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
  • Management
  • 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

Salary Data

Projected employment for United States

2021 Employment

480,700

2031

616,900

Percent Change

28

Projected Job Openings

56600

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

HSA-BAS
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.

Program Summary

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.

Graduation Requirements

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.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE:
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.

CIVIC LITERACY:
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).

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT General Education Courses (36 credits needed for Graduation)
ENHANCED WORLD VIEW REQUIREMENT*
A. COMMUNICATIONS
9
B. HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS
6
C. MATHEMATICS
6
D. NATURAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES
6-7
E. SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
6
F. ETHICS
3
G. COMPUTER/INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCY (see catalog for details)
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT 60 Credit Hours (with at least 15 General Education Credits)
60 Credit Hours (with at least 15 General Education Credits)
60
MAJOR CORE COURSES Required Major Capstone Course (Complete 7 Credits)
SUBPLAN Select ONE subplan from below (Complete 15 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSES Compliance and Security (HIS) (Complete 6 credits)

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.

Total Credits:
120
Academic Pathways The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
  • 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)
If you are starting the program this term,
VIEW THE RECOMMENDED ACADEMIC PATHWAY

If you have already started the program,
VIEW THE ARCHIVED ACADEMIC PATHWAYS

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Program Leadership Information
Dr. Teri Trede
Associate Professor
trede.teri@spcollege.edu
For Academic Advising and Program Admissions Information
please contact:
Healthadvising@spcollege.edu

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.

Health Services Administration B.A.S. Degree

Program Admissions

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