B.S. in Health Care Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration is a completion program designed to help those who have a background in the Allied Health field get ahead with a Bachelor of Science degree. The program is geared toward health care professionals seeking entry-level management roles in a variety of health care settings.

The problem for many is that most organizations now require a Bachelor’s degree for management personnel (which can take four years to complete). The good news is that Pacific College may accept up to 60 transfer credits from an accredited Allied Health training program. Take your existing credits and transfer them into the B.S. in Health Care Administration program to complete the program in as little as 18 months (full-time).

Additionally, the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration program is offered 100% online and covers many aspects of the health care industry to provide you with the skills necessary to effectively manage in the rapidly changing environment of health care.

17% Growth

Through 2024 for Healthcare Administrators

Like most healthcare jobs, healthcare administrators are in high demand. This is a higher percentage than the average growth rate for occupations at 7%.


Average Mean Wage For Healthcare Administrators in CA

California is one of the top 5 paying states in the U.S. for healthcare administrators. The others are the District of Columbia, New York, Connecticut, and Alaska.


Healthcare Administrators Needed by 2024

There will be a need for 56,300 healthcare administrator jobs through 2024. It's easy to see why there's a high demand for administrators as they are the backbone of healthcare systems.

Program Description
The Pacific College Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Administration program provides knowledge of the healthcare system, use of technology, critical thinking skills and integration of business practices with health sciences. The program incorporates both theory and practical classes in all aspects of the healthcare industry to provide the student with the managerial skills for positions in a range of health care organizations. Students may transfer credits from prior post-secondary technical education to satisfy the lower-division technical and general education requirements. Students may receive up to 45 semester units of credit for previous college courses in a health care discipline.


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

Admissions Requirements
The admission requirements listed below have been established for students entering the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration Program at Pacific College:

  1. All entering students must take a mathematics and English assessment as part of the admissions process or meet equivalency.
  2. An associate degree or equivalent post-secondary education in a health care field.
  3. Applicants transferring from an accredited college or university are admitted as degree students if their cumulative grade point average from all schools is 2.0 (C) or better.
  4. Applicants with a cumulative grade point average below 2.0 may be admitted on a probationary status if the College determines there is sufficient evidence of potential to complete college studies.
  5. Students who have documents from a foreign country must request a foreign credential pre-evaluation to determine eligibility.

Career Opportunities
Employment as an administrator in the healthcare profession can be found in hospitals, group physician practices, public and private primary care clinics, dental offices, optometrist’s offices, nursing homes, senior living centers, outpatient care centers/day surgery centers, mental health organizations, rehabilitation centers, ambulance companies.

Administrators are either specialists in charge of a specific clinical department or generalists who manage an entire facility or system. They operate in a dynamic and politically charged environment characterized by rapidly changing regulatory standards, constantly evolving medical technology and practices and dynamic business realities.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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