As healthcare continues to evolve it is important for students
to understand and gain the skills necessary to succeed in the
From hospitals, to health insurance companies to long-term care
providers healthcare problems and solutions are becoming more
complex. Students must demonstrate team skills, quantitative
analysis and integrative analysis to be competitive in this
The players in the health care industry break down into three categories: providers, payers and industry. The providers include all clinical health care like doctors, nurses, hospitals and clinics. While the payers are the insurance companies. They are researching the most cost effective way to deliver health care and they determine your health coverage and treatments. Industry includes many differnt companies and positions, from pharmaceutical companies researching and creaing the drugs to the those working in banks doing research on health care companies for investment purposes.
Below are government agencies that are operating, setting policy, and doing research in health care.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Department of Labor (DOL)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
To apply for jobs with the United States government, apply direclty through the U.S.A. jobs site.
To learn more about the Health Care Management area and courses included within the concentration or program, please refer to the academic curriculum.