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B.A. in Health Services Administration

The B.A. in Health Services Administration is a unique interdisciplinary program that develops in students the values, knowledge, and skills necessary to enter the expanding field of health services administration. This program emphasizes the new directions in which the health care system is expanding:

  • Private and community oriented wellness programs
  • Rehabilitative medical services and health care facilities for the elderly
  • Health care facilities for addictive diseases
  • Hospices
  • Managed care

The curriculum integrates courses from business administration and the social sciences. Together with Marywood's liberal arts curriculum, this major is designed to enable graduates to enter the job market in entry-level administrative positions.

Five Year Master's Degree

A special Marywood feature is the optional five-year Master's Degree offered to qualified Marywood undergraduates. This permits students to complete their Master's Degree in only one year following completion of Marywood's four-year Bachelor's program. The curriculum draws on a faculty with strong academic credentials and substantial experience working in public administration.