Penn State Harrisburg offers numerous options in health administration that enable students to be professional servant leaders and agents of change in a dynamic, ever-evolving health industry. The focus of the program is system design and redesign. With an emphasis on research and scholarly activity, students become familiar with various issues in the healthcare sector of the economy.
The mission of the health administration program is to further student knowledge and skills in a continuous learning cycle. Students are expected to know the existing health care system and to identify the potential impact of current changes on system design. Also addressed are system demands related to access to care, management and control of costs, and quality of care delivery.
The program also emphasizes networking with health industry professionals and leaders in central Pennsylvania to help further the career goals of students.