School and Ranking Information
Most of the schools offering programs in health sciences and administration in Indianapolis are 4-year for-profit schools, while only one is a for-profit 2-year institution. According to school type, programs offered and student services, the following school is considered a top area school for studying health sciences and administration:
- Winner: Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is the lone 4-year public school in the area with programs in the discipline. This institution offers undergraduate and graduate programs in health administration.
School Info Chart
|Category||Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis|
|Rankings||Tied at #194 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$8,756 (in-state), $29,571 (out-of-state)**|
|Health Services Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's|
|Health Services Administration Degrees Awarded in 2013||80**|
|Most Popular Health Services Administration Level in 2013||Bachelor's (55 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||42%**|
|Noteworthy||Some of IUPUI's student groups include the Health Careers Club and Masters Health Administration Student Association***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***IUPUI
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
- IUPUI's health administration master's program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Management Education
- The public health school's Center for Health Policy works to research the most current issues in the field in conjunction with government and the private sector
- MHA graduates' job placement rate within 3 months is greater than 90%
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis has 19 schools and colleges and roughly 100 different centers for research. This institution provides vast opportunities for its students to study abroad, having over 250 different such programs. Students can choose from over 200 different academic programs to pursue and more than 350 student groups to join.
IUPUI's School of Public Health offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Services Management and a Master of Health Administration (MHA). The BS program includes courses on health care law, budgeting and information technology. A hands-on practicum is also part of the curriculum. Students in the MHA program take courses covering decision making, information systems and health economics, in addition to completing an internship in the industry.