Bachelor of Arts in Health Services Administration

About

In the Bachelor of Arts in Health Services Administration Program, you’ll learn how health care organizations work. You’ll study technology, regulation and ethics, finance, and research. You’ll also take interdisciplinary courses in accounting, economics, business communication and marketing. As you progress through the program, you’ll also get hands-on experience in a senior capstone and internship.

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Health Services Administration Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Notes:

  • two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college-level foreign language is required;
  • Students must have approval of the program advisor for track or minor chosen and courses selected.

Grade Requirements

  • HSAD students must maintain a cumulative GPA ≥3.0 for all HSAD classes and no more than two course grades may be <B.
  • Students earning three or more grades of <B in HSAD courses will be dismissed from the program.
  • All other major requirements must be completed with a ≥C.
  • Students in the Health Services Administration Program must have an overall cumulative GPA ≥2.25.
  • The culmination of the student’s experience in the program will be an internship in a health services setting.
  • To qualify for the internship, the student must have at least a GPA ≥3.0 in HSAD classes plus permission from the program director.
Required Core Courses
HSAD 300HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION4
HSAD 310HEALTH CARE SUPERVISION4
HSAD 315SEMINAR ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT1
HSAD 322HEALTH CARE TECHNOLOGY4
HSAD 410HEALTH LAW REGULATION AND ETHICS4
HSAD/PLAN 424STRATEGIC PLANNING4
HSAD 425BUDGET AND POLICY FOR HEALTH SERVICES MANAGERS4
HSAD 435PROCESS IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTH CARE4
HSAD 440HEALTHCARE RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHOD4
HSAD 445POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT4
HSAD 470HEALTHCARE FINANCE4
Required Supporting Courses
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
BUED 302BUSINESS COMMUNICATION4
BUED 425WORKPLACE COMMUNICATIONS USING COMPUTER APPLICATIONS5
DSCI 245BUSINESS STATISTICS 14
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS 5
HLED 256MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY2
HUMR 328HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT4
MATH 200FINITE MATHEMATICS5
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
Track or Minor
Choice of courses to be chosen with approval of HSAD advisor. (8 credits minimum)8
Capstone and Internship
HSAD 490SENIOR CAPSTONE4
HSAD 495INTERNSHIP5
Total Credits100

Catalog Listing

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BA in Health Services Administration from EWU should be able to do the following:​

  • apply the six core health services competencies in health settings;
  • demonstrate effective written, oral and presentation communication skills in health services settings;
  • focus on six core health services competency areas-communication and relationship management, professionalism, leadership, knowledge of the healthcare environment, business skills and knowledge and person centered care;
  • integrate the six core competencies in an internship in a health services setting;
  • manage projects utilizing the six core competency areas;
  • problem solve in a variety of situations in health service settings.