Why ODU for Health Services Administration?

Our program is designed to prepare new and current health professionals to succeed in this rewarding career.

For current health professionals, this program offers an advanced educational experience that builds on your expertise. Prepare for effective middle or upper level management in a health care agency or gain additional expertise to establish your professional business.

New to the health sciences field? This program will build your knowledge and abilities to function in a variety of health care settings, including inpatient hospitals, ambulatory clinics, wellness & fitness centers, physician practices, retirement communities, home health agencies, public health departments, and community health centers.

This degree is one of fewer than 50 undergraduate programs in America certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.

Are you in the military?
This program is designed to offer upper-division (jr./sr. level) advanced educational experiences to Navy Hospital Corpsman who are at an E4 level or higher. Students with related health training from other Armed Services are also eligible.

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Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration, 2018 - OnlineU.org

Top 10 Gold Award 2018

Military Friendly School™ 2010-2018 - Victory Media

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Get Guaranteed Admission at Old Dominion University

We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and Old Dominion University (ODU).

Learn more about Guaranteed Admission at ODU

Required Courses

To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This bachelor’s degree requires 120 total credit hours.

Talk with our enrollment team to determine how your credits will transfer. The curriculum sheets below can serve as a guide for planning your course of study.

  • If you are seeking entry to the health sciences field, you must complete 12 credit hours of prerequisites before applying for admission to the BSHS program. See the student curriculum sheet for details.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. This program also requires a practicum or internship. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers in Health Sciences

This degree can be applied to health science careers in:

  • Management and administration
  • Program planning and management
  • Public health policies
  • Communication
  • Policy/Program analysis
  • Budgeting

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$352 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$389 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2018 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

Finish your degree with us. We offer the upper division (300 and 400 level) courses for this program. Work with an enrollment coordinator to review your credits from other higher education institutions. Then you can apply toward a degree from ODU.

In addition to admission to ODU, you will need to complete a separate application to this Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program. Please visit the department's web page for a current application.

Earn Your Entire Degree Online

You may be able to complete your entire undergraduate degree online. We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy.

First earn your associate's degree online from one of our college partners, then seamlessly transfer to ODU and finish this bachelor's degree online.

Meet your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUOnline.

Name
Todd Marville
Job Title
Enrollment Coordinator
Phone Number
1-800-968-2638

Name
Mark Pryor
Job Title
Enrollment Coordinator
Phone Number
1-800-968-2638