Frequently Asked Questions
Upon completion of the program (courses in your major taken at Concordia) and all graduation requirements (120 semester units), you will receive a Bachelor of Art.
In order to be accepted you must have a 2.4 GPA on all prior academic work.
Students can begin taking classes right away, regardless of the number of transferable units already completed.
Students can begin the major once they have more than 45 units.
For a personalized academic plan, contact our admissions counselor at (949) 214-3611 or at [email protected].
Yes, assuming they were done at an accredited college or university. There is no limit on how long ago you completed your prior course work.
Yes, if you have completed any of these four transfer options at an accredited university or college, then you have fulfilled the general education requirements.
Most courses from accredited colleges and universities will transfer. However, you will need to obtain a copy of your official transcripts prior to formal acceptance. An Adult Education Admissions Counselor or Academic Adviser can help you evaluate your transcripts and assist you in determining your overall academic plan, including your transferable units.
It is possible to earn your bachelor's degree in 24 months depending on the number of units you transfer into Adult Education. An Adult Education Admissions Counselor or Academic Adviser can meet with you to determine your individual academic plan and calendar. A total of 120 units are necessary to graduate.
For the current academic year the tuition rate is $520/unit.
No, there are no hidden costs. The only two additional fees are the $50 application fee and a $145 graduation fee. Depending upon the course, you may need to purchase a textbook or reference materials for your use and professional library. This varies from course to course.
Financial aid is based on a student's need. Need-based aid is based on the family's financial ability to pay for educational costs. You can apply for the Cal Grant (deadline is March 2), Pell Grant, any outside resources, and federal student loans.
Yes, we will work with you and your employer's tuition reimbursement program. After your acceptance into the program, you need to complete the Tuition Assistance Form and have it signed by your employer.
Yes, to help you meet your educational expenses, Concordia offers numerous payment plan options. The Student Accounts website and the Bursar's Office has the most up to date information for you to review.
You must have a complete admission file and been accepted at least two weeks before classes begin. We strongly suggest you complete the application process earlier than two weeks before the schedule start of the semester to facilitate transcript evaluation, financial aid decisions, etc.
In order to be eligible for the CAL Grant your FAFSA form must be received by March 2. For all other financial aid you must be accepted and have a completed financial aid file at least one week before classes begin. The Financial Aid website will have the most up to date information and deadlines for you to review.
You can start at various times throughout the year due to the wide range of courses offered throughout the year. Since the courses in the major are taught in a cohort model, new students can start at the beginning of each semester.
Fall semester begins in August
Spring semester begins in January
The BA in Healthcare Management degree program provides initial preparation for new careers in health services administration; and for those already employed in the healthcare industry, an opportunity to continue their professional advancement. Graduates of the undergraduate program are in demand and can be employed by managed care organizations, hospitals, skilled nursing and other long-term care facilities, medical groups, HMOs, health insurance companies, public health and mental Healthcare organizations, governments and consulting firms.