Health Services Management

Healthcare Workers Facing Each Other

About the Major

Health care continues to be one of the largest areas of growth in hiring in the U.S. This major offers experience and education in support of many opportunities in health care management. It provides career training for undergraduates leading to entry-level positions in medical office management, long-term care administration, patient accounting systems, and many other related fields. Students will gain a conceptual understanding of business and the health care industry along with analytical and problem-solving skills to apply that knowledge in a variety of settings. What is the Health Services Management major

Career Outcomes

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Where do students work after graduation?

Where do students work after graduation?

Job titles and employers for graduates reported within 6 months of graduation
Job Title Employer
Advisory Services Analyst Optum
Assistant Administrator Episcopal Church Homes
Associate Business Analyst M Health Fairview
Associate Consultant Gallagher
Associate Financial Analyst Allina Health
Business Development United Health Group
Case Management Analyst Cigna Behavioral Health
Clinic Coordinator University of Minnesota
Consulting Analyst Accenture
Continuous Improvement Coordinator University of Minnesota
Development Coordinator Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery
Document Imaging Mid America Business Systems
Family Resource Representative Children's Minnesota
Financial Analyst Allina Health
Financial Care Coordinator Sunu Wellness Center
Global Services and Solutions Analyst Willis Towers Watson
Housing Administrator Benedictine Living
HRSC Records Coordinator Allina Health
Human Services Technician Department of Human Services(MSOCS)
Lead Specialist Coram
Nutrition Technican Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Patient Appointment Services Specialist Mayo Clinic
Patient Coordinator MNGI Digestive Health
Project Manager Epic
Provider Auditor 1 Noridian Healthcare Solutions
Quality Assurance Specialist Prime Therapeutics
Recruitment Research Specialist HealthPartners
Researching Billing Coordinator Allina Health
Sales Representative United Health Group
Surgical Implant Coordinator Nura Pain Management Clinic
Technical Business Analyst United Health Group

Where do students continue education after graduation?

Where do students continue education after graduation?

List of programs and schools students enrolled in after graduation
Program School
Health Administration Minnesota State University
Health Care Administration University of Minnesota
Health Services Research, Policy, & Administration University of Minnesota
Healthcare Administration University of Minnesota
Healthcare Administration Saint Mary's University
Healthcare Administration Creighton University
Nursing Anoka Tech
Nursing MidAmerica Nazarine University
Nursing University of Wisconsin
Public Administration Saint Mary's University
Public Health Administration & Policy University of Minnesota
Public Health Administration & Policy University of Minnesota

Where students interned and gained experience during school

Full outcomes report including salary, locations, satisfaction, and more

Common Entry-Level Job Titles

  • Case Manager
  • Clinical Client Training Specialist
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Research Education Manager
  • Sales Manager

Top Employers

  • Accenture
  • Allina Health
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • M Health Fairview
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medica
  • Minnesota Department of Health
  • Monarch Healthcare Management
  • Optum
  • United Health Group
  • Willis Towers Watson

Types of Employers

  • Clinics and other medical or mental health facilities
  • Health insurance companies
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care or managed-care facilities
  • Medical terminology
  • Physician's/therapist's/practitioner's offices

Additional Resources

In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:

  • O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
  • Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(Name of major/career area/industry) professional associations.” Try these keywords: health, services, management, hospitals
  • Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.