Bachelor Programs


The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration (formerly known as Bachelor of Science in Long-Term Care Administration) prepares students for rewarding service and management careers helping people reach their highest potential throughout the life cycle and as they age. Graduates can sit for the examination to become licensed to operate nursing homes and qualify for positions as administrators for assisted living communities, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The educational requirements for this program are mandated by the State of Florida and specified in Chapter 21z.11 of the Florida Administrative Code. The median pay in 2021 for Administrators in Florida was $101,340.

Students in the Health Care Administration program are encouraged to become members of the USF Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators, which meets monthly on campus. For more information, please visit their website at Students are also encouraged to apply for our scholarships and awards that we offer at the end of each spring.

For more information about the major and career opportunities, click here for the catalog copy or contact Academic Advisor Lu “Lucy” Norstrand at or email