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Health Science Professions Program Earns Top National Ranking

August 26, 2020

Angelo State University has been ranked among the “55 Best Healthcare Administration Schools and Colleges in the U.S.” by the University HQ higher education resource guide.

Specifically, the Healthcare Administration Track within ASU’s Bachelor of Science in health science professions degree program was highlighted. It provides a solid foundation in health information systems, healthcare quality control, strategic management and more. Students earning this degree also meet the requirements to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Health Administration degree. ASU also offers a MBA with specialization in healthcare management.

Top 55 Healthcare Administration Programs 2020 badge Data and information for the University HQ rankings were derived from the National Center for Education Statistics, College Scorecard, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.com. Criteria for the rankings included:

  • Admission, retention and graduation rates
  • Tuition costs and percentage of students receiving financial aid
  • Student loan default rates
  • Available degree programs and available online programs
  • Number of diplomas awarded
  • Average starting salaries of graduates

According to University HQ, “Angelo State offers perhaps the best value in healthcare administration education available in the state of Texas.”

Angelo State’s B.S. in health science professions is offered through the Department of Health Science Professions in the Archer College of Health and Human Services. A Physical Therapy and Allied Health Professions Track and a Public Health Track are also available within the degree program.

Earning a B.S. in health science professions at ASU can lead to a variety of career opportunities, including:

  • Athletic training
  • Community health
  • Healthcare administration
  • Medical and health services
  • Physical or occupational therapy
  • Public health
  • Health insurance
  • Healthcare marketing
  • Health education
  • Patient care advocacy

More details on all the ASU health science professions degree options are available at angelo.edu/health-science.

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