Health Care Administration (HCA) majors receive a bachelor’s degree in business. You will take what you learn in the classroom and from your internship and apply it to your first professional work experience. Students enhance their HCA studies with another business major to increase their expertise and marketability in the healthcare professions. Other programs offered in business include Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Management, and Marketing.
Students that major in Health Care Administration are open to a variety of potential careers that will lead to success. You will have the opportunity to work with community businesses through internships and class projects.
Marian University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Bachelor's Degrees. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Health Care Administration, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Sport and Recreation Management; Bachelor of Science with a major in Information Technology; Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in General Management, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Operations Management.
- Master Degree. Master of Science in Leadership with concentration in Organizational Leadership and Quality.
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
11374 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66215 USA
*For all business majors except information technology.
General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements, including PHI 231; MAT 130 or MAT 201. TEC 102 is highly recommended.
Business programs core*
40-41 credits as follows:
ACC 201 Financial Accounting, 3 cr.
ACC 306 Managerial Accounting, 3 cr.
BUA 203 Career Preparation, 1 cr.
BUA 310 International Business, 3 cr.
BUA 350 Business Law, 3 cr.
BUA 402 Strategy and Policy, 3 cr.
ECO 201 Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
ECO 202 Microeconomics, 3 cr.
FIN 301 Managerial Finance, 3 cr.
MGT 213 Principles of Management, 3 cr.
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing, 3 cr.
TEC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology, 3 cr.
3 credits from the following:
ENG 222 Business Communications, 3 cr.
COM 101 Fundamentals of Communication, 3 cr.
COM 232 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
COM 324 Interpersonal Communication, 3 cr. (recommended for health care administration majors)
3-4 credits from the following:
BUA 210 Statistical Techniques for Research Data Analysis, 3 cr.
MAT 122 Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 4 cr.
Health Care Administration
Major in a functional area of business: accounting, business administration, finance, human resources, information technology, management, marketing, or sport and recreation management.
17-20 credits as follows:
HCA 201 Introduction to Health Care Administration, 3 cr.
HCA 411 Legal Issues in Health Care Administration, 3 cr.
HCA 421 Financial and Economic Aspects of Health Care, 3 cr.
HCA 431 Health Care Management and Policy, 3 cr.
MGT 408 Leadership in Ethical Organizations, 3 cr.
NUR 220 Introduction to Medical Terminology, 2 cr.
HCA 397 Health Care Internship (in functional major), 0-3 cr.
HCA 497 Health Care Internship (in functional major), 0-3 cr.
1- 7 credits: