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Studying Health Administrative Services at Weber State

Weber State’s health administrative services degree teaches traditional students, as well as healthcare professionals who want to advance their careers, the skills needed for administrative and managerial roles in the healthcare industry.

Health Administrative Services Highlights

As a Weber State health administrative services major, you can put your knowledge to the test by developing solutions to healthcare issues in WSU’s Healthcare Case Competition.

Accredited Schools Online ranked Weber State as one of the best online schools for healthcare administration for 2017, and SR Education Group ranked Weber State as the fourth-most-affordable college for healthcare administration for 2018.

Beyond the Classroom

As a health administrative services major, you can gain valuable experience through an internship with a local health services organizations. 

You can also study abroad to learn about healthcare practices and culture in China.

Weber State’s Department of Health Administrative Services runs the Future Health Leaders Association, where you can meet fellow students, network with alumni and professionals, and participate in activities like guest lectures and professional association meetings. 

 

Jason Murray

Class of 2004

“The health administrative services program at Weber State University prepared me with practical, hands-on learning both in the classroom setting and in the local community.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

Our health administrative services degree includes three emphases: 

  • Health services administration
  • Health information management
  • Long-term care administration

All three options emphasize 12 core competencies:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership
  • Organizational awareness and governance
  • Community awareness
  • Human resources management
  • Financial management
  • Information technology management
  • Performance improvement
  • Quality management
     

What You Can Do after Weber

Once you’ve earned your bachelor’s degree in health administrative services, you can work in leadership roles in organizations such as:

  • Clinics
  • Health insurance companies
  • Hospitals
  • Physician practices
  • Public health departments
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Consulting firms
  • Healthcare associations
  • Nursing homes
  • Mental health organizations
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Universities and research institutions

You can also continue your studies in one of our graduate programs:

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for health administrative services graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, utahfutures.org)

Faculty Perspective

  • Macey Buker

    “I enjoy helping students identify a career goal and watching them grow as they increase their knowledge, skills and abilities to be successful healthcare leaders.”
  • Brian Cottle

    “Students are given real-life examples from my previous years of professional experience in healthcare administration. When they engage in decision-making through real-life case studies, their learning is enhanced.”