Department of Political Science

Careers

Today, an estimated 100,000 people occupy health management positions at numerous organizational levels, from department head to chief executive officer. Requirements for entry-level positions in healthcare organizations are demanding, but these jobs also offer opportunities to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of others.

The Auburn Health Services Administration degree prepares students for management and policy positions in many settings, including hospitals and health systems, nursing homes, health maintenance organizations, health insurers, physician practices, and state and federal governments.

Visit the Alumni Employers page for a list of companies HADM alumni have gone on to work for. Below is a matrix of entry level positions at a variety of institutions and health care settings.

Health Care Providers
Employment Setting Operations Human/Resources Marketing Finance
Community Hospital Admissions Benefits Planning Finance Dept.
Medical Practice Asst. Manager MD Recruiter Patient Rep. Billing
Long Term Care Manager Benefits Planning Budget Director
VA Hospital Quality Benefits Analyst Finance Dept.
Imaging Center Manager Benefits Acct. Rep. Acct. Manager
Health Insurance
Employment Setting Operations Human/Resources Marketing Finance
Commercial Claims Benefits Acct. Rep. Finance Dept.
Blue Cross Claims Benefits Acct. Rep. Finance Dept.
Medicare Claims Benefits Analyst Claims Analyst
Consulting Firms
Employment Setting Operations Human/Resources Marketing Finance
Accounting Firm Acct. Manager Benefits Analyst Acct. Rep. Analyst
Mang. Firm Manager Benefits Analyst Acct. Rep. Analyst
Medical Sales
Employment Setting Operations Human/Resources Marketing Finance
Drug Companies Data Admin. Benefits Acct. Rep. Finance Dept.
Medical Device Product Manager Benefits Field Manager Finance Dept.
Health IT   Group Sale Acct. Rep.  
Health Policy
Employment Setting Operations Human/Resources Marketing Finance
Trade Association Acct Specialist   Field Rep Analyst
Foundation Grants Manager Benefits Acct. Rep Finance Dept.
Government Policy Analyst     Budget Analyst

For more information

Rene McEldowney

Cathleen Erwin

Director, HADM program
Department of Political Science
7072 Haley Center
Auburn University, AL 36849
coe0001@auburn.edu
7072 Haley Center
(334) 844-5051

Last Updated: July 10, 2019