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Degree Requirements

The Healthcare Administration program requirements include:

Course Number

Course Name


BUSA 3020 Accounting and Finance for Healthcare Leaders 4 s.h.
BUSA 3621 Human Resource Management 4 s.h.
HCAD 3110 Epidemiology & Biostatistics 4 s.h.
HCAD 3120 Introduction to Healthcare Org. & Policy 4 s.h.
HCAD 3130  Population-Based Health 4 s.h.
HCAD 3210 Informatics for Healthcare Leaders 4 s.h.
HCAD 3220 Research & Evidence-Based Practice 4 s.h.
HCAD 3230 Management of Quality Improvement & Outcomes 4 s.h.
HCAD 3310 Applied Communication for Leadership 4 s.h.
HCAD 3320 Management & Leadership 4 s.h.
HCAD 4420 Ethics & Legal Issues 4 s.h.
HCAD 4430 Understanding Sustainability in Healthcare 4 s.h.
HCAD 4990 Comprehensive Assessment 0 s.h.
KING 4020 Outcomes Assessments at King (OAK) 0 s.h.

Total Credit Hours

48 s.h.

You must take at least 48 semester hours at King University and a total of 124 semester hours (including transfer credit) to receive a bachelor’s degree from King.

Transfer Credit

Prior to graduation, all Graduate Professional Studies undergraduate students must complete at least 30 semester hours of general education courses that include at least one course in each of the following:

  • Composition
  • College Mathematics
  • Science (with a laboratory)
  • Religion or psychology or sociology or anthropology or intermediate foreign language
  • History or political science or economics
  • Humanities:  literature or art or fine art or music or theatre

To reach the remainder of the 30 hours:

  •  Any course(s) in the liberal arts and sciences

If you are not able to transfer all of your general education requirements or electives, many of these courses are offered through our Pathway program that you may take during or after your bachelor’s program.

Total semester hours required to earn a King University bachelor degree:

  • 124 including core, major and elective credits.
For questions concerning qualified transfer credit, please work with your Enrollment Counselor.  

Prior to graduation from King, a comprehensive general education assessment test is required. A pass or fail test, the Outcomes Assessment at King (OAK) becomes available in your student portal upon entering your last semester of classes. The OAK is comprised of 75 general education questions.