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Health Care Administration

College of Health and Human Services

A CSULB Student works on the grass

Program Director: Tony Sinay

Department Office: Engineering Technology Building (ETec), Room 101
Telephone: (562) 985-5694

Faculty: Janice Frates, Brenda Freshman, Grace Reynolds, Tony Sinay, Kevin Malotte

Administrative Assistant: Deby McGill

Career Possibilities

Provider Relations Director • Clinical Administrator • Financial Analyst • Director of Managed Care • Director of Nursing • Medical Facilities Section Director • Nursing Home Administrator • Medical Records Administrator • Social Welfare Administrator • Emergency Medical Services Coordinator • Public Health Director • Community Organization Director (For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.) Various entry-level trainee positions in the health care industry are available for graduates regardless of academic discipline.

Introduction

The Health Care Administration program has four major objectives: (1) to provide course work and related experience in order to prepare administrators, skilled in the application of organizational and managerial techniques, for the health care system; (2) to provide continuing education for health administrators in practice as well as others in administrative and leadership positions in the management and the delivery of health services; (3) to consult and to participate in community service activities which complement the instructional and research functions of the faculty and provide appropriate learning experiences for students; and (4) to conduct studies in the administration and operation of the health care delivery system which will contribute to development of faculty teaching abilities and overall professional growth.

The program is designed for the professional administrator or those who wish to become administrators within health care. Five programs are offered:

  1. Master of Science in Health Care Administration
  2. Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
  3. Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Science in Health Care Administration
  4. Master of Science in Health Care Administraton - Accelerated Program
  5. Certificate in Health Care Administration

The schedule of graduate and undergraduate course offerings is in the regular Schedule of Classes.