Curriculum Overview

A complete listing of all core and elective courses is available in the official JMU Undergraduate Catalog.

Advising Checklist

Health Services Administration Advising Checklist (PDF)

Note: HTH 450 and HTH 454 are for seniors only while HTH 458, HSA 452, HSA 455 and HSA 456 are recommended for seniors only.

Sample Program

A listing of courses to be completed per semester in the program
First Year Credit Hours
General Education courses 31
Total for Year 31
Second Year Credit Hours
COB 204. Computer Information Systems 3
ECON 201. Introduction to Microeconomics 3
HTH 354. U.S. and Global Health Care Systems 3
MATH 220. Elementary Statistics 3
Electives 7
General Education courses 9
Total for Year 28
Third Year Credit Hours
ACTG 244. Accounting for Non-Business Majors 3
HSA 290. Gerontology for Health Services Administration 3
FIN 345. Finance Fundamentals for Non-Business Majors 3
HTH 320. Statistical Methods for Health Science Research
(B.S. degree requirement)
HSA 358. Health Administration 3
HSA 365. Values in Health Care 3
HSA 385. Health Services Administration Career Seminar 1
HSA 463. Quality Management in Health Care 3
MGT 305. Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 380. Principles of Marketing 3
Program electives 6
Total for Year 34
Fourth Year Credit Hours
HTH 450. Epidemiology 3
HTH 458. Health Program Planning and Evaluation 3
HSA 363. Health Economics 3
HSA 454. Internship in Health Organizations 3
HSA 466. Health Politics and Policy
(B.S. degree requirement)
HSA 462. Managed Care 3
HSA 464. Funding in Health Care 3
Choose two of the following:
HSA 452. Hospital Organization and Administration
HSA 455. Long Term Care Organization and Administration
HSA 456. Ambulatory Care Services: Organization and Administration
Total for Year 27

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.

See the JMU undergraduate catalog for more details.