• Adult students in classroom discussion

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.


  • 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

Barbara Maselli headshot
Barbara Maselli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Program Director, Health Care Administration

Admission requirements

Course listing

Required Courses (38 Units)

The following units must be earned at Fresno Pacific University

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 Project I1
HC 400Conflict Resolution in Health Care3
HC 410Global Diversity3
HC 420Grief, Trauma and Emergency Preparedness3
HC 430Health Care Administration Project II3
HC 440Health Care Leadership3
HC 450Health Care Systems Administration and Information Technology3
HC 480Health Care Research Design3


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.

Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Information

Public Health Services (AS-T) to Health Care Administration, B.A.

BA courses fulfilled through ADT:

  • All lower-division General Education requirements fulfilled
  • BA major has no lower-division major or co-requisite courses that could be fulfilled by the ADT.
  • All BA major courses are upper-division and are completed at FPU.
  • This program is offered as evening accelerated or online accelerated

ADT Guarantee is the completion of BA/BS degree in 68 units.