The Health Services Administration concentration allows students to develop skills and competencies in health administration/management for entry-level careers or graduate study in this area. This concentration was initiated by the Department of Public Health Sciences in response to emerging trends and changes in health administration, and the increasing desire of students to work in the area of health administration. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow faster that the average for all occupations as the health services industry continues to expand and diversify. The curriculum includes core courses for graduates in health sciences, as well as, courses specific to the Health Services Administration concentration. A minor in Business Administration is a required component as the concentration.