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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Services Administration, B.S.


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The program in health services administration prepares the student for entry-level administrative positions, and staff positions requiring administrative skills, in various health services organizations including hospitals, hospital systems, managed care organizations, retirement and long term care facilities, ambulatory care organizations, and public health organizations. The student is prepared to plan, organize, direct and control health programs and/or facilities. In addition, the program provides the foundation for graduate study in health services administration and related fields.

The health services administration program is approved as a Full Certified undergraduate program by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

Upon completion of all JMU and program requirements, the student is awarded the B.S. in Health Services Administration. No more than 30 hours may be taken in the College of Business.

Degree Requirements


Required Courses


  • General Education  40 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours
  • Scientific Literacy requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (listed after schedule) 74 Credit Hours

Footnote


1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.

Total: 120 Credit Hours


Required Courses/Recommended Schedule for Majors


First Year


Total: 31 Credit Hours


Total: 28 Credit Hours


Footnotes


2 Offered only in fall semester.
3 Offered only in spring semester.

Total: 30 Credit Hours


Footnote


3 Offered only in spring semester.

Footnotes

2 Offered only in fall semester.
3 Offered only in spring semester.

Total: 31 Credit Hours


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