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About Health Administration

The health administration major prepares students for entry-level positions leading to an administrative career path in the health care sector by providing broad training in health care management, operations, marketing, finance and more.

Health care administration is one of the fastest growing fields. Career choices are both exciting and broadly ranging, including hospital administration, long-term care management, consulting firms, managed care organizations (HMOs), hospices, home health organizations, pharmaceuticals, insurance, medical group practices, marketing, and more.

Admissions Process

First-year students must first attend the School of Arts and Sciences and then go through an application process to declare the major within the Bloustein School.

Transfer students with at least 30 college credits and the required pre-requisite classes completed can apply for admission directly to the Bloustein School. Visit http://bloustein.rutgers.edu/undergraduate/healthadministration/ for more information. This program is designed to accommodate the needs of transfer and nontraditional students.

Options/Concentrations

Students interested in a career in, and securing the state-approved concentration in long-term care, must complete the Health Administration major, as well as several additional courses. Students must meet with their adviser prior to senior year to verify current state-mandated course requirements.