Health Services Administration


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Dr. Matthew Uzukwu
HSAM Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor

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In the rapidly expanding health services field, it is critical to have dynamic leaders dedicated to providing efficient, high-quality patient care. In addition to employing talented clinicians, successful healthcare facilities also rely on knowledgeable managers and administrators who ensure that systems run smoothly. As a Health Services Administration graduate, you will enter the workforce with the skills needed to make a bold impact in the lives of patients and to become a positive force in health-related organizations. Moreover, with its proximity to the clinical fields, this program is a great option for students also considering the nursing major.

Students in BSU’s Health Services Administration program explore the major components of the U.S. health care system, while understanding management, human resources, information technology and communication concepts needed to thrive in the field. In this program, you will:

  • Apply the analytical and critical thinking skills needed to be effective and efficient in health care settings.
  • Study ethical and legal principles relevant to health care systems and the laws that govern these systems.
  • Gain experience using various technologies to access and manage information in a variety of health care settings.
  • Explore the economic and socio-cultural factors that affect health care.
  • Utilize strategies to influence health care policy and to improve community health among various cultural groups.