efficiency and quality in the delivery of healthcare services. Keeping up to date with changes in healthcare technology (i.e., software, electronic records  systems, lab reporting, etc.) 

Knowledge about healthcare laws and regulations. 

Keeping and organizing records of the facility’s services. 

Developing employee work schedules. 

Managing the finances of the facility, such as patent fees and billing.

Program Learning Outcome 

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to: 

Demonstrate knowledge of today’s healthcare system including delivery, financing,  quality, regulatory policies and practices and compliance, organization effectiveness and  clinical and support services. 

Demonstrate competencies in communication, interpersonal relations, management, and  leadership. 

Demonstrate knowledge of resources, advocacy and cultural competence with individuals,  groups, communities, and populations across the lifespan. 

Appley and evaluate the efficiency of information technology in improving patient care,  patient outcomes and creating a safe patient care environment. 

Analyse the impact of social policy, finance, regulations, and legislation on healthcare for  individuals, groups, communities, and populations across the lifespan, and for the  professional practice of healthcare management, through an ethical- legal framework. 

Job Prospects  

A Bachelor of Healthcare Administration opens the door to a wide range of career paths within  the healthcare industry. Healthcare professionals with this degree have opportunities to work in a  variety of workplace settings, including: 

Hospitals, private practices, and clinics 

Consulting firms 

Mental health organizations 

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies 

Health insurance organizations 

Public health departments 

Skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation centers 

In each healthcare setting, there are several fields to specialize in. A bachelor’s in healthcare  administration makes it possible to work in many fields, including: 

Healthcare Administration and Practice Management 

Human Resources 

Insurance Analyst 

Medical Office Management 

Non-Profit and Community Health management 

Pharmaceutical Account Management 

Risk Management 

Quality Improvement 

Training and leadership development 

Healthcare Policy

Personal Transferable Skills 

After becoming a bachelor’s in health administration, students will earn the skills such as: 

Communication 

Teamwork 

Planning ability 

Mentoring