Health Services Administration B.A.S. Degree prepares you for success
If you have previous training in a health field and want to move up in your career, our online Health Services Administration B.A.S. Degree can be your ticket. Designed to prepare you for career advancement or entry-level managerial positions, this degree offers subplans depending on your background. The final semester-long capstone course integrates your career interests.
Subplans are offered in:
- Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
- Compliance and Security
- Human Services
- Public Relations and Marketing
- Respiratory Care
Notice to transient students
Please be advised that all students, including transient students, are required to adhere to the HSA Program Handbook, the HSA-APA Style Guide and SPC Academic Honesty Policy. These documents are available for review in every HSA, HSC, and HUS core course.
This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Medical and Health Services Managers
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Features of SPC's Health Services Administration B.A.S. Degree
- Classes are offered online
- Courses are offered in 8-week sessions (except the 15-week capstone experience)
- Final semester capstone course integrates your career interests
What you Gain in SPC's Health Services Administration B.A.S. Degree
- A broad-based knowledge of health care delivery systems
- A better understanding of health care policies, ethics and current issues
- Effective communication, leadership and critical thinking skills
- An overview of strategic health management and planning
Health Services Administration Bachelor of Applied Science
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2022 (610)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2022 (610), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
This program is offered as a Fully Online program.
If you are currently working in or have previous training in a health or human services field and want to move up in your career, our Health Services Administration bachelor’s degree may be your ticket. Designed to prepare you for career advancement or entry-level supervisory or managerial positions, this degree offers specialized concentrations depending on your background.
Features: Classes are offered online in 8-week sessions. The final semester Capstone Course is a 16-week Experience that integrates your career interests and professional goals. Students are responsible for securing a mentor for the capstone course, and for developing their capstone project proposal in collaboration with the mentor during the pre-capstone course. Students enroll in the pre-capstone course immediately preceding the capstone course.
Students will gain:
A broad-based knowledge of health care delivery systems, a better understanding of health care policies, ethics and current issues, as well as effective communication, leadership and critical thinking skills.
All students must complete the 36 credit general education requirement in order to graduate from this program. A.S. degree holders may need to complete an additional 15-21 general education credits to complete the thirty-six (36) credit hour general education requirement.
Students who have not completed an AS degree in a health related field or a minimum of 20 credits in health related courses are required to complete 20 credits of lower division courses in addition to the bachelor level courses. See the lower division support course options below to fulfill this requirement.
A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required and a minimum of 120 college level credits. All courses must be completed with a “C” or better.
This bachelor's degree program requires a minimum of two consecutive years of a foreign language in high school OR two semesters of a foreign language at the college level.
As per Florida Rule 6A-10.04213, baccalaureate degree students entering a Florida College System (FCS) or State University System (SUS) institution in the 2021-2022 academic school year and thereafter must demonstrate competency through successful completion of a civic literacy course AND by achieving a passing score on the Florida Civic Literacy Examination (FCLE).
1 Completion of HSA 2001, HSA 2182 and HSC 2721 help to provide foundational knowledge for students without a health related background.
* Required course for Human Services BS (HUMSVC-BS) program; program is pending FLDOE approval.
- the recommended order in which to take the program courses
- suggested course when more than one option exists
- which semester each course is typically offered
- if the course has a prerequisite
- courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
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Florida CIP Code
51.2211: Health Services BAS ()
Federal CIP Code
51.2211: Health Services Administration.
Continue your education at spc
All of SPC's health associate of science degrees transfer to our Health Services Administration Bachelor of Applied Science Degree, giving you the chance to earn a bachelor's degree for much less than at a university.
HEALTH CONTINUING EDUCATION
We also offer health continuing education through the Workforce Institute.