Athabasca University

Health Administration

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University
Faculty:Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree:Post-diploma; Distance
Field of Study:Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Description:The Bachelor of Health Administration (post-diploma) is open to all those who have an approved two-year diploma in business, administration, or any health-related field. The degree builds on the skills and knowledge acquired in the diploma program.The goal of the program is to enable graduates to acquire critical thinking, communications and managerial skills; congruent with the outcomes of the health administration degree.

Possible career options include: health administrators; long-term care managers; middle management-level positions at various health care facilities; healthcare related consultant agencies; international organizations such as WHO, CARE, World Vision, CIDA, and CUSO; provincial and Federal Government's departments of health and social services; health care workers and supervisors at private and public health care facilities.
URL:Health Administration at Athabasca University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,670
National: $7,940

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Holders of approved two-year diplomas may be awarded up to 60 credits towards the 90 credit degree. Holders of approved three-year diplomas in business administration may be awarded up to 66 credits towards the degree. Holders of approved two-year or three-year professional diplomas not in business administration or a related field may be granted a block transfer of up to 45 credits towards this degree program. The work completed in the diploma program must be relevant to the Bachelor of Health Administration program.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 30, 2016