The Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Administration (HPA) degree program prepares students for careers in the healthcare industry and for graduate studies in business, law, medicine or allied health fields, health administration, health services research or policy, and public health.
Students learn to develop the skills and knowledge needed to understand the complex societal problem of providing access to quality health care at reasonable cost.
Why study Health Policy and Administration?
The HPA degree program offers a flexible course structure that allows you to tailor your classes to your individual goals. Students develop the skills and knowledge needed to understand the complex societal problem of providing access to quality health care at reasonable cost.
Supporting courses let you explore specific areas of interest including:
- Health sciences
- Business administration
Additionally, all HPA students complete an internship in a health-care-related setting, giving them valuable experience and contacts in the industry.
Many U.S. states and territories require professional licensure/certification to be employed. If you plan to pursue employment in a licensed profession after completing this program, please visit the Professional Licensure/Certification Disclosures by State interactive map.