Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Are you passionate about leading innovation in health care related to technology, policy and communication? If so, a Bachelor of Applied Science in health entrepreneurship and innovation from Arizona State University may be the right fit. This BAS is designed specifically for students who’ve earned an Associate of Applied Science. Don’t have an AAS? Check out our Bachelor of Science in health entrepreneurship and innovation.
Next start date: 10/11/2023
Total classes: 20
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What you’ll learn in this BAS in health entrepreneurship and innovation program
This online BAS in health entrepreneurship and innovation emphasizes practical experience and career-focused education. As you prepare for leadership roles in health care, you’ll gain insight into implementing innovation, navigating change and minimizing disruption for the benefit of patient outcomes.
You’ll also study the development of new policies, methods, systems and tools that improve care, reduce risks and help innovation reach patients. In the program, you’ll build foundational knowledge and skills in areas such as:
- Change theory.
- Evidence-based decision making.
- The principles of innovation.
The roles this BAS program prepares you for
Upon graduating, you can pursue a variety of entrepreneurial, managerial and administrative roles within health care. Career opportunities range from health innovator and medical service manager to health entrepreneur and innovation director.
This bachelor’s degree can also be completed as part of an Accelerated Master’s program. When accepted, you can earn a master’s degree in as little as one year after completing your undergraduate degree. This opportunity saves you time and money while giving you advanced knowledge in your field. Applicable master’s degrees include:
Health entrepreneurship and innovation classes
In your courses, you’ll build the competencies needed to lead innovation across health care settings. Topics you may study include health literacy, social processes in organizations, evidence-based practice, innovation in health care policy and more.
HCR 406: Health Literacy for Health Care Professionals
HCI 313: Philosophy of Science in Health Care: Understanding Paradigms of Health and Healing
HCI 311: Health Innovation: Foundational Concepts
HCR 400: Evidence-Based Practice for the Health Care Professional
LES 305: Business Law and Ethics for Managers
PHI 320: Bioethics (HU)
MED 320: Applied Medical/Health Care Ethics (HU)
PHI 306: Applied Ethics (HU)
What can I do with a BAS in health care entrepreneurship?
This program can prepare you for health care leadership positions across the public, private and nonprofit sectors. You’ll be equipped for roles that involve change management and implementing technological innovations. Potential career paths include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
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 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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