Mar 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Healthcare Administration, B.S.

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This program of study will provide students with the academic preparation for entry-level work in healthcare administration and/or continued study in healthcare administration at the graduate level.


To be accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree, a student must meet the general requirements for admission into Adventist University of Health Sciences (see General Studies Admission in the Admission Information  section), and:

  1. Submit the Healthcare Administration Program Application once admitted to the University, The application can be accessed at
  2. Have a minimum GPA of 2.70. GPAs presented to the Admissions Committee for each applicant will be a cumulative record of all college-level work.
  3. Have a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or a minimum combined score of 910 on the SAT (rSAT: 990).


Students may progress toward a Bachelor of Science degree when they:

  1. Maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.50.
  2. Earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.00) in all science and health science requirements.
  3. Successfully repeat courses in which a minimum grade of “C” (2.00) was not achieved.


Adventist University of Health Sciences will consider students for graduation and conferral of a Bachelor of Science degree when they have met the general University requirements for graduation (see Graduation in the Academic Information  section) and have:

  1. Completed a minimum of 125 trimester hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50.
  2. Completed the prescribed course of study with a minimum of 48 upper division credits.
  3. Achieved a minimum grade of “C” (2.00) in all major courses..
  4. Completed competency assessment requirements.
  5. Completed a minimum of 86 trimester hours in residence at Adventist University of Health Sciences. For students entering the Baccalaureate program with a degree, 36 trimester hours must be completed at Adventist University.
  6. Completed the service-learning requirement.


Liberal Arts Requirements - 62 credits

Humanities (6 credits)

  • Any literature course.
  • An introductory course in any foreign language.

Health and Physical Education (3 credits)

Major Requirements - 51 Credits

Electives - 6 Credits

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