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. 

Highlights

  • Cohort of 7-20 adults progress through the program together
  • Cohort groups meet face-to-face for class one night per week
  • Experienced 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

Career opportunities

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.

Program director

Peggy Avakian
Peggy Avakian, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Education

Admission requirements

  • 60 transferable baccalaureate-level units
  • Minimum 2.4 GPA
  • Application form
  • $40 fee (fee is waived for those attending an information meeting)
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma
  • Official college transcripts
  • Recommendation form

Course listing

Required Courses (38 Units)

The following units must be earned at fresno pacific university

CodeTitleUnits
BIB-314Jesus and the Christian Community3
BIB-446Biblical Perspectives for Health Care3
HC-310Health Care in the United States3
HC-315Health Care Terminology1
HC-320Health Care Law, Regulations and Ethics3
HC-330Evidence-Based Health Care3
HC-340Social Determinants of Health3
HC-350Health Care Administration Practicum I1
HC-400Conflict Resolution and Health Care3
HC-410Global Diversity3
HC-420Grief, Trauma and Emergency Preparedness3
HC-430Health Care Administration Practicum II3
HC-440Health Care Leadership3
HC-450Health Care Systems Administration and Information Technology3
HC-480Health Care Research Design3

Electives

Elective units as needed to meet the Bachelor of arts minimum. This requirement may also be met through allowable college coursework, advanced placement exams, the College Level Examination Program, international baccalaureate exams, military or ACE credit and prior learning assessment.