Public Health Careers--Health Services Administration

health services administrator sitting at a desk, looking at document, and talking to others Using your Psychology degree to begin a  career in Health Services Administration

With your Psychology degree you can move into a career in Health Services Administration. There are a wide variety of jobs in the Health Services Administration field managing resources needed to deliver effective public health services (e.g., managing the database at a school clinic, developing budgets for a health department, creating polices for health insurance companies) or directing hospital services are just some of the careers you might pursue with a public health degree in Health Services Administration. It is important to note that you might need to take some courses more directly related to Health Services Administration to be competitive for jobs. These would include courses in Health Administration or Business. You might even consider getting a Master's degree in Health Services Administration in a College of Public Health or even a Master's in Business Administration (MBA).

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Salary Information lists the average yearly income for a Health Services Administration worker at $81,000.

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Click on the links below to read about other Public Health careers that only require a Bachelor's Degree:

Public Health Careers--Nutritionist/Dietician

Public Health Careers--Health Educator/Worker

Click on the links below to read about other Public Health careers that require a graduate degree:

Public Health Careers--Biostatistics

Public Health Careers--Environmental Health

Public Health Careers--Epidemiology

Public Health Careers--Social and Behavioral Sciences