The bachelor of science in health services administration is an undergraduate program that Drexel University School of Nursing offers. Drexel University School of Nursing also offers a bachelor of science in behavioral health counseling.
Drexel University School of Nursing has designed the bachelor of science in health services administration program to help students develop the competencies necessary to enter the management field in health services administration or management. In this program, students have the opportunity to hear leading researchers deliver presentations and to observe clinical research. Students can take online and on-site courses. Students learn the fundamentals of economic principles and general management as they relate to health care and services. They also gain an understanding of administrative structure and policies of the health care.
The bachelor of science in behavioral health counseling program equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue careers in addictions and mental health treatment. The program emphasizes values such as respect, compassion and integrity. The campus features a patient lab that facilitates students’ acquisition of counseling skills through interactions with actors who play the roles of people in need of mental health or addictions treatment.
The program allows participants to choose courses based on their areas of interest. It also provides opportunities for on-the-job training through community services arrangements. Upon graduation, students can enter the workforce as addictions counselors or case managers. They can also pursue a graduate degree in counseling, social work or psychology.