The healthcare administration program emphasizes the skills necessary to succeed in leadership positions within the healthcare profession. Our curriculum will prepare you to lead daily operations, ethical decision-making, policy development, marketing, and the administrative and business functions of a health care organization.

Career Opportunities

Healthcare administrators direct, plan, and coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and senior living facilities, pharmaceutical or medical device organizations, public health agencies, health insurance companies, and many more.

Healthcare continues to be one of the largest areas of growth in the United States. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections Program, “Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 28 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.” (Medical and Health Services Managers: Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2023).

  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Skilled Nursing or Senior Living Administrator
  • Healthcare Finance Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Medical Records Specialist
  • Social and Community Services Manager
  • Health Information Technologists
  • Directors of Business Development
  • Hospice Director
  • Home Health Director

What to Expect


Our instructors teach from experience, share real-life case studies, and use state of the art teaching methods and technology. They _partner with industry leaders to provide hands-on training to work in one of the fastest-growing industries in the country.

Paid internship opportunities with top healthcare professionals in the area.

  • Life Care Centers of America
  • Morning Pointe
  • Erlanger Hospital
  • Tennova Hospital
  • CHI Memorial
  • Legacy Village
  • Blount Memorial Hospital

Travel/Global Trips

The cross-cultural trip is a core requirement for all students. Lee University places a high emphasis on the value of global perspectives, and students can fulfill this requirement via an individually arranged trip, a faculty-led trip, or a semester study abroad program. For more information, please visit our Global Perspectives page.


  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Delta Mu Delta Honor Society  
  • Phi Eta Sigma  
  • ... And More!


  • Healthcare Administration Award
  • Hicks Scholars
  • Cletus Benton Award
  • Don Rowe Excellence in Management Award
  • School of Business Award


Service learning is a large component of life at Lee. Students have the opportunity to complete 80 hours of service throughout their time here. This includes individually arranged service projects, as well as course-led service projects (such as Gateway and Benevolence). Please visit our Service Learning page to learn more and check out current service opportunities.


Recent research projects have involved women in poverty and developing business plans for global nonprofits, and holistic teaching practices.  

School of Business Accreditation Honors

Reaccredited by ACBSP with no conditions or suggestions for improvements. This is exceptionally rare for a school to be reaccredited with no findings.  

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Lee University offers a wide variety of scholarships for all our schools and programs.

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