The Health Science Administration concentration is appropriate for students interested in the business side of health services. It provides a strong background in business and science to so graduates can work as administrators, managers, and sales representatives in hospitals, medical insurance companies, public health agencies, the pharmaceutical sector, health advocacy foundations, and others mentioned below.

The first year curriculum includes introductory science for understanding the basics of human biology and chemistry. The second to fourth years focus on business and social sciences with courses such as:

  • Organizational Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Healthcare Regulations and Accreditation
  • U.S. Government
  • General Psychology
  • Cultural Anthropology

Possible career opportunities under this concentration include:

  • Health Educator
  • Health Services Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Operations Manager
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Marketing Associate
  • Account Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Corporate Fundraiser

Academic and professional development opportunities under this concentration include:

  • Pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree
  • Pursuing a Law School degree

Health Science Administration Curriculum Plan

The following links are also helpful:
Careers in Health and Medical Sciences
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Health Professions


Phone: 916-686-8378


California Northstate University
College of Health Sciences
2910 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

College Code

SAT College Code: 7669
ACT College Code: 7032