Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration
A program with the working student in mind:
Students in the Health Service administration program study in small classes under the guidance of faculty members skilled in administration, finance, research methods, and law and information technology. Classes are conveniently scheduled in the evenings and Saturdays. Students make use of 'state of the art' instruction methods and materials and have the availability of the college's significant technological and information resources including:
- Smart Classrooms for 'hands on' experience and learning opportunities.
- Blackboard interactive Internet-enabled technology connecting students and faculty for inclusive on-line learning experiences.
- ePortfolio, going beyond the traditional paper resume by allowing the student to demonstrate evidence of their talents and show employers what they can do.
Faculty members within the Health Services Administration program have comprehensive career backgrounds in administration, public health and professional disciplines. They are dedicated to helping students put together a range of career development skills by working with them from admission to graduation.
To enter the Health Services Administration program you will need:
- An associate degree in a health science program of study with a minimum grade point average of 2.5, and appropriate Licensure or Certification in hand or pending;
- An associate degree from a program that has an articulation agreement with the NYCCT HSA program with a minimum grade point average of 2.5;
- An associate degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.5, and
At least two years of alternative work experience in a health care setting or related field as determined by the HSA program coordinator.
Students will meet with a faculty advisor who will review their transcripts to ensure proper placement within the program.
Graduates of the Health Services Administration program will be able to:
- Articulate the role of supervisors, managers, directors and administrators in health services organizations.
- Demonstrate entry-level management skills to plan, organize, direct and control the function and processes of a health service organization.
- Apply budget information and financial analysis to making decisions within health service organizations.
- Evaluate laws and policy regulations as well as apply appropriate legal decisions to the administration of health services organizations.
- Collect, interpret and apply data and research findings.
- Exercise proficient communication skills including written and oral communication.
- Engage in formal presentations and demonstrate technology competency with various electronic media.
- Integrate science, mathematics, humanities, critical thinking, information literacy, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills.