Health Sciences and Administration
We prepare students for careers in health, healthcare, and public health. Classes are offered online to accommodate students currently employed in healthcare and public health settings or who do not live in the northwest Florida area.
The Department of Health Sciences and Administration is home to online undergraduate and graduate degrees. These degrees are designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the health care industry.
The undergraduate degree in Health Sciences (BSHS) is intended for students interested in career advancement or for those whose goal is to work in the health professions providing service to individuals and communities.
Our Master's of Healthcare Administration (MHA) is designed to prepare qualified individuals for various administrative and leadership positions in the healthcare industry. The program strives to develop engaged, early healthcare careerists to use evidence-based strategies and applied skills to improve operations, quality of care, affordability, and access.
With the B.S. Health Sciences (General) Program, one can pursue their studies in health, healthcare, and public health. This degree is geared toward developing health professionals and healthcare administrators who are empowered to promote the health and well-being of the populations they serve.
Join the field of health sciences which can prepare you for entering professional programs in medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant school, etc.
With the B.S. Health Sciences in Healthcare Administration, one can work in hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers, long term care facilities, mental health organizations, and insurance companies. Demographic pressures, advances in medicine and technology, and increased health regulations have led to a rapid increase in the demand for this field. We offer degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Join the field of healthcare administration which combines policy, business, and science to manage hospitals, clinics, and healthcare centers every day.
With the B.S. Health Sciences in Public Health, one can work in a wide range of careers in public health, consulting, consumer advocacy, non-governmental, local, state and federal health agencies. Public health practitioners will have prospects to work in disease surveillance, community engagement, maternal and child health, and environmental health.
Join the field of public health which helps prevent disease and promotes health initiatives to increase the community's health standards and safety.
With the M.H.A. Healthcare Administration, one can work in healthcare financial accounting, health economics, human resources, systems operation, quality improvement, organizational behavior and health policy as a healthcare admisntrator.
Take the next step with the online Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.), which prepares you to work in hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers, insurance companies, etc. as a health administrator.