Excel in All Facets of Healthcare Administration
Obtain a career in a multi-disciplinary field that's packed with potential. With a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you will receive a broad-based education that prepares you for a management role in a hospital, insurance provider, pharmaceutical company, physician practice or public health advocacy group. You will study under the tutelage of professors who are experts at applying theory to real-world experiences in accounting, management, business finance, information systems, healthcare planning and medical reimbursement.
If you’re a first-year student, you'll begin your degree on the Clear Lake campus to ensure you lock down all your core classes and enjoy a more traditional college experience. And if you're a transfer student, you will complete all your remaining classes for this degree at the UHCL classrooms located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center.
A Pathway to Success
UHCL's close proximity to the Texas Medical Center means you'll have access to internships, co-ops and employment in the finest medical facilities managed by the best healthcare administrators in the world. Many of UHCL's alumni serve in prestigious institutions such as Memorial-Hermann Healthcare System, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital of Houston, Texas Children's Hospital and many other outstanding medical institutions across the United States.
You can also pursue also leadership opportunities through the Medical Group Management
Association, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Upsilon Phi Delta or UHCL's
Healthcare Student Association, many of which are student-run faculty-advised organizations
on campus that can help you increase your professional, technical and social skills.
Students in the Healthcare Administration Program have been awarded several noteworthy honors, including receiving:
- First place at the annual National Association of Health Services Executives Student Case Competition in fall 2020.
- First place at the UT School of Public Health Fleming Center Case Competition in spring 2020.
- Second place in the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Case Competition in fall 2019 (2020 competition planned for November).
- Three of five scholarships by the American College of Healthcare Executives South East Texas Chapter in fall 2020.
- Three of 11 national MGMA scholarships in fall 2020.
Ready to submit your application to University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Business? Make sure you have what it takes as you begin the admissions process.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2022Priority - January 4
Final - January 14
Summer 2022Priority - May 1
Final (Summer Session I) - May 25
Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
Fall 2022Priority - August 12
Final - August 17
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
UH-Clear Lake Texas Medical Center
2151 West Holcombe
Houston, TX 77030
One of the leading centers of healthcare research and delivery around the globe, the Texas Medical Center gives UHCL the opportunity to offer four different healthcare-related degrees to working professionals.
Hybrid programs combine the flexibility and convenience of online learning with the benefits of in-person instruction.