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Healthcare Management - Organizational Management BAS Specialization

If you'd like to pursue a management career in the healthcare field, EFSC's Healthcare Management BAS Track is designed to prepare you for leadership positions in hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, public health departments, and imaging and laboratory service facilities.

This program is particularly suitable for students who already hold an A.S. degree in a health-related program, but can benefit those with other associate degrees who want to transition to work in the healthcase business field.

Throughout the program, you'll study various subjects including health information systems, decision-making, healthcare budgeting, organizational behavior and communication, human resources, and the ongoing implications of the Affordable Care Act.

The Healthcare Management BAS Specialization is one of the 12 track options available under EFSC's Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Management program. Students can only earn the degree once and must choose a specialization.

Healthcare Management BAS Track - Course Curriculum

If you're specializing in Healthcare Management, you have the option to take the required Organizational Management core courses either online or on campus.

The five upper-level courses specific to the Healthcare Management Specialization, however, are only available online.

Healthcare Management - Organizational Management BAS Specialization

Program Overview

Degree Type
Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)
Delivery Methods
Hybrid, 100% Online Option
Locations
Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Titusville
Total Credit Hours
120
Academic Community
Business
Contact Information

bachelor@easternflorida.edu
321-632-1111

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Cocoa/Titusville

      Melbourne     

        Palm Bay      

Healthcare Management BAS Track - Admissions Information

Applying to the program is a straightforward process. Just follow Eastern Florida's general application steps for a bachelor's degree. It's essential to stay updated on the application deadlines in the process. This program has three different start terms: Fall, Spring, and Summer, beginning in August, January, and May, respectively.

If you're interested in the Healthcare Management BAS Track, it's also important to have completed an Associate in Science (A.S.) or Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree from a college with regional accreditation. Please note that an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree does not meet the minimum eligibility requirements. If you have an AAS degree and are considering transferring to a BAS program, we recommend consulting with a bachelor advisor, who can help you determine the appropriate next steps.

Brief Costs and Financial Aid Eligibility

If you're a resident of Florida, you have the advantage of completing this two-year program's courses at an estimated cost of $7,200. It's important to note that this covers the program's tuition and fees but does not include additional expenses for course materials or lab fees.

As you will start the program having already earned an associate degree, you'll need to complete an additional 60 credits, 39 of which will be focused on upper-level courses, as listed in EFSC's fee schedule.

To provide financial support throughout your education, there are various options available. You may be eligible for financial aid and scholarships, including the Titan Scholarships provided by the EFSC Foundation. Additionally, there are external scholarships that you can explore to help cover the costs of your education.

Healthcare Management Courses You Would Take

The curriculum consists of eight core courses that are shared among all 12 specializations in the Organizational Management degree. For the Healthcare Track, you'll take specialized courses that provide a strong foundation in the industry. Some of the courses included are:

Why Study Healthcare Management at EFSC?

Embrace the Flexibility of Online Learning

Experience the convenience and flexibility of studying healthcare management online! With the program's 100% online format, you can manage your studies alongside your other commitments.

Keep in mind that online courses fill up quickly, especially for the Healthcare Management Specialization. To secure your spot in these essential classes, it's important to register early. Don't miss out on the opportunity to complete your degree successfully; be sure to enroll as soon as possible!

Prepare for Graduate Success

If pursuing a graduate degree is in your plans, EFSC's Organizational Management BAS (Healthcare Management Specialization) is the perfect stepping stone.

This program offers a head start in Florida Tech's Smart MBA program, saving you both time and money. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Start early by consulting with a bachelor advisor, who will guide you in planning your academic journey.

Related Bachelor and Associate Degree Programs

As you begin your specialization selection, explore the 11 other track options in the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program. Each one offers unique opportunities. Also view the health sciences and other associate degree programs that can pave the way for a smooth transition into a program at the bachelor's level.