Health Care Leadership

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job prospects for medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average job growth rate.*

Valparaiso University’s Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership (HCL) will prepare leaders with the skills required to meet the evolving demands of a dynamic health care landscape.

IF THESE SKILLS ARE CALLING THE LEADER INSIDE OF YOU:
  • A willingness to make decisions and take responsibility for the outcome
  • A desire to coach, coordinate, and evaluate
  • The ability to lead, motivate, and inspire others
HEALTH CARE LEADERSHIP IS THE DEGREE FOR YOU!

Students also have the opportunity to begin early-entry graduate studies during their senior year. In one additional year, students can complete their Master’s in Health Administration (MHA).

*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm

CONTACT

Dr. Phrosini Samis-Smith
Health Care Leadership and Health Science Program Director
Assistant Professor
Email: phrosini.samissmith@valpo.edu
Phone: 219.464.5295

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Health Care Leadership Supports Firsthand Learning

Connor Carmichael details his experience in the Health Care Leadership program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. The program offered Connor the opportunity to see firsthand the importance of strategic planning in health care, and led him to find his passion.

“I think it’s important to gain that hands-on knowledge because some stuff you can’t teach in a classroom.”