Healthcare Administration

The Healthcare Administration major at Avila

Develop skills to thrive in the in-demand healthcare industry with Avila’s Healthcare Administration B.S.B.A. degree. At Avila, you’ll learn how to navigate and solve issues in healthcare. Your studies will utilize industry research and statistics to help you capitalize and excel outside of the classroom.

In an industry that is growing and diversifying like healthcare is, these skills will help you stand apart. Small classes and an emphasis on mentorship differentiate Avila, and the Healthcare Administration program adds substantial flexibility in charting your coursework and career trajectory depending on your needs. You’ll receive one-on-one guidance and instruction from your professors—not just a T.A.—who are there to help you with any challenges you encounter along the way. And thanks to our long-standing relationships with the Kansas City healthcare industry, your degree is well respected and acknowledged.

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HEALTHY CAREER OPTIONS. Healthcare administration graduates can find jobs in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, pharmacies, and laboratories, in both the public and private sectors.
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Be Prepared for Your Career

Incoming freshmen are guaranteed access to an internship or research experience before graduation. Avila students have completed hands-on learning experiences at: 

  • Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • St. Joseph Medical Center
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Avila School of Business graduates are pursuing careers as:

  • Healthcare Administrators
  • Physicians’ Group Administrators
  • Medical Services Managers
Avila School of Business graduates choose to work at:
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • St. Lukes Health System

Transferring to Avila?

We work with you to make the most of your transfer credits so you’re on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

An Environment to Enhance your Education

Hooley-Bunschu Learning Commons

This is not your mother’s library. State-of-the-art study rooms, public workstations, tutoring services, and access to 50,000 on-campus volumes, plus millions of database articles await you.

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Guaranteed Internship Opportunities

All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed an internship or research experience opportunity.

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Close to Everything Kansas City

At Avila, you’re only 15 minutes away from world-class museums, historical landmarks, professional sports venues, and centers of culture, commerce, and industry.

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Find Your Mentor

Avila’s faculty will challenge you, inspire you, and become more than just another teacher.

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4+1 MBA Degree Option

Earn your Bachelor’s degree and MBA together

Interested in earning your MBA faster? The Avila School of Business offers an early admission option to outstanding business students. This option allows you to earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years. Students are eligible to apply after completion of at least 55 credit hours. Once in, you can begin taking graduate-level courses after 75 credit hours are earned.

“I am excited because this allows me to gain knowledge in the business field as well as healthcare. Making it a two-in-one experience for me.”

Estfany Borja Bonilla/ ’22


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11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145


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