Health Services Administration

Thank you for your interest in the Health Services Program at Middle Georgia State University. The mission of the Health Services department is to prepare students to become leaders and managers in health care organizations through an understanding of the professional, social, technical, regulative, economic, and political forces that influence the health care industry.

To achieve this we offer a benchmarked curriculum that supports and matches the needs of the health care industry in our region while collaborating with the profession and community thru engaged service and research.

Our broad based approach to healthcare is revealed in the interdisciplinary nature of the program that combines business and health sciences in one degree. With concentrations in long term care, clinical practice management, community health and wellness, and sports and fitness management the program reflects the dynamic nature of healthcare and the career opportunities available within the sector.

I invite you to learn about the program and profession by contacting one of our faculty advisors via the Faculty/Staff Directory links on the left.

Whether it is the excellent earning potential, a drive to make a difference, or the opportunities and flexibility that abound in the field – we are encouraged that you recognize the potential that exists by pursuing a career in healthcare. On behalf of our faculty and staff, we again thank you for your interest in the program and look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Dr. Dorothy Howell, DHA, MSN
Chair of Health Services

Rated one of 2018 most affordable online colleges.Rated one of 2018 top online colleges for value.

The Health Services Administration Program at Middle Georgia State University is pleased to announce that the SR Education Group (an education research publisher founded in 2004) just released their 2018 Top Online Colleges report and has determined that Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Program at Middle Georgia State University has met requirements to earn the distinctions as the Top Online College for Value for HealthCare Administration and the University has met the distinction as the Most Affordable Online College for 2018. The Health Services Administration Program at Middle Georgia requires 120 credit hours for completion of the Bachelor’s Degree. Most of the 60 credit hours of core courses can be obtained online. All 60 Credit Hours required for the Health Services Administration Major can be obtained Online.

The 2018 Top Online Colleges ranking is based on value. SR Education Group researched and analyzed accredited online schools across the nation, taking into consideration academic strength factors as well as annual tuition rates to provide a list of colleges offering the best value to students. Inclusion on this list shows high academic standards and a commitment to affordability, two key factors important to prospective students. Middle Georgia State University made this ranking at 1st for Bachelor's Degrees in Healthcare Administration.

The 2018 Most Affordable ranking represents online schools across the nation that attempt to provide economical options for students. The SR Education Group manually research the tuition of every college offering fully online degrees to determine and rank the most affordable choices. Middle Georgia State University made this ranking at 1st for Bachelor's Degrees in Healthcare Administration.

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