Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Bachelor's degree and above

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Health/Health Care Administration/Management. 510701


A. Course Objective:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration (BSHCA) program is intended to develop critical thinking abilities, communication competence, and leadership capacity with an advanced understanding of health care management services and delivery.
Competencies to be achieved:
A health care professional entering the program will 1) develop strategies to analyze behavioral, ethical, and cultural trends that impact management in health care systems with diverse populations, 2) demonstrate the ability to evaluate ethical, legal, and regulatory policies, and 3) demonstrate a mastery of core business theories as applied to health care systems.
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
C. Books:
Financial ACCT2: Student Edition
Technical Communication: Process and Product
Think – Text only
Managing Legal Compliance in the Health Care Industry
On Being Different
Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach
New Leadership for Todays Health Care Professionals
Statistical Reasoning
Long-term Care:Managing across the Continuum
Health Care Emergency Management: Principle and Practices
Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals
Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office
Public Health: What it is and How it Works
Applying Quality Management in Healthcare
D. Supplies required:
Tablet & Technology Requirements for Online Courses
Program coursework is delivered via online classes using an internet-based interactive learning management system. Students will utilize their assigned PMI email account. Tablets and smartphones may not be used to complete course work. They are to be used for reading and email only. Students in online courses must have a computer with the following specifications:
• Dual core processor (Intel or AMD) 512 MB RAM (recommended: 1 GB of RAM)
• High speed internet connection (minimum 2,000 kbps connection)
• Windows XP, Vista, 7, or higher
• Speakers (internal OR external)
• Printer
• Some courses may also require a CD/DVD drive
• Microsoft Office
• Mac OSX v10.6 (or better)
• High speed internet connection (minimum 2,000 kbps connection)
• Audio enabled
• Printer
• Some courses may also require a CD/DVD drive
• Microsoft Office
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Connie Diley
Phone number: (480) 325-2093
F. Direct Website link to the program:
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
Dependent upon employment requirements.
• Other requirements: The BSHCA is a degree completion program requiring applicants to have completed a total of 64 semester credits at the postsecondary level. The 64 transfer credits shall consist of 14 general education, 26 health science technical, and 24 related credits. Transfer credits into the Bachelor of Science degree must meet the following conditions: awarded by a nationally or regionally accredited institution; grade of “C” or better; and numbered 100 and above. Transfer credits must include a math course. See additional admissions and transfer credit requirements on pages 130 and 133 of this catalog.
H. Refund Policy:
I. Credentials:
• Industry Recognized: No
• Stackable: Yes Career Pathway: Advanced Placement Track – Radiography, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Care Administration, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nursing, Paramedic, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology
• Portable:
• Accredited Curriculum:
Yes Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
J. Credential Attainment Rate:


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)


Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Online program, Tucson Campus

Local WIB

6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board

Type of Attainment:

Bachelor of Science degree

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Financial Aid

Refund Policy

Prorated on time enrolled less $100 cancel fee

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$275.00 Technology fee

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

11-9111.00Medical and Health Services Managers
$20.50 per hour

Provider Status



2121 N Craycroft Rd Bldg 1, Tucson, Arizona 85712

Phone Number

(520) 326-1600

Last Updated

Apr 22, 2021


Aug 07, 2013