Why Health Care Administration?

Graduates of the Health Care Administration program work in a variety of inpatient, ambulatory and other health care settings, including primary care facilities, medical group practices, public health organizations, health insurance companies, federal, state and local agencies, and alternative delivery organizations. Students also pursue graduate degrees in a broad range of fields, including public health, law, medicine, business administration, and health services research.

The Health Care Administration curriculum combines excellent preparation for a professional career with a firm grounding in the liberal arts. The internship experience provides students an opportunity to apply new skills, anticipate learning needs, and clarify personal career goals.

The Bachelor of Science program in Health Care Administration is certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). AUPHA certification reflects the strength, productivity and commitment of our faculty and the achievements of our graduates.

Degree Programs

Online Bachelor of Health Care Administration (BS)

Learn from the convenience of home or while you are on the road with the online BS in Health Care Administration. Start working toward your University of Michigan degree today! 

Health Care Administration Program (BS)

Health Care Administration Honors Program (BS)

For graduate study in the field of health care, choose from:

Health Care Management (MS)

Public Health with a Health Administration Concentration (MPH)




The overall mission of the Health Administration Program is to prepare our students, who are primarily part-time working adults, to become culturally competent health care leaders in health administration who will contribute to the knowledge base of health care delivery and advocates for fairness and equity in health among diverse populations.