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.

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Quick facts

Next start date:

Next start date: 03/11/2024


Total classes:

Total classes: 20

Weeks per class:

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours:

Total credit hours: 120

Degree questions, answered.

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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.
  • Collaboration.
  • Evidence-based decision making.
  • Leadership.
  • 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:

How is a Bachelor of Applied Science degree different from a BA or BS degree?

 

Bachelor of Applied Science degrees are designed specifically for students who’ve earned an Associate of Applied Science.

  • Students who’ve earned an AAS from a regionally accredited institution may transfer 60 credit hours toward their BAS.
  • Students who’ve earned an AAS from a regionally accredited Arizona community college may be eligible to transfer up to 75 credits toward their BAS.

Please plan to meet with an academic advisor to ensure your courses will meet degree requirements. If you don’t have an AAS and aren’t planning to earn one, please check out ASU Online’s Bachelor of Science in health entrepreneurship and innovation.

Does my bachelor's in health entrepreneurship and innovation say 'online'?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

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:

Business Analyst


Growth: 9.7 %
Salary: $95,290

CEO


Growth: -8.2 %
Salary: $189,520

Customer Service Manager


Growth: -5.2 %
Salary: $61,370

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 4.2 %
Salary: $98,100

Medical and Health Services Manager


Growth: 28.4 %
Salary: $104,830

Office Manager


Growth: 5.6 %
Salary: $103,330

Innovators and leaders in the world of health care

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.

Innovators and leaders in the world of health care

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.

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.

Step 1: Speak to an enrollment counselor

Step 2: Find out how your credits transfer to ASU

Step 3: Complete the online application

Step 4: Send your transcripts

Step 5: File your FAFSA

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain general admission to most online programs at 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 Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain general admission to most online programs at 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 Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

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.

10+


undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs online.

250+


faculty members.

$13.2


million in research awards.

4,000+


students.

Tuition calculator

Use our calculator to estimate your full-time or part-time tuition fees for this program prior to any financial aid. Keep in mind that most of our students receive financial aid, which can reduce out-of-pocket costs. Learn more.

Tuition calculator

Use our calculator to estimate your full-time or part-time tuition fees for this program prior to any financial aid. Keep in mind that most of our students receive financial aid, which can reduce out-of-pocket costs. Learn more.

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