Health Services Administration
The field of health services administration revolves around the efficient operation of health care facilities. Health service administrators work behind the scenes and handle the business components of a physician group practice, a clinical or research department, or an entire facility. The field requires education in both healthcare and business. Health service administrators have a wide range of responsibilities and are involved in directing changes that conform with changes in health care law and regulations, ethics, cultural competency, and technology.
- Flexible schedule
- Hands-on internship opportunities
- Career-focused skills
- Study online, on campus, or a combination of both
Our experienced professors know well the current trends and issues impacting health care. They’ll guide you, challenge you, and encourage you, because your success is their success. You’ll become familiar with accounting and finance, the management of health care, electronic spreadsheets, and professional writing and communication.
Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care
What happens when the health care provider and the patient have differing opinions on appropriate care? Health care professionals must maintain legal boundaries, yet patients are vulnerable and that vulnerability must be acknowledged.
Internships open up a world of possibilities to help you decide where you want to work, and to help you network. This degree requires an internship.
Recent internships have included:
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Jacobi Medical Center
- Visiting Nurse Services
- White Plains Dental Care
- Calvary Hospital Hospice
Clubs and honor societies offer a wealth of networking opportunities, and often give you information and experiences you don’t get in a classroom. A
- Alpha Eta - The national honor society for allied health professionals
- National Healthcare Association (NHA)
- Allied Health Club of Monroe College
The education I received has helped me get better jobs and become a leader in my field.
BBA Health Services Administration, 2018
Office Manager, AAA Gastrointestinal P.C.
Your degree will prepare you for a number of jobs in the booming field of health care administration. Here are just a few:
- Medical Office Manager
- Hospital Care Investigator
- Coordinating Manager
- Managed Care Specialist
- Unit Coordinator
- Third-Party Billing Specialist
- Office Manager
- Nursing Home Administrative Assistant
- Medical Reimbursement Specialist
- Healthcare Consultant