Online Health Care Administration Degree

Online Health Care Administration Degree

Affordable Tuition

Affordable Tuition

Midway offers competitive tuition rates and assists students with financial aid

Job Growth

Job Growth

Healthcare-related jobs are a growth area -there are lots of career options with a HCA degree


Looking for a business career in the growing health care industry?

Consider Midway University’s 100% Online Health Care Administration degree.

As the nation’s health care industry continues to grow, Midway University students look to our online Bachelor’s degree Health Care Administration program to gain a broad knowledge of health care policy and financing, including leadership and management skills. Healthcare administrators will increasingly play an important role in keeping the community healthy and the system efficient. Midway’s program allows students to pursue health care administrator jobs in administration and management in any type of health care organization as well as prepare for advanced degrees such as an MHA or MBA.

Properly trained administrators/managers have the knowledge and skills to plan and supervise the delivery of various services by doctors, nurses, and technicians. Whether the place of work is a small health clinic or a major medical center, each operation needs someone to track and analyze trends and to keep the business on the cutting edge in an ever-changing industry.

Our Health Care Administration program is a participant in ACHE’s Higher Education Network.

All program course work for this degree can be completed online.

Career Outlook

How can a health care administration degree work for you? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the health care and social assistance sector will generate 5.0 million new jobs between 2012 and 2022, nearly one-third of the total projected increase in jobs, largely in response to rapid growth in the elderly population.

Individuals with a degree in health care administration often work with a variety of health care, government, and public health organizations and can serve in such roles as:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Inspector
  • Hospital, Clinic, or Dental Office Administrator
  • Social Welfare, Hospice, or Nursing Home Administrator
  • Hospital CEO or CFO
  • Health Advocate, Economist, or Public Health Inspector
  • Government Lobbyist

Why Midway?

16:1

student-to-faculty ratio

Affordability

90% of students receive some form of financial assistance

Support

meet faculty face-to-face get in-person assistance even as an online student

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1-800-952-4122 or email admissions@midway.edu.

Specific admissions details are available for:

What are my financial aid options?

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid for more details.

How much will it cost?

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Our online and evening undergraduate and graduate programs’ tuition is based on the number of credit hours taken each module. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.

Can I transfer credits from another school if I am accepted into this program?

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better.  At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit.  An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

Specific admissions details are available for:

University credit can be earned for knowledge gained through prior work and learning experience depending upon the nature and scope of the experience. Students can earn up to 21 credit hours towards an undergraduate degree program based on assessment. Review the Credit for Prior Learning webpage or section in the catalog for more information.

What support services are available for online and evening students?

Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.

Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.

Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at admissions@midway.edu.

A Peek Inside Our Program

You will earn your online Health Care Administration degree by completing 120 credit hours. Depending on credits transferred or credits earned through our Credit for Prior Learning program, that time could be a lot less.

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements

34-40

Major Courses Requirements

36
HCA 300Health Care Economics3
HCA 301Ethics in Health Care3
HCA 305Management Information Systems3
HCA 307Health Insurance Claims Management3
HCA 312Health/Medical Care Delivery Systems3
HCA 400Legal Issues in Health Care3
HCA 405Management & Planning in Health Care3
HCA 412Health Care Policy3
HCA 418Financial Mgt -Health Care Organizations3
HCA 492HCA Capstone3
HCA 391Health Careers & Practicum I3
HCA 392Health Careers & Practicum II3

Supporting Course

27
ACC 210Principles of Accounting I3
ACC 215Principles of Accounting II3
BIO 204Medical Vocabulary2
BUS 230Principles of Management3
BUS 255Principles of Marketing3
BUS 313Business and Organizational Communication3
BUS 319Business Research Methods3
CIS 235Application Software3
ECO 217 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 220Principles of Macro Economics3

Electives

17-23

Total Credit Hours

120

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