Health Services Administration - Shaping the Future of Healthcare
The Department of Health Services Administration includes seven 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 the MSHA Program is ranked #5 in the nation. Graduates of these programs enjoy high starting salaries and abundant job opportunities.
Graduate Program Ranked No. 5 in the U.S.
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 graduate degree in Healthcare Administration.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been training future health care managers and administrators for more than 40 years. Program Director Pamela Paustian, Ph.D., said her graduates hit the ground running in their jobs.
Executive Doctor of Science Degree in Administration-
The Executive Doctor of Science Degree in Administration-Health Services is a practice-oriented, academic program designed to meet the needs of experienced healthcare executives who currently occupy or who are preparing to enter senior leadership positions within their organizations. In 2012, the first graduating class from the program took place. “We were overwhelmed with requests for an executive doctoral program from healthcare executives,” says S. Robert Hernandez, Dr.P.H., Professor and Director of the Doctoral program in Administration-Health Services in the Department of Health Services Administration.