BS in Health Services Administration Overview The accredited online Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration provides a part-time course of study for ambitious professionals pursuing careers in the burgeoning field of healthcare management to earn advanced skills and accreditation. Upon graduating, you'll have abundant career opportunities in a variety of fields, including clinics, consulting firms, health insurance organizations, hospitals and private practices, nursing homes, mental health organizations, public health departments, rehabilitation centers, and skilled nursing facilities. Program FeaturesDrexel is ranked a top-10 ‘Most Innovative’ institution by U.S. News & World ReportCourses taught by on-campus facultyProgram can be completed fully onlineA dynamic and interactive environment geared toward working professionalsSpecial tuition plans for employees of health system partners and community collegesCertificate in Medical Billing and Coding credits may be applied as free electives toward the degreeState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.You can transfer up to 135 quarter credits (equivalent to 90 semester credits) from any accredited institution of higher learning as long as the grade is a C or better. Most credits will fulfill liberal arts or general classes. English Sequence ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0Natural Sciences8.0-10.0Select from Biology (BIO), Chemistry (CHEM) or Anatomy (ANAT) courses. However, any course selected must include a laboratory component. Additional natural science subject options may be considered with the approval of your advisor. Mathemematics MATH 101Introduction to Analysis I3.0-4.0or MATH 181 Mathematical Analysis IMATH 102Introduction to Analysis II3.0-4.0or MATH 182 Mathematical Analysis IIComputing CS 161Introduction to Computing3.0Drexel Experience CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0UNIV NH101The Drexel Experience1.0Health Services Administration Core Requirements HSAD 210Health-Care Ethics I3.0HSAD 310Introduction to Health-Systems Administration3.0HSAD 321Health-Care Human Resources3.0HSAD 322Health-Care Law3.0HSAD 330Financial Management in Health Care3.0HSAD 331Non-profits and Health Care3.0HSAD 332Health-Care Marketing3.0HSAD 334Management of Health Services3.0HSAD 335Health-Care Policy3.0HSAD 340Leadership in Health Services Administration3.0HSAD 345Ethics in Health Care Management3.09 Health Services Administration (HSAD) electives*27.0Business Courses ACCT 110Accounting for Professionals4.0ORGB 300Organizational Behavior4.0STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0or STS 345 Statistics for the Health SciencesOne of the following ECON courses: ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 240Economics of Health Care Systems Humanities and Social Sciences PSCI 110American Government I4.0SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3.0Humanities and Social Sciences electives29.0Free Electives40.0Total Credits180.0-184.0*HSAD 316 Health Care across Cultures, HSAD 325 Issues in Health Care System, and HSAD 320 Managed Health Care are recommended electives.View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria Transfer StudentsA minimum of 24 previous college credits with a grade of C or better from a regionally accredited institutionGPA of 2.5 or above If you don't meet these prerequisites you're still encouraged to apply and will be reviewed on an individual basis by the Program DirectorFirst-Year StudentsBetween 0 – 23 previous college creditsMust have been out of high school for a minimum of 2 yearsRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed application Transfer StudentsOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended First-Year Students Official high school transcriptsOfficial ACT/SAT scores Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended Additional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $489 per credit. (A 40% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $814 per credit) This program is eligible for Financial Aid.Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the BS in Health Services Administration Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.