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Reinhardt Career and Professional Development Services

Reinhardt offers a Bachelor of
Science in Healthcare Administration through the LearningHouse online degree completion program. It is a 16-month, 48-credit hour program in Bachelor of Healthcare Administration (BHA). This degree program is designed to prepare students for success in public or private healthcare administration.

 

Are You Ready To...

• Study topics ranging from
medical terminology to healthcare law
• Develop your computer skills
• Work with numbers
• Analyze and interpret data
• Develop strong customer service capabilities

 

It Helps To Be...

• A good oral communicator
• Proficient in time management
and organizational skills
• Dedicated and responsible
• People oriented
• Computer savvy

 

Work Environment

This career will involve extensive office work inclduing phone communication, mastery of technology, deskwork, etc. Accuracy, leadership and high ethical standards are very important as you will likely be making a lot of desicions on a daily basis.

 

Knowledge Base

Your classes will introduce you to economics of healthcare, information management, human resource management, supply chain management, healthcare quality management, and healthcare law, regulation, and ethics. These courses will properly prepare you to work for any healthcare-related organization.

Employment Websites

Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration

American College of Health Care Administrators

American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management

Healthcare Administrators Association

What Can I Do with A Degree in Healthcare Administration?

Health care administration is one of the most important and exciting areas of business and public policy. The field needs talented people to fill existing and newly created positions who will be challenged by rapidly changing health care system. By earning a Healthcare Administration bachelor's degree, you can graduate with a knowledge of healthcare policy and the technological landscape, as well as business skills that can be applied in the complex health services sector. This combination of skills, along with a familiarity with the terminology and structure of our current healthcare system, provides a strong foundation for a healthcare administration career.

Related Careers

Click the job titles below for further information

Child Care Administrator

Compensation Administrator

Controller (Finance)

Employee Benefits Analyst

Employment Administrator

Field Health Officer

Finance Manager

Health Care Facilities Inspector

Health Educator

Healthcare Social Worker

Hospital Administrator

Industrial Health Engineer

Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Insurance Claims Analyst

Medical Records Administrator

Medical Records Technician

Occupational Safety & Health Inspector

Patient Advocate

Personnel Administrator

Personnel Recruiter

Public Health Service Officer

Sales Representative (Chemicals & Drugs/Medical Equipment)

Social Welfare Administrator

Training and Development Manager

Training and Development Specialist

Potential Employers

 

Hospitals

Navy

Banks

Medical Offices

Pharmaceutical Companies

State or Federal Government

Health Insurance Companies

 

Private Practices/Offices

Nursing Homes

Laboratories

Outpatient Care Centers

Home Health Care Services

Army

Medical Equipment Companies

 

 

Strategies

• Visit the Career & Professional Development Services department in the Hasty Student Life Building and explore your career and intern potentials through CCN, FOCUS and CANDID Careers/Perfect Interview programs
• Earn good grades - grades are an indicator of technical competence in accounting and of a person's work ethic

Campus Contacts

Mr. Phil Unger
Coordinator of Healthcare Administration Program
Office: 770-720-5902
PJU@reinhardt.edu

Mr. Ray Schumacher
North Fulton Center Enrollment Counselor
Office: 770-720-5922
RES@reinhardt.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Career FairFor more information

Peggy Collins Feehery
Director of Career and Professional Development Services
Hasty Student Life Center, Room 301
Office: (770) 720-5548
Fax: (770) 720-9105
career-services@reinhardt.edu

Career Services Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Office of Career Services recognizes the need for confidentiality so an individual feels free to explore concerns, formulate plans, make decisions and initiate appropriate actions. All concerns expressed to the Career Consultant shall remain confidential.