School and Ranking Information
Students seeking a health administration degree in San Jose, CA can enroll in the university which is considered a top school in the San Jose area for health administration programs:
- Winner: California State University - East Bay is located approximately 20 miles outside of San Jose. The university is the largest school in terms of student enrollment and the only public institution within 25 miles of San Jose that provides studies in health administration. Students can earn a bachelor's or master's degree in this field of study.
School Info Chart
Note: number of bachelor's degrees awarded reflects all degrees awarded in health sciences
|Category||California State University - East Bay|
|2018 Ranking*||The most ethnically-diverse campus in the west and nationally|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2019-2020)**||$7,000 (in state); $18,880 (out-of-state)|
|Health Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Health Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2018-2019**||185|
|Most Popular Health Administration Degree in 2018-2019**||Master's (185 awarded)|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2013 Entering Class**||50%|
|Noteworthy*||Part of the 23-campus California State University system, one of the largest higher education systems in the U.S.|
Sources: *California State University - East Bay; **NCES College Navigator
California State University East Bay
- Internship opportunities available
- Evening classes available in the master's degree program
- Master's degree program in health administration can be taken completely online
California State University East Bay (CSUEB) is a public, 4-year institution located in Hayward, CA. The school has a student body of about 16,100. The Department of Nursing and Health Sciences within the College of Science offers a bachelor's degree program in health sciences with an option in administration and management. A master's degree in health care administration is granted through the Department of Public Affairs and Administration within the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
The Bachelorof Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in administration and management consists of about 125 credit hours. Students take general health science courses on subjects such as anatomy, nutrition, environmental health and health care in the United States. The administration and management option includes 36 credit hours of study in subjects like financial reporting, management, marketing and microeconomics.
The Master of Science in Health Care Administration program is geared toward those who currently work in the health care industry and wish to advance to positions of leadership and management; however, it is also open to students who don't currently work in the industry. Topics of study include health care policy analysis, health care financing and budgeting, legal and ethical issues in health care, research methods and information technology. At the end of the program, students either complete a thesis, a final project or a comprehensive exam in order to graduate.