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If you enjoy both healthcare and business, then Eastern Kentucky University’s Health Services Administration could be the perfect program for you. This program is ideal for students who want to pursue a career in healthcare administration or as a specialist in health informatics. Aside from classroom knowledge, you will gain field experience and observation¬†through professional practice experience (PPE) at local hospitals and health care facilities.

Degree Concentrations

B.S. in Health Services Administration
Health Informatics and Information Management
Healthcare Management

Admission Requirements

  • Institutional GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Completion of general education requirements (at least 75%)
  • Completion of each course in the Pre-HSA curriculum with a grade of C or better after a maximum of two attempts

Career

Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Cancer registrar
  • Case mix analyst
  • Health data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Clinical research assistant
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Clinical education coordinator
  • Physician practice administrator
  • Coding/Reimbursement consultant
  • Hospital department director/supervisor
  • Performance improvement (quality management) coordinator

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Cancer Registrar, Norton Healthcare-Louisville, Ky.
  • Case Mix Analyst, The John Hopkins Hospital-Baltimore, Md.
  • Business Analyst, Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE)

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Health Services Administration program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

Contact:

Health Services Administration (HSA)
dawn.jackson@eku.edu
859-622-1915