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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s online Health Services Administration (HSA) degree program has ranked among the best in the nation, according to a leading rankings organization for campus and online education. 

UL Lafayette’s HSA program ranked No. 11 nationally in The Best Schools “20 Best Online Bachelor of Healthcare Administration Degree Programs” of 2016. The designation is based on factors such as quality, types and range of courses provided, faculty strength as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation, including reputation for online learning.

UL Lafayette’s 100% online Health Services Administration bachelor’s degree program is offered in a 16-week format with fall, spring and summer start dates available.  Using an interdisciplinary approach, faculty members from numerous programs within the Department of Health Sciences, including Health Services Administration and Health Information Management, bring a wealth of knowledge and first-hand experience to the program.

“The healthcare field is rapidly changing, and the need for experienced healthcare administrators is growing,” says Scott Sittig, Department Head for Health Sciences at UL Lafayette. “We have focused our course content on helping emerging managers gain the necessary competencies  to support their growth as leaders in the healthcare industry.”

“Our program is designed to educate and prepare students for entry-level to mid-level administrative and operational positions to meet the diverse needs of the healthcare industry.  In addition, our program serves as preparation for entry into master degree programs,” Sittig adds.

Healthcare administrators plan and oversee the delivery of healthcare services from doctors, nurses, and technicians in a variety of settings. A degree in healthcare administration offers many options for employment, such as hospital administrator, chief operating officer and physician practice administrator.

To learn more about UL Lafayette’s online Health Services Administration Bachelor’s degree, visit or call 337-482-1288.