Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration Degree at Peirce College

Healthcare Administration Degree with a Hands-on Experience

Your Healthcare Administration Degree

Develop your leadership skills with Peirce’s degree in Healthcare Administration degree!

Peirce College has provided practical, career-related education since 1865. Our Healthcare Administration degree is an ideal choice if you’re looking to start or advance your career on the business side of healthcare.

At Peirce, the bachelor's in Healthcare Administration degree prepares you for an administrative or management career in settings like hospitals, ambulatory care, healthcare insurance companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. The healthcare industry is evolving and in need of dynamic people – are you ready for a leading role?

Gain practical skills and develop a solid foundation for a future managing and improving healthcare organizations. With Peirce, you can study on your own terms with flexible classes available online, here on our Center City Philadelphia campus and a combination of both.

Learn more about why Peirce's Healthcare Administration degree might be right for you and apply today to take your first step toward a rewarding and fulfilling career.

B.S. Degree in Healthcare Administration Curriculum

For course requirements and prerequisite information, refer to the individual course descriptions in the College Catalog.

Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

PRC PRC 100 or PRC 101* 1
BIS 111 Application Software Fundamentals 3
COM 112 Speech Communication 3
COM 312 Practical Reasoning 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 103 Rhetoric and Research 3
HUM 102 Introduction to Ethics 3
HUM HUM Core (choose 1) 3
MAT 101 Introduction to College Mathematics 3
MAT 102 College Algebra 3
SCI 240 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
SCI 250 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
ECO 101 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 102 Microeconomics 3
GEN ED General Education Core (choose 1) 3
HIT 100 Medical Terminology 3
HCA 101 Introduction to Healthcare Administration 3
ACC 105 Accounting for Non-Financial Managers 3
HIT 200 Statistical Applications in Healthcare 3
HCA 210 Healthcare Delivery in the US 3
HIT 218 Healthcare Reimbursement 3
HCA 220 Cultural Competency for Healthcare Professionals 3
HIT 230 Computer Systems for Health Information Technology 3
HCA 240 Healthcare Law and Ethics 3
HIA 310 Advanced Quality Management and Performance Improvement in Healthcare 3
HCA 320 Public and Community Healthcare 3
HCA 340 Financing Healthcare 3
HIA 340 Healthcare Research Methods 3
HIA 350 Electronic Health Records 3
HIA 380 Strategic Planning and Organizational Development in Healthcare 3
HCA 460 Health Policy 3
HCA 480 Healthcare Administration Capstone 3
ELE Elective Course (choose 8) 24

Careers in Healthcare Administration

Graduates of the Healthcare Administration Degree Program are talented leaders that are making a positive impact in their organizations. And they can continue their education with a Master's of Science in Healthcare Administration. Join other Peirce graduates that hold careers as hospital facilities staff, medical assistants and insurance and claims specialists.

Pursue a career in one of the most vital industries in the Philadelphia region. Graduates specialize in roles like finance, human resources, information systems, medical staff relations, patient care services and more. For more information about potential healthcare careers for Peirce graduates, visit our Healthcare Careers page.

Apply to the Healthcare Administration Degree Program Today

“Given poor economic conditions and growth in healthcare jobs, our students realize this is an opportune time to enroll in formal education programs. The successful student will practice effective time management and study skills, which are necessary to meet the demands of accelerated coursework.”

Stephanie A. Donovan

Faculty Chair, Health Programs

Interested in a degree in Healthcare Administration? Contact an Admissions Representative and get started with your application.

You can also apply using our online application.