Health Administration

Health Administration

 

The Health Administration program prepares students for entry-level administration positions and career development in managerial and executive level employment in a variety of health settings, both rural and urban. Educational opportunities are provided for students to gain experience and knowledge in life sciences, health systems organizations, personnel and program administration, fiscal management and leadership skills. Students participate in health program planning, fiscal management, and policy development for health care facilities.

The program is interdisciplinary in nature. It provides the student with the general educational background consistent with a liberal arts education, offers the student experiences in the basic field of Health Administration, and prepares the student for interdisciplinary professional practice. The program includes a practical experience component, fulfilled by the student’s participation in an internship that allows the student to spend one semester in an agency or institution that matches the student's major career interest. Graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Health Administration and are prepared for entry into graduate school, as well as, entry into the workforce.

Health Administration Plan of Study

The objectives of the Health Administration Program are to equip graduates with: 

•The knowledge, skills, and experience to begin a career or continue study in the field of Health Administration. 

•General knowledge of the health professions field. 

•General knowledge of the field of Health Administration. 

•Specific skills to work in the field of Health Administration. 

•Specific work experiences in the field of Health Administration. 

•Professional qualities and behaviors necessary to work in a professional role.

Professional Links

American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management

Contact

For more information and questions, please contact: Etta Godwin, Academic Advisor

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