What can I do with a Major in.... Health
Services Administration ?
Health Services Administrators plan,
organize, coordinate and supervise the delivery of Health
Before you begin to look at the different
types of opportunities available to Health Services Administration
majors, you must look at yourself and ask yourself a few basic
What am I good at?
Understand your major strengths, skills
What do I like to do?
Examine your interests. What kind of life
style do I want to lead? Examine your values...is money what you're
after, job security, challenging work?
If you are having trouble answering these
questions, you are not alone. Make an appointment with an advisor
in the Career Center. We want to help you!
Once you know yourself, you are ready to
decide where and how you want to apply this knowledge.
A bachelor's degree in Health
Services Administration and the appropriate skills and/or
experience can lead to positions in:
Entry - mid level positions in large
institutions, and top level positions in smaller practices and
nursing homes etc.
Some typical job titles are:
Assistant department head
Additional job titles:
Public health director
Social welfare administrator
Director of voluntary health agencies
Health professional association
An advanced degree in Health Care, Health
Service or Hospital Administration could lead to executive or
managerial positions in:
Non - health care departments
Large group medical practices
Mental health facilities
Multifaceted nursing home corporations
A Ph.D. may be a requirement for
teaching, consulting or research positions.
For information on graduate schools,
Health Services Administrators in
Hospitals may direct the services and staff in areas such
There are many opportunities available
Personal care facilities
Home health agencies
State, city and county health departments
Federal government agencies
Social service agencies
Medicare and Medicaid
American Medical Association
American Pharmaceutical Association
American Cancer Society
American Red Cross
Medical/Surgical equipment suppliers
Health insurance companies