The Bachelor of Health Administration is designed to integrate a foundation of general education with healthcare management theory and practical expertise that prepares the graduates for management positions in healthcare. The health administration curriculum addresses the basic body of knowledge, understanding, and skills identified to be relevant to healthcare administration:
• Critical thinking from a biblical perspective to analyze and solve complex problems.
• Professional communication skills developed by developing an understanding of the biblical principles applicable to provide effective communication strategies within the organization, with staff, patients, and the public.
• Leadership abilities that have been established on biblical principles to establish and lead effective work teams toward a shared organizational mission.
• Foundation of ethical principles based on the Bible to guide the decision-making process from application of personal and organizational values.
• Quantitative skills to manage an organization’s financial health provide data to measure and report an organization’squality outcomes.
• Legal and regulatory knowledge to reduce an organization’s liability and effectively manage risk.
• Broad knowledge of the health administration industry, to include managed care and long-term care administration.
• Marketing strategies taught from a Christian worldview to reach the appropriate audience in creative, cost effective ways.