Online Bachelor of Science in Health Administration

Transform Health Care With an Equity-Focused Degree

Take the Lead in Health Care To Support Your Community

The health administration field is rife with racial and ethnic disparities, and the health care system needs equity-minded leaders to shape policies and practices around underrepresented populations. As the only historically Black university in the University of North Carolina (UNC) System that offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Administration, NCCU is uniquely situated to address inequity and underrepresentation in health care.

The BS in Health Administration at NCCU Online is a degree completion program that prepares you to become a global leader and practitioner who can improve patient outcomes in your community. The program emphasizes key competencies in management, analysis, finance, technology, policy, and communication — all of which are relevant to leadership positions within health care organizations.

It’s time to prioritize equitable leadership in health care. Finish your degree at NCCU Online and become the health administrator your community needs.

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About the BS in Health Administration at NCCU Online
The online BS in Health Administration is a flexible and accessible program designed for working adults who seek to complete their degrees. By addressing both managerial and clinical topics, the BS in Health Administration equips you with the leadership skills and relevant health care knowledge to transform your workplace and your community at large.
Upon graduating from the BS in Health Administration program, you’ll be prepared with:
  • A comprehensive understanding of roles and responsibilities in the health care system

  • Strategies to apply ethical frameworks to leadership challenges in human resources, symbolic leadership, and law

  • Administrative skills to lead community-based health organizations and NGOs

Potential Careers With an Online BS in Health Administration

The online BS in Health Administration prepares you for careers in health care management and administration, including health services management, health information management, and health policy roles.

Not only do these careers provide clear avenues to community impact, but the demand for these jobs is growing fast. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 28% increase in demand for medical and health services manager roles between 2022 and 2032 — which is much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.

CNAs, medical customer representatives, and healthcare administration personnel are a great fit for this degree — though anyone with an interest in healthcare leadership would benefit from the program.

Take a look at some potential careers you can reach by earning your health administration degree:*

Long-Term Care Administrator

Average Base Salary: $88,300

Health Care Consultant

Average Base Salary: $85,473

Clinical Manager

Average Base Salary: $75,571

Health Care Manager

Average Base Salary: $72,812

Patient Care Manager

Average Base Salary: $72,357

*Salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Tuition and Financial Aid

$350 per credit hour*
*$420 for out-of-state students

No additional fees

Financial assistance and payment plans available

At NCCU Online, we strive to provide high-quality education that’s financially accessible. At just $350 per credit hour, with no additional fees for in-state students, our online BS in Health Administration delivers dependable value for your education and prepares you to maximize your earning potential. Grants and scholarships are also available to those who qualify.

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Innovative Online Programs

Immersive online courses engage distance learners by leveraging best-in-class technology and instructional techniques.

Inclusive & Supportive

Our students have access to various forms of support, from academic advising and career placement services to virtual conferences focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

Student-Centric Education

We maintain a student-faculty ratio of 16-to-1 and an average class size of 22 to keep you at the center of your learning.

Top-Ranked Education

In 2024, U.S. News & World Report ranked NCCU No. 11 among historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) and No. 9 among Top Public Universities in the South.

Accredited Academics

NCCU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Industry-Experienced Faculty

Our faculty members are active in their disciplines through conferences, professional organizations, and contract work — and they bring that industry knowledge back to the classes they teach.

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The Eagle Promise

NCCU believes in the success of its students — so much so that it promises to empower every student to earn their degree on time and graduate career ready, with countless leadership and networking opportunities along the way.

What You Need For Admission

NCCU is committed to providing equal educational opportunities and doesn’t discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or ability. Please review the admission details for the online BS in Health Administration:

  • Completed application for admission.

  • Official transcripts of all college coursework sent from the institution(s) with a minimum 2.0 GPA and eligibility to return to the last or current institution.

  • At least 24 transferable credit hours from the last or current institution attended.

  • List of academic courses in progress (if applicable).

  • Must not be on academic probation at a previous or current institution; must not have been suspended or expelled from a previous or current institution.

Please note the following:

  • NCCU will not accept a transfer course with a grade lower than a “C.” Accepted courses are recorded on a student’s transcript; grades and grade points are not calculated.

  • NCCU does not accept transfer credit from challenge examinations or for coursework graded pass/fail. The maximum number of transferable credits is 64 semester hours from a two-year college.

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About NCCU

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) prepares students to succeed in the global marketplace. NCCU’s flagship programs in the sciences, education, law, business, nursing, and the arts prepare students for professions ranging from clinical research to information science. Founded in 1910, NCCU remains committed to diversity in and access to higher education.

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