Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Applied Science in health entrepreneurship and innovation can position you to take on entrepreneurial, managerial and administrative roles within the world of health care. This health care entrepreneurship degree helps you build a set of competencies and abilities that are crucial for effective leadership in a fast-paced, constantly changing industry.
Next start date: 03/08/2021
Total classes: 20
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is innovation in health care?
Innovation in health care refers to the development of new policies, methods, systems and tools for providing care and reducing related risks. It also includes novel delivery methods that help innovations reach patients.
Innovation has always driven health care forward, from the standardization of handwashing to telemedicine. As the pace of technological development continues to increase, the health care industry needs qualified professionals to lead change efforts and minimize disruption.
What is a BAS vs. a BS?
A BAS is a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, which builds on an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree previously earned at a community college. It prioritizes practical experience and career-focused education. A Bachelor of Science degree is similar in the subject matter covered, but often places more emphasis on theory.
Students earning an AAS degree often have a specific field or career path in mind. They choose to pursue a degree focused on preparing them for the workplace. However, you may want to extend your education to build more knowledge and expertise. This is when the BAS degree becomes especially valuable.
Health entrepreneurship and innovation classes
The health care entrepreneurship curriculum is broad, yet focused. You can expect to develop competencies around topics like health literacy and social processes in organizations, all of which are crucial for effective leadership in the health care industry. Featured courses include:
What can I do with a BAS in health care entrepreneurship?
A Bachelor of Applied Science in health care prepares you to take on key leadership positions. Careers tied to change management can be especially relevant to your abilities and knowledge. You may also take on a health care entrepreneurship role. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Bachelor of Applied Science in health care entrepreneurship and innovation admission requirements
You’re eligible to apply for this program if you’ve attended one or more regionally accredited colleges or universities and earned your Associate of Applied Science (AAS). To apply to a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program at ASU, please follow these steps.
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.
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