If you enjoy both healthcare and business, then Eastern Kentucky University’s Health Services Administration could be the perfect program for you. This program is ideal for students who want to pursue a career in healthcare administration or as a specialist in health informatics. Aside from classroom knowledge, you will gain field experience and observation through professional practice experience (PPE) at local hospitals and health care facilities.

Degree Concentrations

B.S. in Health Services Administration
Health Informatics and Information Management
Healthcare Management

Admission Requirements

  • Institutional GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Completion of general education requirements (at least 75%)
  • Completion of each course in the Pre-HSA curriculum with a grade of C or better after a maximum of two attempts


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Cancer registrar
  • Case mix analyst
  • Health data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Clinical research assistant
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Clinical education coordinator
  • Physician practice administrator
  • Coding/Reimbursement consultant
  • Hospital department director/supervisor
  • Performance improvement (quality management) coordinator

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Cancer Registrar, Norton Healthcare-Louisville, Ky.
  • Case Mix Analyst, The John Hopkins Hospital-Baltimore, Md.
  • Business Analyst, Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE)

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Health Services Administration program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:


Health Services Administration (HSA)