Healthcare Administration – Online Bachelor

The Bachelor of Healthcare Administration from Reinhardt University is designed for students preparing for careers as managers in the healthcare sector.

The online Bachelor of Healthcare Administration (BHA) Program is designed for undergraduate students preparing for careers as managers in the public and private healthcare sector.

Course work is intended to develop managerial skills that are applicable to a broad range of healthcare organizations, increasing the opportunity for employment and further professional development.

Reinhardt’s BHA Courses provide:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the healthcare delivery system in the United States.
  • An examination of the special characteristics and requirements of organizations providing healthcare services.
  • The skills and knowledge required in order to function as a professional manager in the field.


This is a degree completion program consisting of 48 credit hours, all of which are offered exclusively in an online format. A total of 120 credit hours are required to earn the degree, 36 meeting Reinhardt University’s general education requirements and 36 as qualified electives. Students will take two classes each session as a “Full-time” student for a total of four classes per semester, if student wants full-time status. Full-time students with no other course requirements outside the major may complete the BHA program in 16 months.


Bachelor of Healthcare Administration Degree Requirements Credit Hours Semester Hours
Major Required Courses: 48
HCA 300 Advanced Concepts in Healthcare Administration 3
HCA 301 Advanced Medical Terminology for Healthcare Administrators 3
HCA 303 Organizational Behavior in the Healthcare Sector 3
HCA 304 Healthcare Law, Regulations and Ethics 3
HCA 305 Strategic Management in Healthcare Organizations 3
HCA 306 The Economics of Healthcare 3
HCA 308 Institutional Accounting in Finance for Healthcare Administrators 3
HCA 309 US Healthcare System 3
HCA 400 Health Information for the Healthcare Administration 3
HCA 401 Clinical Data Management 3
HCA 402 Patient Safety and Infection Prevention 3
HCA 403 Public Health Administration 3
HCA 404 Supply Chain Management for Healthcare 3
HCA 405 The Impact of Regulatory Policy on Healthcare 3
HCA 406 Healthcare Quality Management and Assessment 3
HCA 410* Capstone Course in Healthcare Administration 3
HCA 490 * Internship in Healthcare Administration

*Students can choose between HCA 410 or 490. The BHA program includes either a Capstone course or Internship course in the final term.
Free Electives: Approved transfer credit earned from regionally accredited colleges and universities and approved technical/professional training credit.Free elective deficiencies may be satisfied with other coursework taken through Reinhardt University. 30
General Education Requirements: 42
English 6
Speech Communications 3
Mathematics - College Algebra or Above 3
Natural Science 6
Social Science 6
Humanities 3
Computer Applications 3
General Education Core Electives from any of the above 12
Total Hours to Earn a Degree 120

Course descriptions are located in academic catalog

Successful applicants to the program will have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours of transfer credit from a regionally accredited institution (must include English 101) or a combination of college credits with healthcare employment experience.*

Textbooks are included in the cost of tuition but additional software purchases for select courses may apply.

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