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Nearly 1.4 million jobs in allied health are projected to be available by 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help fill this need and create opportunities to change and advance careers in health care, MSU Denver offers an industry-leading bachelor’s degree in Health Care Professional Services.

Health care professionals help decrease disparities in health among diverse populations to create a nation that’s living longer and healthier. With a Health Care Professional Services undergraduate degree, you can play a leadership role in this by preparing to work in health care-related organizations or to pursue graduate-level studies in health care.

 

Benefits of Earning Your Degree at MSU Denver


You may be able to earn your bachelor’s degree in Health Care Professional Services faster by transferring previous academic experience to your degree requirements. Learn more about Prior Learning Assessment or applying course credits from an associate’s degree.

During the Senior Experience Internship, Health Care Professional Services majors complete management projects in a health care organization while working with others in a professional health care setting.

The bachelor’s degree program in Health Care Professional Services is supported by MSU Denver’s College of Professional Studies. This means a variety of additional resources dedicated to student success and inclusive excellence are available to you including knowledgeable advisors, qualified faculty, community partnerships and dynamic field placements.

 

Career Opportunities for Our Graduates


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Work directly in health care settings such as hospitals and clinics or with health-related organizations such as insurance companies, government agencies and nonprofits. With a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Professional Services, you will be qualified to take on a variety of jobs in health care such as these:

  • Business analyst
  • Clinical supervisor
  • Health service manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Logistics coordinator
  • Medical sales executive
  • Project manager
  • Public health specialist

Faculty

Faculty in the MSU Denver’s Health Care Professional Services undergraduate degree program are highly qualified as professionals and practitioners with real-life, industry experience.

 


Jeff Helton

Jeff Helton

Dr. Jeff Helton has worked 25 years as an executive in the health care industry; leading hospitals, health plans and integrated health systems. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Care Management at the University of Texas, his M.S. in Hospital and Health Administration at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and his B.B.A. in Health Care Administration at Eastern Kentucky University.

 

Kevin Zeiler

Kevin Zeiler

Having worked in numerous capacities in the health care arena, Kevin Zeiler started his career in EMS and continues his passion for educating at MSU Denver. Zeiler’s interest in teaching include law, disparities and the financial implications of health care decision-making.

 

Amy Dore

Amy Dore

Dr. Amy Dore is a long-time Roadrunner, graduating from MSU Denver in 1996 with a B.S. in Health Care Management. After that, she earned her Master’s of Health Systems from the University of Denver and then her Doctorate of Health Administration from Central Michigan University. When she’s not educating the future leaders of the Health Care industry, Dr. Dore enjoys spending time outdoors, photography and spending time with her family.

 

Alumni at Work


From paramedics to allied health professionals, Health Care Professional Services majors are advancing their careers in health care with a broad-based foundation of knowledge and skills in the following topics:

  • Global and national healthcare issues, disparities and trends
  • Ethical and legal issues
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Health care research
  • Health care systems management
  • Health care quality
  • Holistic health
  • Public health

The Health Care Professional Services bachelor’s degree program at MSU Denver is specifically designed for those who want to enhance their academic and work experience to build an advanced career in health care, whether you’re a seasoned health care professional, you’ve earned an associate’s degree in allied health or you’re new to the health care field.

 

Health Care Professional Services Program

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Located: Auraria Campus, West Classroom #239

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Department of Health Professions
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Box 33, PO Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362

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Denver, CO 80204

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