B.A. in Health Care Administration

Degree Guide Key:
Traditional Day ProgramsWC
Evening & Weekend ProgramsSCD
Online ProgramsON
Graduate ProgramsGRAD


As the nation’s health care industry continues to grow, Midway College students look to a Health Care Administration (HCA) degree to gain a broad knowledge of health care policy and financing, including leadership and management skills. This accelerated evening program is designed for students who wish to enter or advance in the health care delivery system. When you attend classes with other working adults, you’ll benefit from their real-world experiences and personal support throughout each course.

Careers options for HCA graduates include emergency medical services coordinator, health consultant, hospital comptroller, occupational safety and health inspector, public health statistician, coordinator of rehabilitation services, health advocate, health economist, hospital personnel director, public health inspector, and social welfare administrator.

Available through: SCDON

  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 37
Supporting Courses 6
Principles of Accounting I (BA 210) 3
Principles of Microeconomics or Principles of Macroeconomics (BA 217 or BA 220) 3
Health Care Administration Major Requirements 44
Health Care Economics (HCA 300) 3
Ethics in Health Care (HCA 301) 3
Management Information Systems (HCA 305) 3
Health Insurance Claims Management (HCA 307) 3
Health Care Seminar I (HCA 391) 1
Health Care Seminar II (HCA 392) 1
Legal Issues in Health Care (HCA 400) 3
Management and Planning in Health Care (HCA 405) 3
Health Care Program Implementation (HCA 410) 3
Health Care Policy (HCA 412) 3
Health Care Seminar III (HCA 492) 3
Principles of Finance (BA 300) 3
Business and Organizational Communication (BA 313) 3
Business Research Methods (BA 319) 3
Principles of Management (BA 330) 3
Human Resource Management (BA 440) 3
Electives 37
Total 124

*A minimum grade of "C" in each course required for graduation.