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Health Care Administration (Accelerated)


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Health Care Administration (Accelerated)

The health care administration major prepares you for professional administration positions in all areas of health care and health care services.

A Health Care Administration Program for Working Adults

Complete your degree in as little as 18-24 months! (based on program and transfer credit)

The coursework required for this major provides you with a well-rounded background in business with a concentration in health services issues, including regulation, law, compliance, informatics, and financial issues.

Positions in health care facilities could include:

  • physicians' offices and practices
  • chiropractic clinics
  • hospital administration
  • rehabilitation
  • long-term care facilities

Health care administration majors are required to complete an internship or practicum experience.


Start taking classes when it’s convenient for you—in-person or online.

Our courses are designed for working adults like you—so you can work, spend time with family and friends, and still earn your degree.

There's no need to wait months to start taking classes. At Mount Mercy, we have nine start dates throughout the year, and class blocks are every five weeks. 

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Transfer Your Credits

  • Transfer up to 75 credits from an Iowa community college or up to 93 credits from a regionally accredited 4-year university

  • Students may transfer up to 60 credits from College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and 30 credits for your life experience using the Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) portfolio documentation

  • Veterans may also earn credit for military training via the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

Prepare for professional administration positions.

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