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College of Health Professions

Bachelor of Science (BS), Health Care Management – FLEX

Program Overview

The Post-Traditional Undergraduate Healthcare Management program gives you the educational foundation to pursue a career as a healthcare administrator–someone who oversees the day-to-day operations of a healthcare-related organization, whether that’s a hospital, a non-profit health clinic, or a senior-living community. You’ll be equipped to help hospital employees with workspace issues, such as benefits, sick leave, or hospital policies. You’ll also be prepared to be a public relations director for a healthcare organization. This program is conveniently structured in a 7-week flexible path format for working adults, which gives you the opportunity to complete it at an accelerated rate.

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Program at a
Glance

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

121

DETAILS

Total Credit Hours: 121
Program Type: BS
Location: Online (FLEX)
Time to Complete: 36 hours per year: two courses every seven weeks (up to four with FLEX option)
Start Date: Fall: August & October | Spring: January & March | Summer: May & June
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Why AU?

Ready for the next chapter in your academic, professional, and spiritual life? Whether you are graduating high school or pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree, we invite you to be a part of one of the top regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report). Come discover why the Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. identified Anderson University as one of the top-ranked, most affordable colleges in the country. Take the next step in your journey of academic excellence today.
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The Knowledge You Will Gain

As a student you will become familiar with the healthcare terms and language that are regularly used in the industry. This will assist you in securing a job within healthcare. You will also learn about research processes which will prepare you for graduate school if you choose to further your education.

Career Outlook

After graduating from Anderson University, you will be qualified for an entry level position within any healthcare setting including (but not limited to) the following: Hospitals Medical practices Long-term care facilities Health clinics Nonprofit organizations

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Knowledge You’ll Gain

As a student you will become familiar with the healthcare terms and language that are regularly used in the industry. This will assist you in securing a job within healthcare. You will also learn about research processes which will prepare you for graduate school if you choose to further your education.

Career Outlook

After graduating from Anderson University, you will be qualified for an entry level position within any healthcare setting including (but not limited to) the following: Hospitals Medical practices Long-term care facilities Health clinics Nonprofit organizations

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Anderson University is a national leader in higher education in its use of technology to support and enhance all aspects of its core function—teaching and learning, which has led to the institution being recognized as an Apple Distinguished School since 2014. Through Anderson’s Digital Learning Initiative, Anderson has provided all of its residential undergraduate students and select graduate program students with an iPad Air and Apple Pencil. The mission of transforming learning experiences and preparing students to serve their communities and careers in the twenty-first century is enhanced through mobile devices developed by Apple.

Admission Requirements

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Previous Degree Required

No previous degree is required to enroll in this program.

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Transcript Requirements

More than 24 transfer credit hours: Official 2- & 4- year school transcripts need to be submitted as part of the application process for this program. Less than 24 transfer credit hours: Official 2- & 4- year school transcripts as well as official high school or GED transcripts will need to be submitted as part of the application process for this program.

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Additional Admission Requirements

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Application Deadline

The application deadline is two (2) weeks before a term start date.

More Information

I-20 Approved: No
I-17 Approved: No
Non Degree Option Available (Minor): Yes
Program Director:
Dr. Don Peace/ Dr. Kolby Redd-Coordinator
Breakdown of Credit Hours:
31 Credit Hours – University Core Requirements | 45 Credit Hours – Health Care Management Core Requirements | 9 Credit Hours – Concentration Requirements | 6 Credit Hours – Cognate Course Requirements | 30 Credit Hours – General Electives
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