Health Care Administration

The Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration will prepare you to develop, plan and manage operations and services within the health care industry. Courses are designed to broaden your academic foundation and develop skills in order to interact with other professionals in the field. Instruction includes business management, health care resource allocation, policy-making, and health law and regulations.

Unique Features

  • Cohort of 7-20 adults progress through the program together 
  • Cohort groups meet face-to-face for class one night per week 
  • Experienced university faculty and assignments that apply to everyday life 
  • Students come from a variety of life stages and cultural backgrounds 
  • Courses are offered in a blended face-to-face/online format

Our Graduates

Graduates from the health care administration program are prepared for work as independent mid-level managers within the health care industry, including hospitals, private groups and doctors’ offices.

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application form and $40 fee (fee waived if you attend an information meeting)
  • All application pieces, official transcripts, recommendation form and admissions essay
  • Minimum 2.4 GPA
  • Minimum 60 transferable baccalaureate level units
  • Two years post-secondary experience
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma


View a list of courses and descriptions.


New cohorts are formed each spring (February) and fall (August). Please check your center for class availability.

Further Information

How much does it cost?

Tuition is competitively priced and financial aid is available. View details on tuition and fees.

How do I apply?

The application process is straightforward. View details on how to apply.

For additional information or for program availability, contact the following Degree Completion Offices:

Fresno Main CampusBakersfield CenterNorth Fresno CenterVisalia CenterMerced Center

To view all of the majors offered in the degree completion program, please visit our degree completion program page.

Program Directors

Peggy Avakian, PhD