Health Services Management

About the Major

Health care continues to be one of the largest areas of growth in hiring in the U.S. This major offers experience and education in support of many opportunities in health care management. It provides career training for undergraduates leading to entry-level positions in medical office management, long-term care administration, patient accounting systems, and many other related fields. Students will gain a conceptual understanding of business and the health care industry along with analytical and problem-solving skills to apply that knowledge in a variety of settings. Read more about the major

Common Entry Level Job Titles

  • Clinical Client Training Specialist
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Research Education Manager

Types of Employers

  • Hospitals
  • Physician's/therapist's/practitioner's offices
  • Clinics and other medical or mental health facilities
  • Long-term care or managed-care facilities
  • Health insurance companies

Past Experience and Internship Database

Search for students' previously completed experiences related to this major (to get ideas- not to get a list of openings) at: is updated through Fall 2020 semester only and will be updated semesterly.

Salary and Employment Statistics

See the employment and salary page for statistics on the most recent graduates and previous years.

Top Career Resources

Additional Resources

In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:

  • O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
  • Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(Name of major/career area/industry) professional associations.” Try these keywords: health, services, management, hospitals
  • Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.