Applied Science (Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation), BAS

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Integrate your current health care background with innovation and leadership education with the BAS program in applied science with a focus on health innovation.

The BAS program also includes an emphasis in personal care designed for students with an AAS degree who desire to expand and diversify their education to broaden career opportunities in the revolutionized industry of personal care and aesthetics.

The BAS program with a concentration in health entrepreneurship and innovation is designed for students with an AAS degree who want to lead transformative change in health through the creation of new products, processes and systems.

Students have the opportunity to examine current evidence-based practice and health care policy through a lens of innovation using an integrated systems perspective, and they hone the skills necessary to be a leader of innovation in a health care context.

Students with health-related backgrounds who would like to learn more about innovation and leadership within health care organizations may be interested in the health entrepreneurship and innovation concentration. Students with an Associate of Applied Science degree in business or a related field may also have interest if they have employment experience in the health industry.

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Applied Science (Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation), BAS

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Admission requirements

Students must have an Associate of Applied Science from a regionally accredited institution to be eligible for admission to Bachelor of Applied Science programs at Arizona State University.

Career outlook

Primary career opportunities include health care administrators and health care managers as well as:

  • entrepreneurs
  • health architects
  • health care administrator
  • health care strategists, advisors, project managers and administrators
  • health innovation consultant
  • health product and service managers
  • health system designers
  • intrapreneurs --- managers responsible for promoting innovative product development and marketing
  • public relations experts in health

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Management Analysts 14.3%$82,450
Chief Executives-3.9%$183,270
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3.4%$55,060
General and Operations Managers 9.1%$100,410
Medical and Health Services Managers 20.5%$98,350
Administrative Services Managers 10.1%$94,020

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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