Health Services Administration Five-year Degree Option

Advanced standing in Marywood University’s graduate Health Services Administration Program is available to qualified majors for a five-year degree option.

The undergraduate Health Services Administration major prepares students for entry-level positions in the health services field. The program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for administrative positions in nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, managed care, and the many other organizations providing health care in American society. A special track focuses upon health care delivery to the elderly. This major integrates courses in the social sciences (36 credits) as well as the liberal arts (43-46 credits). An important program component is an internship in a nursing home, hospital, managed care, public health agency, or other organization during the senior year. Advanced standing is available to qualified majors. Contact the Program Director for more information.

This program will enhance the administrative training of students concerned with the provision of health care and the current health care reform. Students’ needs and goals are met, bringing the application of management skills from a theoretical model. This degree will be a step in meeting the needs of those professionals currently practicing and also will prepare the health service administrators of tomorrow.

Students must meet undergraduate core curriculum requirements. See undergraduate catalog or curriculum guides available from the Program Director.