Building Sustainable Healthcare Communities

Every day, patients and frontline care teams rely on having the best equipment, the life-saving medications, the safest procedures, the latest data, and networks of support. We watched it happen on a global scale during the pandemic.

It takes specialized training and sophisticated knowledge to build a successful, sustainable healthcare facility. It takes qualified leaders who care deeply about quality care for every patient.

You have the calling to serve. Belhaven University has the degree in Health Administration you need. Let's get started.

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Double Major & Get Your 5th Year Free

Fuel your academic passions and expand your career options. Belhaven offers our freshmen a unique deal: double major, and we’ll pay the tuition if you need a fifth year in school. Double major in two arts programs, pair a business degree with a STEM major … the possibilities are endless!

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Why You’ll Love Health Administration at Belhaven

High Demand for Caring Leaders

Clinics and health systems throughout Mississippi and around the world are actively recruiting qualified administrators.

Experienced Mentors

Your instructors have extensive professional experience in high-profile healthcare roles.

Close-Knit Community

Smaller classes mean more individual time with your professors and fellowship with your classmates.

Christian Worldview

You are challenged to think critically and analytically about who God is — and who you are — as we equip you to fulfill your calling to glorify God and be a blessing to the world.

13:1 Student/Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes mean big opportunities

2 Concentrations

Choose a focus on Public Health or Systems Management

1883 Founding Date

Our rich heritage of excellent educational opportunities spans nearly 140 years

14 Years in a Row

Named a College of Distinction

What Can You Do with a Degree in Health Administration?

  • Supervise a private medical practice
  • Manage a medical laboratory or pharmacy
  • Coordinate care for special populations
  • Fundraise for critical research
  • Plan health promotion campaigns and events
  • Manage strategic plans and budgets for hospital systems
  • Research and guide technology investments
  • Oversee infrastructure improvements and expansion projects
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Get Involved

Don’t miss the fun and fellowship of the Belhaven Future Healthcare Leaders (BFHL) group! It’s a great way to join in community health promotions, professional workshops, recognition awards, and more.

The Fall meeting of Belhaven Future Healthcare Leaders is Monday, October 3rd from 12:00 to 12:50 p.m. in Irby 300 on the main campus.

Contact Dr Susan Duett for meeting times and details.

BFHL is a student chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

Health Administration at Belhaven: What You Need to Know

School of Business: Verified Excellence

Belhaven’s business school is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Why is this important?

Knowing the School of Business is accredited by the IACBE tells you that Belhaven voluntarily holds itself to a set of quality standards and is willing to allow outside business experts come to campus and verify Belhaven is doing what we say we are doing. Belhaven’s commitment to the accreditation process benefits you because it ensures you will be provided a quality education.

Contact Us

Office of Admission

Phone: 601-968-5940

Mailing Address:
1500 Peachtree Street, Box 153
Jackson, MS 39202

For campus visit:
Jimmy Hood Welcome Center
855 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202

Fax: 601-300-2932

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Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13