Our health care administration and management programs ensure that graduates have the business acumen to respond to changes in the health care industry, and also the broader understanding of global health, access to care, spread of disease and disease prevention.
Responding to the growing marketplace need for medical and health services managers, our interdisciplinary curriculum integrates business knowledge with coursework in health care, nursing, social work, sociology and more. In addition, our majors are required to have an internship experience in the field.
Through our popular accelerated program, qualified undergraduates can earn their bachelor’s degree in health care administration and management and a master’s degree in business administration, health care administration and management, or innovation and strategic management within five years.
Life After Salve
Health care managers are the non-clinical heartbeat of the health care field. Our graduates are prepared to work in a variety of business careers within the industry, including the management and coordination of health services in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living centers and more. Some jobs in the field include:
- Administrative services manager
- Clinical director
- Health and social service manager
- Health insurance specialist
- Human resources manager
- Medical records manager
- Nursing home administration
- Office manager
- Practice administrator
- Social and community service manager
- Training and development manager
Our graduates have motivation; they have drive; they want to change the world. They want to do good. They want to make a difference. They’re entrepreneurial in spirit and they see no boundaries. It’s incredible to watch their enthusiasm and their creativity.
Dr. Myra Edelstein, associate professor