The Health Services Administration undergraduate program at Xavier University started in fall 2011, as a multi-disciplinary major preparing students for entry-level professional positions in a variety of health care areas, such as information systems, finance, marketing and organizational planning. The positions are found in organizations such as hospitals, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, long term or acute care facilities, and government agencies. Many of the fastest-growing health care jobs are concentrated in the health services field, supporting healthcare operations, resources, and sustainability.
All students in Xavier's Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration program will have a minor in business and be able to choose on of these 3 concentrations as a focused area of interest:
Xavier's BSHSA program has been developed to meet the requirements for Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) certification.
These courses seek to enhance students' ethics and values orientation, and to provide them with liberal arts and technical knowledge, as well as critical-thinking and communication skills to perform proficiently in entry-level professional positions in health care organizations. The students will experience:
During the required internships, students will have the opportunity to: