Healthcare Leadership (Accelerated) / Bachelor of Arts

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 30

Program Entrance Requirements

To be admitted, adult students should have earned a minimum of 30 semester hours of transferable credit at a regionally accredited post-secondary institution which includes College Writing I (or equivalent); have earned a minimum of 2.0 (4.0 scale) cumulative transfer grade point average (higher for some majors) based upon all transferable courses; demonstrate evidence of significant work experience or military training; write a personal statement outlining a plan for achieving success in an adult accelerated program at Lewis University.

Program Progression

Students need to maintain a GPA of 2.2 (4.0 scale) in order to register for Healthcare Leadership courses.

Degree Requirements for BA in Healthcare Leadership

  • Successful completion of a minimum of 128 semester credit hours.
  • Completion of the final 32 semester graded credit hours at Lewis University including four upper division foundation courses and/or major courses (12 semester credit hours.)
  • Achievement of an overall grade point average of at least 2.0 (“C”) for all courses taken at Lewis University and a 2.2 average for the Healthcare Leadership core courses.

Degree Requirements

Program: BA-HCLD-5

I. General Education (45)

(includes two Mission-based courses)

II. Major Area Courses (30)

HCLD-30000United States Healthcare System


HCLD-31000Communication in Healthcare Organizations


HCLD-33000Project Management and Team Dynamics


HCLD-35100Managing Information in Healthcare


HCLD-36000Management Skills for the Healthcare Professional


HCLD-38000Financial Management in Healthcare


HCLD-40000Healthcare Planning and Analysis


HCLD-41000Healthcare Operations


HCLD-44000Leadership in Healthcare


HCLD-44100Healthcare Leadership Practicum