Health Systems Management Concentration, Health Administration, BS


The mission of the BS in health administration program is to prepare students to launch management careers in a variety of settings, including hospitals; clinics; community health, home care, long-term care, and managed care organizations; physician practices; information technology, medical technology and supply organizations; advocacy and professional associations; the insurance industry; and consultant services.



The health systems management concentration of the BS in health administration is certified through the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

The program curriculum, including short descriptions of the required courses, is available on Mason’s University Catalog. Students in the program complete an internship course in their final semester providing them with practical experience in the field.


You can find information regarding the admissions process on the Undergraduate Admissions for HAP Programs web site. Detailed admissions requirements for each program along with the online application can be found on the University Admissions web site.

If you are a current Mason undergraduate student and wish to declare health administration as your major, please print the Change/Declaration of Academic Program Form and meet with a health administration advisor to obtain his/her signature. Please visit the CHHS Advising page to determine which advisor you should contact.


Please visit our department’s FAQs for prospective students. If you still have unanswered questions, please email us at or contact the coordinator of the program.

Jay Shiver

Mr. Jay Shiver
Assistant Professor