Undergraduate Program (BS)

HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Sometimes, you just want to be part of a caring environment. But you don't have to become a doctor or a nurse to do so. The Health Services Administration program prepares you to do the important jobs in information systems, finance, marketing and planning, so that the medical practitioners can do theirs.

Sample Four-Year HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Course Sequence

First Year

First Semester Semester Hours
CORE 100 First-Year Seminar 3
Historical Perspective 3
ENGLISH 101 English Composition 3
Second Language I 3
HEALTH SERVICES 101 Intro to the American Healthcare System 3
CORE 101: GOA Co-Curriculum Program I 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
THEOLOGY 111 Theological Foundations 3
ECONOMICS 200 Microeconomics 3
Second Language 3
HEALTH SERVICES 110 Medical Terminology 3
Writing Flag Course 3
CORE 102: GOA Co-Curriculum Program II 0

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sophomore

First Semester Semester Hours
HEALTH SERVICES 120 Health Care Management 3
Scientific Perspectives 3
PHILOSOPHY 100 Ethics as Intro to Philosophy 3
Oral Communications Flag Course 3
Mathematical Perspectives 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
HEALTH SERVICES 451 Aging in Society or HEALTH SERVICES 341 Health Informatics 3
ACCOUNTING 200 Managerial Accounting 3
General Elective 3
HEALTH SERVICES 210 Health Care Marketing & Strategic Management 3
Biology Elective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Junior

First Semester Semester Hours
FINANCES 300 Business Finance 3
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 120 Introduction to Business Technology 1
HEALTH SERVICES 351 Electronic Health Records 3
MANAGEMENT 300 Managerial Behavior 3
PHILOSOPHY 200 Philosophical Perspectives 3
HEALTH SERVICES 370 Internship Preparation 1
Second Semester Semester Hours
ENGLISH 205 Literature & Moral Imagination 3
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 220 Managing Information Technology 3
HEALTH SERVICES 230 Health Care Finance 3
Theological Perspectives 3
HEALTH SERVICES 361 Health Data Management 3
General Elective 1

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Senior

First Semester Semester Hours
Quantitative Flag Course 3
HEALTH SERVICES 410 Public Health 3
HEALTH SERVICES 220 Healthcare Reimbursement Systems 3
MARKETING 300 Introduction to Marketing 3
Humanities Elective 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
HEALTH SERVICES 380 Quality Management & Performance Improvement 3
HEALTH SERVICES 390 Foundations of Healthcare Ethics & Law 3
Business Elective 3
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E/RS Elective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sample Courses

Xavier is known for providing an education that’s both challenging and personal. Here are some courses that are part of the HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION major at Xavier:

Medical Terminology (HESA 110) - This course introduces students to the language of medicine while reviewing the major organ systems of the body.

Health Care Management (HESA 120) - This course is about learning how to manage in health care organizations. Students will learn key principles, practices and personalities of management. As an introductory course, the purpose is to expose participants to a wide range of areas and topics relevant to management, including the four major topical divisions: Plan, Organize, Lead, and Control.

Health Policy (HESA 201) - This course is about learning how to manage in health care organizations. Students will learn key principles, practices and personalities of management. As an introductory course, the purpose is to expose participants to a wide range of areas and topics relevant to management, including the four major topical divisions: Plan, Organize, Lead, and Control.

Aging In Society (HESA 451) - his course provides students with a basic framework for health policy analysis and examines major strands of the US health policy. Detailed consideration and discussion are given to the relationship of national policy to the planning, implementation, and funding of health care services, with particular emphasis on low income and minority populations. This course will cover topics such as healthcare policy environment in the U.S., government-funded healthcare through Medicaid and Medicare.

ALL Xavier Health Services Administration graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within 90 days of graduation.

ALL

Xavier Health Services Administration graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within 90 days of graduation.

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THREE CONCENTRATIONS

Major in Analytics Health Information Management in preparation for careers in hospitals, insurance companies, pharmaceutical or other health services organizations; or in Analytics Population Health; or in Long Term Care for a career in retirement centers, home care agencies or other elder care areas.

BUSINESS FOCUS

Understanding the ins and outs of the business world is essential to being a successful health administrator. Every health services student earns a minor in business administration to help prepare for the management side of health care.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT

Join the Health Services Club to organize networking events, visit health care organizations and participate in charity events. It's open to all undergraduates, but focuses on careers in health administration.

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