Complete your bachelor’s in about two years in a convenient, online degree-completion program.
Today, more and more healthcare employers seek candidates with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, especially for management roles. By taking the next step in your educational journey, you can expand your career opportunities, move up the pay scale in your current position or even increase your potential for a promotion.
We designed our online BS in health services for students who already have (or are working toward) a health-related associate degree: With your prior education and work experience as a foundation, you can complete your bachelor’s degree in about two years, while still working full-time.
employment rate for USF health services graduates (2019)
increase in demand for health-related occupations through 2029 (BLS.gov)
median national annual salary for health technicians and technologists in 2019 (BLS.gov)
Learn on your time. All of your required and general education classes are available completely online. But online doesn’t mean disconnected: you’ll have access to the same academic and support services as on-campus students.
Your healthcare management coursework will cover topics such as:
After completing your online healthcare management coursework, you’ll put what you’ve learned into action. During your final semester, you will spend at least 90 hours learning and working alongside other healthcare professionals, honing your skills and making valuable career connections.
We’ll even help you find a practicum site that fits your interests — and is convenient to you. Recent sites have included:
I combined Surgical Technology with Health Services and earned my degree in 3 years. The flexibility of the online courses made it possible. As a result, I have more options for my career and can go into OR management and education positions
Rachel Lindemulder ’18
Surgical technologist at Dupont Hospital
Finishing the two-year health services degree-completion program — especially as a follow-up to your associate degree — will give you the versatility to pursue a range of roles and responsibilities in healthcare settings of all kinds:
Possible Position Titles
If you’re combining your two-year health services degree with a second area of study, such as radiologic technology or surgical technology, your employment opportunities will expand into those speciality areas.
USF health services graduates start or grow their careers at places like:
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An academic plan is a general blueprint showing how one might complete the degree, semester by semester. Get an idea on what each semester could look like.