Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Care Studies
Dr. Laura Sliwinski is an Associate Dean at Ashford University's College of Health, Human Services, and Science. She holds a Master’s in Health Administration from Tulane University and a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University. Read her full bio.
Revitalize your career with your Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Studies earned online from Ashford University.
The Bachelor of Health Care Studies demonstrates your knowledge and skills to provide quality service in the health care industry. In this curriculum, you will learn about the US health care system, as well as medical ethics and law. Your courses cover subjects from community health to special populations. You can make a difference in peoples' health.
When you complete your Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Studies degree, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and general knowledge in health care are requirements. This generalist degree prepares you for a wide array of non-clinical, non-managerial positions. Just a few of the many professional careers that often begin with a Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Studies include:
- Community Liaison
- Health Insurance Representative
- Patient Account Services
- Health Care Education
- Health Care Human Resources
- Health Care Support Staff
Special Terms and Conditions
Health Care Informatics SystemsForm your future with your Health Care Informatics Systems specialization. This specialization teaches you to use data to improve the quality of health care.
Long-Term Care Management
Gain new perspectives on long-term care when you add the Long-Term Care Management specialization to your Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Studies degree program. Discover the factors that influence consumer choices in long-term care.
Use previous education or work experience to enhance your degree and customize it more closely with your professional and educational goals. You can transfer up to 12 approved credits of applicable coursework to add to your Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Studies. Transfer concentrations are available in the following fields of study:
- Applied Behavioral Science (Human Services)
- Environmental Science
- Exercise Science
- Health Care Administration
- Health Studies
- Human Resources Management
- Medical Records
- Physical Education
- Social Services
- Speech and Language Therapy
If you don't see a concentration listed here but you have some courses or experience in another field, just give us a call at 866.711.1700 to find out if it could qualify as a transfer concentration.
Your courses in this Bachelor of Arts degree program are taught by advance-degreed instructors with real-world experience in the subjects they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.