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:
- 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.
Individuals interested in the degree program are encouraged to e-mail Dr. Salvador Esparza Health Administration Program Director, or call his office at (818) 677-7927.
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.
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.