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The Department of Health Services Administration includes top-ranked programs, as well as a variety of continuing education opportunities for health services executives. 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. Graduates of these programs enjoy high starting salaries and abundant job opportunities.

 
Graduate Program Ranked No.5 in the United States by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT for 2014 
Looking for a degree that will help you gain employment and impress employers? Yahoo.com named the Top Four Degrees that Employers Love. Coming in at number one is health care management, and ranked at number 5 by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT for 2014, is the UAB MSHA graduate degree in Healthcare Administration.  Take a look at the new MSHA video

Amanda DorseyUAB Health Informatics Program is One of the Oldest in the United States
Alumna and program director Amanda Dorsey says Birmingham's Health IT Breeding Ground "all starts with UAB."  The program was established in 1991 and has developed curriculum specifically geared toward producing the next generation of health IT leaders, innovators, and problem solvers.

Landry elected AOM/HCM Professional Development Workshops Chairamy landry web
Amy Yarbrough Landry, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, has been elected PDW/Program Chair-elect of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management. Landry, a member of the HCM Division since 2004, previously served as chair of the Division’s Teaching Committee and as an Academic-At-Large.

“Any of the people that have mentored me or collaborated with me throughout my career
have served the division in some capacity,” said Landry. “I feel like it is my responsibility in the line of succession to serve others and I am happy to do so – I consider it a rite of passage.”

"This election reflects the trust that members of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management have in her leadership responsibilities," said S. Robert Hernandez, interim-chair of the HSA department and a former PDW Chair.  (continued...)

HSA Graduates First Class of Saudi Arabian Hospital Administrators at King Fahad Specialist Hospital

graduates female saudi menuimageA joint partnership between the University of Alabama at BirminghamDepartment of Health Services Administration and the King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam graduated its first class of Saudi Arabian hospital administrators on Saturday, December 21, 2013.  The SHP Flickr page has all the photos from this historical day.