The UAB Department of Health Services Administration includes five top-ranked programs ranging from bachelor's to doctoral studies, as well as a variety of continuing education opportunities for health services executives through its Center for Health Services Continuing Education. Several of the programs are the only one of their kind in the state, first of their kind in the nation, and ranked in the top ten in the nation.

Founded in 1965 as the School of Health Services Administration at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, the organization saw its first three graduates complete the requirements for the Master of Science in Hospital Administration degree the next year. Since that time the School of Health Services Administration has grown into the School of Health Professions.  The Department of Health Services Administration offers the following degree opportunities:

  • Administration-Health Services, DSc (executive format)
  • Administration-Health Services, PhD (residential format)
  • Health Administration, MS (executive format)
  • Health Administration, MS (residential format
  • Health Informatice, MS (executive format)
  • Health Information Management, MS (residential or on-line)
  • Health Care Management, BS (residential and on-line)
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