Health Care Administration

Trevecca’s Bachelor of Science in health care administration is a degree-completion program designed specifically for working adults. This online program equips you with the fundamental knowledge and skills in business and health care you need to excel in a variety of careers in this diverse market.

Program Benefits

  • Complete your degree fully online in 18 months with all materials delivered to you.
  • Take advantage of flexible, asynchronous classes that fit your busy schedule.
  • Learn from faculty who possess high degrees in their fields, who have relevant and valuable real-world experience, and who make an effort to know you personally.
  • Move through your program with a supportive cohort of students working toward similar goals.


What to Expect

With Trevecca’s health care administration program, you’ll be able to complete your bachelor’s degree while gaining a solid understanding of business and health care which prepares you for an exciting career in a growing industry. We’ve designed this degree specifically for working adults who want to learn the fundamentals of administrative roles within the health care profession and who want to increase their opportunities to advance from entry-level to middle management in various health care roles.

Our student-centered program gives you a balance of fundamental business courses along with health care management education so that you can obtain the skills and qualifications you need to enter the health care field or take your current health care career to the next level. You’ll learn about health regulations and policy, strategic and financial management, health management information systems and more in collaborative and engaging courses. All courses are delivered asynchronously online, so you can maintain your important work and family responsibilities while completing your degree. Plus, you’ll learn from dedicated and readily accessible faculty members, many of whom are actively practicing and researching in the field. 

Our program meets the requirements of two important organizations that set the criteria for excellence in health care management education: the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. 

Why Choose Trevecca?

Founded in 1901 and a leader in online education for more than two decades, Trevecca has been recognized nationally and locally for providing our students with the highest level of academic quality and rigor. We offer a holistic education focused on the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual health of all the students in our diverse student body. We are committed to educating the next generation to be servant leaders.

As a Christian university, we offer programs that explore the ways faith intersects with your field of study. This means you can gain your health care administration degree in a supportive, Christian community with small classroom sizes and engaged faculty members who care about you, your faith and your goals.

Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you’ll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.

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Financial Aid & Costs

Financial Aid & Costs

Nearly every student at Trevecca receives some form of assistance in paying for college. Learn all about the affordability of a TNU education and options for receiving aid.

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Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Cost/Credit Hour




Tuition Cost*


*$100 tech. fee assessed per course. Books are not included.
*A total of 120 credit hours are required to complete this program.

Getting Started

  1. Complete the online application (it's free!).
    Need help applying? Read the step-by-step instructions here!
  2. Fill out FAFSA to be considered for financial aid.
  3. Request official transcripts from your previous institution.


  • Completion of at least 40 credit hours from an accredited institution
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA for all prior coursework
  • Some proficiency with computer technology and reliable access to technology throughout the program
  • Provide photocopy of government-issued identification (e.g., driver's license, state ID, military ID, passport). This requirement ensures that Trevecca complies with the U.S. Department of Education expectations for student verification. (This is only required for students enrolled in an online program.)

Career Opportunities

With your bachelor’s degree from Trevecca, you’ll be well-prepared to continue on to graduate studies or to step into a variety of available positions in the health care administration field. More specifically, your health care administration degree prepares you for roles such as:

  • Practice administrator

  • Health and service manager

  • Medical records manager

  • Office manager (medical or physician group practice)

  • Nutrition services manager

  • Entry level training/development manager 

  • Pharmaceutical sales representative

  • Insurance specialist

  • Not-for-profit director (community and social organizations)

  • Home health manager 

  • Hospice and palliative care specialist (supervisor/team lead)

  • Medical records analyst (if you also complete a health informatics minor)