University of Detroit Mercy

College of Health Professions

BS Health Services Administration (HSA)


UDM School of Dentistry

4001 W. McNichols Rd.

Detroit, MI 48226

United States


(313) 993-2443


(313) 993-1271

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science (BS) Health Services Administration (HSA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Health Services Administration (HSA) program is designed to educate knowledgeable, multi-skilled current and future healthcare leaders. The Health Services Administration program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level positions as well as middle management or clinical supervisory positions in organizations, institutions and agencies that deliver health services. Students are provided a strong foundation in management with a depth and breadth of applications to the health care system. Many undergraduate students transfer into HSA with some college credits or with an associate's degree in areas such as respiratory therapy, radiation technology, physical therapy assistant, dietetics and exercise physiology. The program is designed for college students and adults who have job and family responsibilities but desire to earn a Bachelor's degree. Students may complete their 126 credit degree in as little as two years. Upon successful completion of the program, a Bachelor of Science degree is awarded. This program is also available at the University Center at Macomb Community College in Clinton Township. Graduates hold positions such as internal auditor for Medicare payments, supervisor of billing and reimbursement, director of community relations, claims adjustment supervisor, office manager and regional manager for clinic services. They work for organizations such as Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Hospice of Southeastern Michigan, Trinity Health Corporate Office, Health Alliance Plan, Eli Lilly, Wyeth, and virtually all of the Metro Detroit hospitals.


Undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Questions or comments on accreditation can be directly forwarded to: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036-1120 202-887-6791 202-887-8476

International Student Requirements:

All course work completed outside the U.S. and Canada must be formally evaluated by either the World Education Services or the Educational Credential Evaluators. A course-by-course/detailed evaluation report is required by the University of Detroit Mercy. Official evaluation results are to be mailed from the agency to the following address: University of Detroit Mercy, Admissions Office, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 126

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): Please see website USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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