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医疗保健行政和公共卫生

The Healthcare Administration & Public Health program provides students with academic training necessary to become leaders, managers and professionals in roles that are focused on the organization, structure and delivery of healthcare.

Undergraduate Healthcare Administration & Public Health majors pursue careers including healthcare management, marketing, research, quality improvement, public health, and public policy. Healthcare is the largest industry in the United States, with more than 11 million jobs. 就业 in healthcare offers students an opportunity to serve people in every segment of our society by improving personal and population health.

Is a Healthcare Administration & Public Health Major Right For You?

Successful students in Healthcare Administration & Public Health program at Husson University are interested in taking leadership roles in the complex areas of health care service delivery and healthcare management, population health, or healthcare as a business. These students learn the important social, cultural, and demographic factors that impact the structure of our healthcare system.

Students interested in the Healthcare Administration & Public Health major may choose several pathways depending on their career interests. For those interested in a business career in healthcare, Husson offers a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration & Public Health - Master of Business Administration program that allows students to obtain a B.S. and M.B.A. in five years. Students have the option of completing either a broader master's degree in Business Administration, or a more specialized M.B.A. concentrating in healthcare management. Students complete courses focused on understanding the structure of our current healthcare system, public health, business and healthcare management, and health policy. Upon completion of the degree, students are prepared for careers in public health administration, healthcare management, healthcare equipment and technology businesses, and health insurance.

A terminal bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration & Public Health is also available in a more traditional four-year program. Students accepted to the M.S. in occupational therapy program complete a bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration & Public Health as part of their overall curriculum leading to the Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy.

Completion of a Healthcare Administration & Public Health degree enables students to:

  • 理解和描述 美国医疗保健系统的复杂结构,包括对医疗保健个人选择的高价值
  • 阐明固有的紧张局势和难以提供高质量,容易进入的医疗保健和合理的成本。
  • 证明了解社会问题,文化背景和人口人口统计学如何影响医疗保健政策以及医疗保健交付系统的结构。
  • 展示在不同分析水平(国家,组织,提供者)的经济原则和公共卫生政策的知识。
  • 了解良好医疗管理和领导力的原则和实践。
  • 在医疗保健交付系统的设计和评估中应用循证实践,定量推理和客观测量的原则。
  • 向医疗保健提供医疗保健研究和基于证据的实践。
  • 获得允许在选择的医疗专业中成功进入研究生课程的技能。