Online Bachelor of Science in Health Care Compliance and Regulations

Oversee health care industry compliance with rules, regulations and policies by earning your bachelor of science degree in health care compliance and regulations. Compliance professionals have the opportunity to work in hospitals, medical centers, physician offices, insurance companies and other health and health care related agencies.
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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 32

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Health care compliance ensures patients and the public have a better quality of care in medical, insurance and health-related companies and organizations. Compliance officers ensure the industry operates within federal and state standards and regulations in order to have a more effective and safe environment for patients and employees.

The health care compliance and regulations BS program at ASU Online is the first undergraduate degree program in the U.S. dedicated to the education and training of compliance specialists in the health care environment.

This program is ideal for anyone interested in the ethical, regulatory and business aspects of the health care industry and emphasizes elements from business, health care, engineering, and compliance to offer a comprehensive program that teaches students to solve problems and seek preventive solutions with a strong ethical decision-making model.

Topics covered within this program include:

Featured courses


HCR 259: Compliance and the Health Care Industry


HCR 210: Ethics for the Health Care Professional (HU)


HEP 100: Introduction to Health and Wellness (SB)


HCR 220: Introduction to Health Professions and the U.S. Health Care System (H)


OMT 343: Occupational Safety and Ergonomics


HCR 463: Capstone Project Health Care Compliance


HCR 264: Regulatory Essentials of Compliance Program Design I


BMI 201: Introduction to Clinical Informatics


Related careers

Health care compliance skills earned in this bachelors program are essential to any career or certification in health care regulatory affairs. Use your knowledge from this degree program when earning the credentials necessary to sit for a health care compliance certification exam, or go into the industry as one of the following specialized positions:

Auditor


Growth: 10.0 %
Salary: $69,350

Compliance Manager


Growth: 8.0 %
Salary: $105,610

Fraud Investigator


Growth: 9.6 %
Salary: $69,520

Health Care Support Worker (General)


Growth: 11.7 %
Salary: $37,220

Health and Safety Manager


Growth: 8.1 %
Salary: $71,780

Health and Safety Technician


Growth: 10.1 %
Salary: $49,960

Medical and Health Services Manager


Growth: 20.5 %
Salary: $98,350

Regulatory Affairs Manager


Growth: 8.0 %
Salary: $105,610

Risk Manager


Growth: 9.6 %
Salary: $69,520

Prestigious faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards. 
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar. 
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving. 
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Prestigious faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards. 
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar. 
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving. 
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Preparing the nursing and health leaders of tomorrow

ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.

10+


undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs online.

250+


faculty members.

$13.2


million in research awards.

4,000+


students.

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