Professional Program in Health Administration
The Health Administration Program provides graduates with the competencies and skills to become effective administrators for goal-oriented achievements in health delivery systems. Graduates are also prepared to function effectively in response to trends, issues, emergent problems, and other concerns that affect the health, welfare, and self-actualization of clients and citizens.
For acceptance into the Health Administration Program, students must arrange appointments with a faculty advisor prior to placing applications. Once initial advisement is completed, students may proceed with the school's admission procedures.
For acceptance into the Health Administration Program, students must arrange appointments with a faculty advisor prior to placing applications. Once initial advisement is completed, students must seek admission to this program by applying to the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee in the College through the Program Director. Official transcripts of all college work (with evaluations from the University Registrar) must accompany all applications, as well as three letters of recommendations. Additionally, all applicants must have met ASSET responsibility and have a GPA of 2.50 or better on a 4.00 scale in mathematics, biology, chemistry, and physics to qualify for admission. Acceptance to this program is needed in order for students to enroll in professional courses. Participation in the American College of Health Services Executives (ACHESA) is encouraged. All students admitted to the Health Administration Program are expected to apply for membership in the American College of Health Services Executives as a student member. This forum will allow for interaction between students and practicing members in the health care management professions.
Advanced standing within the Health Sciences is the administrative placement of a student in a specific health program based on program requirements and the applicant’s completion of previous credits. Program applicants who qualify for advanced standing receive an administratively approved, individually prepared degree plan that recognizes previously earned college credits and professional credentials.