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Health Services Administration

The mission of the Health Services Administration program is to provide students with the academic foundation to be successful in the health care field. Graduates of the four-year program receive a Bachelor of Science in Health (BSH). The curriculum covers topics such as business administration in health care, gerontology, nursing facility and assisted-living regulations, accounting, reimbursement, marketing, health policy, law and human resource management.

The Health Services Administration program provides students with a fundamental understanding of the health care industry and its professional environment. Health care administrators plan, organize, direct, control and coordinate the delivery of health care. The program prepares students for entry-level administrative or other non-clinical positions in a variety of sectors in the health care industry, including hospitals, physician practices, managed-care organizations, home health care agencies and community health centers. The program also prepares graduates for admission to graduate professional programs in health administration, business and public health.