About

The Limestone Health Care Administration program prepares those pursuing a career in administrative positions in the health care industry. This program is ideal for students interested in management and administration, as well as contributing to the well-being of others. This program exposes students to all areas of health care administration, including health care policy, health care quality, finance, legal issues, information systems, and economics as they influence the delivery of healthcare.

Health Care Administration Online Degree Program

The Health Care Administration degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.

Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.

As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.

Related Occupations

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to obtain entry-level jobs in health care organizations such as health care account manager, case manager, office manager, business development manager, health care marketer, pharmaceutical sales manager, or reimbursement specialist. Students currently employed in the health care field may find that after completion of this program, they may advance to mid-level and upper-level management positions.

Fast Facts

  • Currently, 1 in every 6 jobs in America are in the health care industry.
  • According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s County Business Patterns, the health care industry is the largest employer and has the highest annual payroll with 20 million employees and over $1.0 trillion in annual payroll in 2018.
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the health care sector will grow 14% from 2018 to 2028.
  • The fastest-growing industries in the health care and social assistance sector are general medical and surgical hospitals, home health care services, and individual/family services.

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (45 credit hours)
  4. Additional Health Care Administration courses from HC310, 311, 410, 490 or 491 (6 credit hours)
  5. Additional Management or Marketing course from MG323, 350, or MK345 (3 credit hours)
  6. Additional Mathematics course from MA115 or 116 (3 credit hours)

* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)

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