Bachelor of Health Administration
- Curriculum Summary
- Course Descriptions
- Course Schedule
- Admission Information
- Application Process
The Bachelor of Health Administration degree at Belhaven University is designed to integrate a foundation of general education with health administration theory, and practice the expertise that prepares graduates for management positions in health administration.
The BHA curriculum addresses the basic body of knowledge, understanding, and skills identified as relevant to health administration:
- Critical thinking from a Biblical worldview perspective, utilized to analyze and solve complex problems.
- Professional communication skills expanded by developing an understanding of the Biblical principles used to provide effective communication strategies within the organization, with staff, patients, and the public.
- Leadership abilities established on biblical principles to lead effective work teams toward a shared organizational mission.
- Foundation of ethical principles, based on the Bible, to guide the decision making process from an application of personal and organizational values.
- Quantitative skills to manage an organization's financial health, provide data to measure, and report an organization's quality outcomes.
- Legal and regulatory knowledge, to reduce an organization's liability and effectively manage risk.
- Broad knowledge of the health administration industry, to include managed care and long term care administration.
- Marketing strategies, taught from a Christian worldview, to reach the appropriate audience in creative, cost effective ways.
- Ability to embrace biblical principles regarding the management of human resources and how to secure, retain, and train the most competent workforce available.
- Use biblical worldview principles to plan, and organize skills to complete business-critical projects.
|Bachelor of Health Administration Curriculum Summary|
|Course #||Course Name||Credits||Weeks|
|BUS301||Advanced Learning Applications||3||5|
|BBA310||Management Information Systems||3||5|
|BHA315||Healthcare Organizations in the US||3||5|
|BSM325||Intro to Management Decision-Making||3||5|
|BSM392||Business Research Methods||3||6|
|BHA402||Ethics in Health Administration||3||5|
|BHA326||Healthcare Quality Mgmt and Outcomes Analysis||3||5|
|BSM370||Accounting for Managers||3||5|
|BHA401||Financial Administration of Healthcare||3||5|
|WVC401||Kingdom Life: Family and Workplace||3||5|
As you apply for admission to Belhaven University, you can use this checklist to assist you in the process. Each item required is necessary to apply, be accepted and register at the college. If you have any questions about admission, contact (423) 265-7784 or email@example.com.
1. COMPLETE the APPLICATION for Admission
- Minimum age of 21 (If you are unable to meet the admission requirements, please contact the Office of Admission.)
- One year of relevant work experience required
2. REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS
- Download and complete the Transcript Request form from each college previously attended. We will submit that to all colleges/universities you have attended and pay for the transcript request fee for you.
- Students applying with fewer than 12 semester hours of college credit acceptable by Belhaven must also submit an official high school transcript showing the date of graduation. A 2.0 grade point average is required.
- A student who has earned the General Education Development (GED) certificate may be admitted. An official GED transcript must be provided from the State Department of Education of the state that issued the certificate; subscores must be 45 or higher or an average standard score of 50 or higher.
3. TRANSFERRING CREDITS - Transferability of Credit Notice
- Full credit is usually allowed for students transferring work from another regionally accredited institution. The registrar will determine if the work is consistent with a liberal arts curriculum. The final decision is made on the basis that work must:
- be from an accredited institution,
- be college level, and
- equal a 2.0 average.
- A veteran who wishes to be assessed for military credit or who will use veteran benefits must submit a copy of Form DD214 and/or DD295 to Belhaven University.
4. SUBMIT TEST SCORES
- Diagnostic Testing will also be available to students in order to determine the students level of Math and English skills.
- All international students whose native language is not English must present an acceptable score of at least 450 paper-based, or 45 internet-based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A student with a TOEFL score of 450-524 or iBT score of 45-70 will be required to take English as a Second Language courses before beginning their program of study. If a student scores 525 or higher or a 71 or higher they will not be required to take English as a Second Language courses. Exceptions to this requirement will be considered for students presenting strong verbal scores on the SAT or ACT, or if students provide other evidence of English proficiency acceptable to the University. In registering for the TOEFL, note the Belhaven TOEFL code number is 1055.
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