Health Services Administration

Health Management Careers

California Employment Development Department occupational guide on hospital and health services administrators

American Hospital Association Career Center


Role: Manager, coordinator, or director of health care services

Work Settings

Convalescent hospitals
Public health agencies
Voluntary health agencies
Health care corporations
Payer organizations (health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, etc.)

Past CSU, Chico graduates with a B.S. in Health Science with an option in Health Services Administration have gotten the following jobs:

Accounts Manager
Administrator in training (AIT)—skilled nursing
Assistant Administrator—long term care
Billing/Collections Coordinator
Business Development Analyst
Clinic Administrator
Congregate Living Facility Administrator
Contract Analyst
Contract/Compliance Coordinator
Coordinator for Services/Contract Manager
Emergency Medical Services Program Director
EMS Program Specialist
Financial Analyst
Grant writer
Health Care Data Analyst
Health Care Marketing Specialist
Health Information and Referral Specialist
Health Insurance/HMO Advocate/Agent
Health Program Evaluator
Health Service Administrator
Home Health Agency Director
Homeless Programs Coordinator
Hospice Director
Hospital Administrative Assistant
Hospital Business Office Manager
Hospital Contract Analyst
Hospital Patient Admissions Manager
Hospital Personnel Director
Hospital Safety Coordinator
Hospital Senior Analyst
Internal Audit Coordinator
Long Term Care Ombudsman Director
Managed Care Negotiator
Marketing Manager
Medical Equipment Sales Representative
Medical Group Manager
Medical Staff Office Analyst
Medicare Billing Specialist
Negotiator Associate
Nursing Home Administrator
Patient Accounts Representative
Patient Accounting Team Coordinator
Performance Management Analyst
Pharmacy Marketing Coordinator
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Provider Network Contracting Representative
Public Health Analyst
Public Health Inspector
Public Health Investigator
Research Compliance Specialist
Respite Care Director
Retirement Community Assistant Administrator
Retirement Counselor
Sales representative—medical equipment
Training Coordinator
Voluntary Health Agency Director
Volunteer Services Coordinator