May 29, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Administration Major, B.S.

Department Information

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.


Veronica Roberson

(423) 439-4540



Degree Requirements: 120 credits

Compass Core Curriculum

41-42 credits
Major Total Requirements 61 credits
     Required Courses    46 credits
     Advisor-Approved Electives    6 credits
     Culminating Experience    9 credits
Minor 18-24 credits
TOTAL 120 credits

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: HLAD-BS  

Compass Core Curriculum   

These requirements include earning 40-43 credits in Strengthening Foundations, Understanding Natural and Social Worlds, Exploring Connections, Cultivate Artistic Awareness, and Growing as an Individual and Global Citizen categories.

Major Specific courses listed in Compass Core Curriculum Requirements:

Total Requirements for Health Administration Major: 61 credits

Culminating Experience: 9 credits

Minor: 18-24 credits

Additional Information

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. CSCI 1100  has arequired lab course, CSCI 1150 .

Most minors range from 18-24 credits. Those few minors with more than 24 credits may affect the number of free electives allowed.