Colorado Christian University
Associate Degree in Health Care Administration
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Associate Degree in Health Care Administration

Health Care Administration Associate Degree, A.S.

An Associate of Science in Health Care Administration degree at CCU will provide you with a solid introduction toward becoming a frontline leader in health care. All healthcare administrator courses are taught with a Christian worldview, so you will gain unique underpinnings in this degree: You'll grasp the importance of ethical considerations while understanding crucial aspects of leading others as a servant leader.

Program Focus

Health care terminology, delivery systems, and informatics

In the associate degree in healthcare administration program, you'll be introduced to several different topics within the health care field, which will enable you to make the best possible decisions regarding patient outcomes. Additionally, the program will provide a background in human resources — because health care, at its core, is about dealing with other people. You'll combine all of this with an examination of spirituality and ethics in health care — and you'll understand that work in health care is, indeed, a sacred calling.

Complete a degree in two years...or less!

You can complete this associate degree in Health Care Administration in less than two years, even without any prior coursework. You can, however, complete your degree faster if you already have college, military, or technical credits. Find out how many transfer credits you may be able to receive!

Great demand for Healthcare Administration majors!

CCU's Health Care Administration associate degree will prepare you for various positions in a field that is exploding in size. Between 2010 and 2020, jobs in health care administration are projected to increase by 22%. You might serve on the front lines — interacting with customers as an administrator in a local doctor's office, a health care clinic, or a long-term care facility. Jobs might also include positions within a local hospital, managing the facilities, or resources for a unit.

In addition, the associate degree in Health Care Administration will offer you a foundation for further career advancement if you desire to continue to a bachelor's degree. All 60 hours from your CCU Health Care Administration associate degree may be applied to a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration. Beyond this, you may also continue into our MBA program to lead at the highest levels of a larger health care institution.

Flexible options and benefits for adult learners

  • The A.S. in Health Care Administration program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
  • Classes are available both online and at our College of Adult and Graduate Studies Regional Centers.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.
  • Students take one class at a time with classroom-based courses meeting one night a week for five weeks.

Apply Now

  • Ready to get started? Take the first step by applying to CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies, and start investing in your future.

  • CCU Online

    The College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers adult students the opportunity to earn their degree online from anywhere in the world.

  • CCU Colorado

    Adult students living in Colorado can take courses at any one of our six center locations throughout the Colorado region.