Your 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.
Peirce's Healthcare Administration bachelor's degree program is in candidacy status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Take your first step toward a rewarding and fulfilling career with our bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration degree. Apply today.
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
|INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:||Min. Credits|
|PRC||PRC 100 or PRC 101*||1|
|BIS 111||Application Software Fundamentals||3|
|ENG 101||English Composition||3|
|ENG 103||Rhetoric and Research||3|
|COM 112||Effective Speech Communication||3|
|MAT||Mathematics Course (choose 2)||6|
|MAT 109||Statistics I||3|
|HUM/HIS||Humanities/History Course (choose 2)||6|
|SCI 240||Anatomy & Physiology I||3|
|SCI 250||Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|SOC 240||Sociology of Behavior & Illness||3|
|SOC SCI||Social Science Courses (choose 1)||3|
|GEN ED||General Education Courses (choose 2)||6|
|PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:||Min. Credits|
|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 6)||18|
Meet Our Full-Time Faculty
Assistant Professor, Health Programs and Criminal Justice Studies
B.A., Towson University
M.A., Columbia University
M.Ed., Columbia University
Dr.Ph., (candidate), Drexel University
Subject Area: Public Health, Health Policy, Research Methodology, Mental Health
Careers in Healthcare Administration
Graduates of the Healthcare Administration Program are talented leaders that are making a positive impact in their organizations. 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.
Find out how you, too, can become Powered by Peirce.
“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.