MSU Billings Catalog

MSU Billings Online

We are pleased to be able to offer you an opportunity to take college courses via the internet as a way of overcoming barriers of time and place.  Our students have told us that they need the ability to fulfill their academic goals in an environment that affords them “freedom and flexibility, comfort and convenience and more time for work and family.”  By combining our commitment to “Access and Excellence” with the technology that allows you to “Learn Online… Anywhere… Anytime,” this program ensures that you can achieve your personal, professional and academic goals while not having to sacrifice the other things that are important in your life.

Health Career Pathways

2+2 Online Degree Completion Program

Bachelor of Applied Science with thematic concentration in Healthcare Administration

This program provides individuals who have earned an associate of applied science degree in radiologic technology; paramedic; computer/desktop support, programming, or systems the opportunity to complete an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree.  This program has been strategically designed to prepare graduates for success in leadership roles in healthcare administration.

Montana State University Billings will work with your college or institution, enabling you to seamlessly transfer credits you have earned in your completed associate of applied science degree toward completion of an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree.

This unique program provides working adults with an opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree while still enjoying freedom and flexibility and more time for work and family. Students admitted to this program should complete the bachelor’s degree within two years, via fully online courses.

Healthcare Administration Concentration (33 credits)

BMGT 335Management & Organization3
BMKT 325Principles of Marketing3
COMX 320Prin of Organizational Comm3
COMX 351Principles of Public Relations3
HADM 305Survey of US Healthcare System3
HADM 307Health Informatics3
HADM 335Health Law and Ethics3
HADM 425Fin Mgmt & Budgeting in Hlthcr3
HADM 440Mgmt Epidemiology & Pub Hlth3
HADM 450Health Policy & Politics3
HADM 462Supervision in Healthcare3
Total Minimum Credits33

A final degree completion plan of study will be developed and approved for each student following an analysis of his or her associate degree transcripts.  Some students may need to earn additional course credits beyond the thematic concentrations in order to satisfy missing general education requirements or other required elective credits.  Any additional course credits required will be confirmed for the student before getting started in the program.  Courses may be subject to change.

See also the Bachelor of Applied Science degree completion program.

Degree Planning & Course Selection Advising Assistance

Students are encouraged to work with an advisor to ensure that courses selected will successfully meet all degree requirements and also fulfill the student’s academic interests and goals.  For academic advising and course selection assistance, please contact the Advising Center at