The Healthcare Industry is one of the three largest industries in the United States based on revenues, total assets, or number of employees. Opportunities for employment in healthcare organizations are abundant in the Las Vegas Valley.
Students in the Department of Healthcare Administration and Policy gain a broad view of the healthcare delivery system and develop an understanding of health and disease. They develop analytical skills through the curriculum and internships to prepare them for leadership positions in the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare services.
The mission of the Department of Healthcare Administration and Policy is to educate the future generations of healthcare administrators; to research and disseminate knowledge about the management, organization, financing, function, and performance of the healthcare system; to provide a professional degree experience spanning all levels of the healthcare management professions for students with diverse professional and academic backgrounds; and, to engage and serve people, professionals and their stakeholders in the healthcare system.