HSA Global

UAB’s Department of Health Services Administration (HSA) has a long history of training rising and experienced healthcare leaders and developing the discipline of health care administration around the world. We are privileged to have accomplished teaching and research faculty and to be situated within a thriving medical center that is home to the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. We are dedicated to developing leaders with a broad worldview and commitment to global citizenship.


BG HealthcareMgmt2016Ranked Nationally

Our academic programs at all levels are nationally recognized for their exceptional research and service learning opportunities. U.S. News & World Report 2015 “Best Graduate Schools” lists 12 UAB programs in the Top 25 and we are proud to say HSA is home to the highest ranked UAB program.

  • U.S. News & World Report: #1 in nation for healthcare management graduate schools
  • Highest ranked program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • TheBestSchools.org: #1 in U.S. for online healthcare management degree
  • U.S. News & World Report 2015 “Best Graduate Schools” lists 12 UAB programs in the Top 25


Respected Globally

Alumni and current students of UAB’s health administration programs are leading major hospitals and health systems around the world. Graduates of our programs hold a world-class degree from an institution that has gained global recognition and respect in the field of health care management from Europe to the Middle East to Asia.

Our graduates have also been named among the “100 Leaders of Great Hospitals in America” and “50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety.” Our accomplished faculty members have worked globally for decades, conducting collaborative research, developing institutional partnerships, serving on the editorial boards of numerous European journals, and leading international professional associations.