AAS in Health Administration


The Associate of Applied Science in Health Administration will prepare you for a role in managing healthcare systems effectively and efficiently. You will learn about the current legal and ethical standards in healthcare and will be introduced to the role and function of a healthcare manager in a variety of healthcare settings. You also will study the factors affecting healthcare management, including government policies, human resource and material management, and capital investment.

Students seeking to fulfill the educational requirement for a nursing home administrator licensure in the state of New York can do so by completing five online courses available through the BS in Healthcare Management.

Faculty Contact

Billie Gastic Rosado, PhD
(212) 992-8353

Program Structure

Core Courses

Core courses provide an in-depth exploration of the liberal arts that expands your critical thinking and analytical skills, increases your knowledge, and develops your intellect.

Prepare for Your Future

With industry-specific courses, you will be well prepared to advance your career in healthcare or enroll in the BS in Healthcare Management.

Core Requirements

The degree is a 60 credit program consisting of a required set of core courses (32 credits) and required courses (28 credits).


The following courses may be required based on a writing placement assessment, and should be successfully completed within the first three semesters.

Critical Thinking

Students are required to take the following course.

Quantitative Reasoning

Students, in close consultation with their advisor, select Math 1 and Math II or one of the following other courses based on a math placement assessment.

Scientific Issues

Students select one of the following courses in consultation with their advisor.

Literary and Artistic Expressions

Students select one of the following courses.

Admission Criteria

Note: Applicants must have at least a gap semester between high school graduation and their pursuit of an associate degree at NYUSPS.

Applications will be reviewed for evidence of:

  • Academic preparedness suggestive of success at the associate level

  • Personal attributes that predict readiness for college-level work (e.g., motivation to learn, time management, personal responsibility, maturity)

  • Self-reflection on reasons for pursuing a college degree and how the degree will advance one’s personal or career goals


Application Dates

  • Fall - August 1st

  • Spring - January 1st


Required Forms and Application Details

  • $0 application fee

  • GED or high school diploma required - recommended minimum 2.7 (B-) GPA

  • Résumé

  • 1 Letter of recommendation (recommended, but not required)

  • 4 short-answer essays

  • Official transcripts from all high school and colleges attended


For Academic Year 2019-2020

Tuition per 4 credit course $2,040

Registration Fee* $708

*Fees based on total number of courses registered for, see link below for details.

Review Process

Applications are reviewed by the NYUSPS Office of Admissions, in consultation with the Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies.


Financing Your Education

We know that financial planning for your education is of the utmost importance. We want to support you. Click the link below to learn about financial aid opportunities or download the financial aid guidelines document.