Associate Degree in Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration Associate Degree, A.S.

An Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration degree at CCU will provide you with a solid introduction toward becoming a frontline leader in the healthcare industry. 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

Medical terminology, delivery systems, and informatics

In CCU's Healthcare Administration associate's degree program, you will be introduced to several different topics within the healthcare field, which will enable you to make the best possible decisions regarding patient outcomes and health services. Additionally, the program will provide a background in human resource management because healthcare, at its core, is about dealing with other people, whether you are managing electric medical records, coordinating with insurance companies, or taking on a role in office administration healthcare. You'll combine all of this with an examination of spirituality and ethics in healthcare — and you'll understand that work in healthcare is, indeed, a sacred calling.

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

You can complete this online associate degree in Healthcare Administration in less than two years, even without any prior general education or elective credits. 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 before enrollment!

Great demand for Healthcare Administration majors!

CCU's Healthcare Administration associate degree will prepare you for various entry-level positions in a field that is exploding in size. Between 2010 and 2020, jobs growth in healthcare administration is projected to increase by 22%. Your career path may involve serving on the front lines — interacting with customers as an administrator in a local doctor's office, a healthcare clinic, or a long-term care facility. Job opportunities might also include positions within a local hospital, nursing home, or other healthcare facilities, managing the medical facilities, or resources for a unit.

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

Flexible options and benefits for adult learners

  • The Associates in Healthcare Administration program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with full-time or part-time 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.

Apply for free!

  • Classes start November 8, so submit your application to CCU Online today. Use promo code POSSIBLE when applying to waive the $50 application fee.