Health Sciences

  • Health Sciences Faculty

    Department of Health Sciences

  • Public Health Faculty

    Public Health

  • Health Administration Faculty

    Health Administration

  • Radiologic Sciences Faculty

    Radiologic Sciences

  • Health Sciences students working in radiology lab

    Department of Health Sciences - Radiologic Sciences

  • Faculty on stage at graduate hooding ceremony

    Graduate Hooding Ceremony

  • Faculty at graduate hooding ceremony

    Graduate Hooding

  • Faculty and staff at undergraduate reception

    Undergraduate Reception

  • Graduates decorated caps & Matador statue

    Department of Health Sciences

B.S. in Health Administration

The Program

The degree program in Health Administration offers the undergraduate student a comprehensive curriculum of study. Elective courses permit specialization in various health care delivery systems such as hospitals, nursing homes, and managed care systems.

Opportunities in Health Administration

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing, most dynamic and necessary industries nationally and internationally. The health care field offers energetic, creative, enterprising individuals a host of administrative and service options. Health Administration majors are in an excellent position to be competitive in the health care marketplace. Career opportunities continue to expand in:

  • hospitals
  • public health
  • mental health
  • managed care systems
  • long term care
  • community health


The Health Administration program stresses the importance of practical work experience. At the undergraduate level, each student completes a 180 hour field placement during the senior year.


Prospective students interested in the Health Administration Program should contact a CSUN Pre-Admissions Counselor (click here) to determine your eligibility for admissions and transfer courses.

CSUN students interested in changing their major should email Dr. Salvador Esparza, Program Director: 

Practitioner Advisory Committee

The Health Administration program benefits from the ongoing guidance and support of a distinguished group of healthcare managers and clinicians. Members of the Practitioner Advisory Committee work in a variety of areas in the healthcare industry and their professional expertise enhances the curriculum.

Admission Requirements

Students may enter the program in either the fall or spring semester. Undergraduates must meet university admission and general education requirements.

Education Financing Opportunities

The University makes a full range of assistance available to students. For information, visit the Financial Aid web site or call (818) 677-3000.

CSUN is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the Health Administration program is a certified member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.