Health Services Administration

  • What do you learn as a HSA major?

    With a concentration in health services administration, your studies will combine business management principles, theories, and applications with specialized knowledge in health systems. You will explore core areas and topics required to reach strategic goals and effectively manage human and financial resources in the health services industry.

  • What are your career options with a HSA degree?

    With an IU business degree that is recognized by top local, regional, national, and international employers, your HSA concentration will qualify you for immediate careers in health-related positions, like:

    • Billing analyst
    • Budget and reimbursement analyst
    • Group practice manager
    • Home health care consultant
    • Long-term care administrator
    • Hospital administration, finance, or marketing specialist
    • Human resources specialist
    • Insurance sales and claims
    • Medical staffing coordinator
    • Pharmaceutical sales representative
    • Physician recruiter
    • Provider relations representative
  • Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs

    Over one-third of jobs in Bartholomew County are in manufacturing (ranked #59 in the United States, #1 in Indiana). In the IUPUC service region, between 24 percent and 37 percent of jobs are in manufacturing. Eleven of the nineteen “Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs” in Indiana Region 9 require a bachelor’s degree in business.

  • Graduate and other studies

    As a Division of Business graduate who has completed the HSA concentration, you might also choose additional study, like:

In my classroom, students learn leadership skills such as managing resources, dealing with ethical issues and understanding healthcare policy.

Beth Sharer, DHA, RN, HFA, NEA-BC, FACHE - Head, Division of Nursing & Clinical Assistant Professor

How do you earn a degree in HSA?

To earn an Indiana University Bachelor of Science in Business with a health services administration concentration, you will complete 120 credit hours of coursework. Most courses are 3 credit hours each but some vary. Of the total credit hours for the health services administration concentration, 36 come from general education courses, 39 from core business courses, 27 are elective credit hours, and 18 are from upper level health services administration courses.


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Academic Advising

As a business student at IUPUC, you'll work closely with your academic advisor to select and register for classes that apply toward your degree program. Your advisor will help you monitor your progress to ensure you are on the right track to a successful career in health services administration. However, professional academic advising goes well beyond scheduling classes.


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Internships

Internships are an important part of your health services education. They enable you to apply theories learned in the classroom to real-world business settings. They are also excellent opportunities for resume-building and better employment prospects after graduation.


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Learn more about other concentrations

In addition to health services administration, you can also earn concentrations in accounting, finance, innovation managementmanagement, and marketing.