Health Services Administration

Are you interested in a career coordinating and improving interactions between health care professionals and their patients? The Health Sciences-Health Services Administration major at the University of Central Arkansas will prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to become a successful health care administrator in numerous clinical and community service settings. Our program provides a comprehensive curriculum, training you to assess patient needs, work with communities, develop and implement health programs, and educate the public about health care issues. Courses include: pharmacology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, and psychology; as well as business management courses, such as: personal human resources, finance and capital, customers and markets, principles of accounting, information processing and analysis, and production.

As a Health Sciences-Health Services Administration major at UCA, you’ll have access to all of the distinct advantages that make the UCA experience special. Just a few of the benefits our program offers include:

  • Expert Faculty with diverse professional and academic credentials, who are deeply committed to the success of their students, both in the classroom and in the future. They provide individual attention and mentoring, guidance, and unique opportunities for their students to participate in service learning in the local community, develop websites and Public Service Announcements for in-class projects, work with cutting-edge technology and network with local health care professionals.
  • Professional Development is available for course credit, by working with professionals in a transformative internship program in a wide variety of clinical settings and state agencies, which provides students with experience in the field, connections within the community, a proven work record, and can even lead to permanent job placement.
  • Employment Opportunities: the Health Sciences-Health Services Administration degree prepares graduates for employment in an administrative capacity in the Health Care Services industry, such as: hospitals, outpatient clinics, medical group practices, seniors facilities, rehabilitation centers, community mental health centers, as well as emergency care centers, physician, dentist, and other health care providers’ offices.

To learn more about the exciting opportunities for personal and professional development available to you through the Health Sciences-Health Services Administration major at the University of Central Arkansas, visit