Department of Health Services Management and Policy
PO Box 70264
Phone: (423) 439-4346
Fax: (423) 439-6710
The Department of Health Services Management and Policy offers the bachelor of science degree (B.S.) in Health Administration. Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective health care administrators capable of managing and delivering health services in a variety of settings.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Administration prepares students for the fast-paced healthcare environment; an industry that is quickly growing. Students develop the skills necessary to pursue employment in for-profit, nonprofit, and government sectors, including hospital systems, medical practices, clinics, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, public health agencies, and other health-related organizations. The curriculum provides key concepts and understanding of healthcare administration in the U.S. Students develop strong leadership skills, communication and management strategies, team development, healthcare strategy, operations, quality and process improvement, legal and ethical issues, budgeting and financial skills, and revenue cycle management concepts.
Degree Requirements: 120 credits
|Major Total Requirements
| Required Courses
|| 46 credits
| Advisor-Approved Electives
|| 6 credits
| Culminating Experience
|| 9 credits
Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: HLAD-BS
General Education Requirements
These requirements include earning 41-42 credits in Communication, Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavior Sciences, History, Natural Sciences and Mathematics categories.
Major Specific courses listed in General Education Requirements:
Click here to view Degree and Graduation Requirements for all ETSU students.
CSCI 1100 or Proficiency exam: Must be completed to meet Bachelor’s Degree Requirements.
Most minors range from 18-24 credits. Those few minors with more than 24 credits may affect the number of free electives allowed.