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Norfolk State University
Allied Health Programs

Allied Health offers a Master of Healthcare Administration; Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Management; a Certificate of Completion in Health Services Management; a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management with a Food Science and Nutrition Concentration (FSN).

Certificate of Health Services Management
The Certificate program is an outgrowth of the Norfolk State University Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Services Management. It comprises of 13 credits.

Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management

 The Health Services Management Program is designed to prepare individuals to enter the administrative side of the health care field as entry-level managers. It is organized around a core of lower level general education courses, a core of business management  taken in the intermediate years, and further generic orientation to the unique managerial processes in the health services indusry in the form of an internship and on the job experiential learning in the last year.

The program is offered fully online.

  • HSM Food Science Nutrition Concentration
    The Food Science and Nutrition Program Concentration is available for students who seek a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management and for students who already have an undergraduate degree and are seeking to complete the FSN Program Concentration requirements. Students who plan to become registered dietitians will be eligible to apply for supervised practice upon completion of the program's requirements. Students who plan to become a nutrition and dietetics technician registered will be eligible to take the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR). The program director issues a verification statement to each student who completes the program requirements.
  • Health Services Management Internship
    The internship course was developed to provide training for Health Services Management senior students and to enrich their academic experiences. The course is a planned and supervised learning experience gained through direct observation and actual practice of administrative responsibilities and processes in a selected health care organization.  

Master of Healthcare Administration - Online
The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Online is designed to educate students to plan, direct, and coordinate the delivery of medical and health services.  The program will prepare students to enter the workforce as healthcare administrators in a cadre of healthcare facilities throughout Virginia and the nation.