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Bachelor Health Services Administration

The Health Services Administration program provides students with a fundamental understanding of the health care industry and its professional environment so that individuals can be successful in their chosen career path. The managerial skills and principles obtained from the program, when combined with a thorough understanding of the health care delivery system, provide students with the solid foundation needed for future career success.


Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon graduation, students are prepared to seek employment in a wide variety of entry level positions, including nonclinical staff positions in hospitals, physician practices, managed care organizations, home health care agencies, community health centers and other emerging health organizations. Additionally, the program is excellent preparation for admission into graduate professional programs in health administration, business or public health.


For more information contact:
Suzanne Cromlish, Ph.D., MBA, MHA
Assistant Professor, Health Services Administration


Undergraduate Catalog

Health Services Administration Core Requirements

Required Health Technology Coursework
HLTH 2000: Introduction to Public Health (3 hrs)
HLTH 2170: Health System Organization, Financing, and Delivery (3 hrs)
HLTH 3160: Human Resources Management in Health Care (3 hrs)
HLTH 3300: Community Health Epidemiology (3 hrs)
HLTH 3350: Leadership and Management of Health Care Org. (3 hrs)
HLTH 3400: Contemporary Problems in Health Care Org. (3 hrs)
HLTH 3735: Info and Decision Support Systems for Health Care Org. (3 hrs)
HLTH 4210: Health Care Finance I (3 hrs)
HLTH 4220: Health Care Finance II (3 hrs)
HLTH 4375: Health Care Policy (3 hrs)
HLTH 4445: Health Care Law and Ethics (3 hrs)
HLTH 4585: Strategic Marketing for Health Care Org (3 hrs)
HLTH 4665: Administrative Applications in Health Care Org (3 hrs)
HLTH 4910: Internship in Health Services Administration (6 hrs)


Professional Course Requirements
ACCT 1010: Foundations of Accounting (3 hrs)
ACCT 1020: Decision Making with Accounting (3 hrs)
COMS 1030: Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 hrs)
ECON 1030: Principles of Microeconomics (3 hrs)
ECON 1040: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 hrs)
ECON 3150: Economics of Health Care (3 hrs)
SAM 3100 or FIN 3000  Foundation of Financial Management (3 hrs)
MGT 2000: Introduction to Management (3 hrs)
MGT 3400 or PSY 3610 Organizational Behavior (3 hrs)
MKT 2020: Marketing Principles (3 hrs)
PSY 2110 or MATH 2500 Statistics for Behavioral Science  (4 hrs)


General Electives
Complete sufficient hours to total 120 in combination with the core, professional courses and general education.