The Healthcare Leadership and Administration (HLA), Bachelor of Applied Science degree, is designed for working adults that have earned an associateís degree and have professional experience in the healthcare environment. The online bachelorís degree completion program provides students with a comprehensive set of competencies that build on the technical skills gained through an associate degree program and relevant work experience.
Designed to ensure exceptional value:
The HLA degree is specifically designed for allied health professionals who wish to develop and strengthen their leadership skills, enhance their upward career mobility and differentiate themselves in a competitive job market.
The interdisciplinary program design provides students the tools to lead effectively in today's collaborative healthcare team environments.
Essential Learning Outcomes:
Students graduating from the program benefit from knowledge acquired in five key areas: communication and relationship management, leadership, knowledge of healthcare environment, business skills and knowledge, and professionalism.
Co-designed with Industry:
Collaborative program development by Winona State University, Bemidji State University, HealthForce MN and leading healthcare providers across Southeast Minnesota and Western Wisconsin ensures the curriculum delivers the education required by the healthcare leaders of today and tomorrow.
Take the next step and review the HLA website for additional information. Also complete the HLA pre-application form.
For an advising appointment, contact:
Shellie Nelson, Ed.D. ATC
HLA Program Director