The University of Phoenixs associates degree in Health Care Administration is designed for persons who wish to have the minimum degree requirement to qualify for an entry-level position in health care administration. The degree program focuses on learning the ins and outs of health organizations and policy. Some of the courses offered for the degree include the language of health care, health and diseases, the psychology of health, and more. Students can choose concentrations within the degree, in things like medical ethics, and health care law, organization, or management. The program will also cover general education requirements in the liberal arts, sciences, humanities, and mathematics. In order to qualify for enrollment, prospective students must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. The University of Phoenix degree offerings are available to students 100 percent online, making the program easier to complete for non-traditional students who may need to enroll part-time, or take courses only in the nighttime. Some students may qualify for federal financial aid.
University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. Notice is a Commission sanction indicating that an institution is pursuing a course of action that, if continued, could lead it to be out of compliance with one or more Criteria for Accreditation. An institution on Notice remains accredited. At the end of the Notice period, The Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees may remove the sanction, place the institution on Probation if the identified concerns have not been addressed, or take other action. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.