Health Services Management Careers

Many graduates decide to pursue careers in hospitals or large health care systems. Whether they end up in a smaller rural hospital or a large state-wide or national health system, each graduate finds a way to impact the experience of the patients they serve. Graduates often get their start in a patient services, community outreach, or revenue cycle role.

Students who plan to work their way into the top leadership roles in a hospital or large health system are encouraged to consider the appropriate graduate degree to fit their aspirations. If this is a goal for you, you may want to look into our accelerated Master in Health Administration program

Employers of Recent Graduates:

  • Ascension Health
  • IU Health
  • Franciscan Alliance
  • St. Vincent Health
  • Community Health Network
  • Hendricks Regional Hospital
  • Hancock Regional Hospital


Job Titles of Recent Graduates:

  • Community Outreach Associate
  • Patient Experience Specialist
  • Patient Services Representative
  • Patient Access Specialist
  • Physician Recruiter
  • Patient Account Representative
  • Patient Access Representative
  • Insurance Verification Representative
  • Billing and Reimbursement Associate
  • Clinic Services Specialist
  • Department Secretary
  • Care Coordinator

Insurance is a major component of the US healthcare system. It should be no surprise then that graduates of the Health Services Management program go on to work in this vital part of the larger healthcare sector. While some pursue roles in sales, many move into provider facing roles where they can use their background to interact with physicians and office managers.

Employers of Recent Graduates:

  • Anthem
  • Banker’s Life Insurance
  • Innovista Health
  • Humana
  • IU Health Plans


Job Titles of Recent Graduates:

  • Account Services Representative
  • Provider Relations Specialist
  • Sales Agent
  • Member Services Specialist

Think about your doctor’s office or dentist’s office growing up. Whether it was a small, one or two physician shop or a large practice with many clinicians, there were individuals running the operations of that office while the clinician administered care. This outpatient side of the healthcare sector offers many career opportunities for graduates.

Employers of Recent Graduates:

  • IU Health Physicians
  • JWM Neurology
  • Primaria Health
  • Senior Check-In
  • Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine
  • QuadMed
  • Immediadent
  • Surgical Care Affiliates
  • Franciscan Physician Network
  • ATI Physical Therapy


Job Titles of Recent Graduates:

  • Office Manager
  • Clinic Services Specialist
  • Practice Operations Assistant
  • Scheduler
  • Documentation Specialist
  • Patient Care Coordinator
  • Office Administrator

Good healthcare requires a wide variety of services, devices and pharmaceuticals to function. For that reason, graduates are able to pursue a wide range of roles in these non-clinical settings.

Employers of Recent Graduates:

  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Roche
  • Express Scripts
  • Coram CVS


Job Titles of Recent Graduates:

  • Solutions Development Analyst
  • Customer Care Specialist
  • Project Coordinator
  • Account Services Specialist
  • Human Resources Specialist

Long-term care refers to the range of supports and services, both medical and non-medical, an individual who is suffering with a chronic illness or disability may need over a long period of time. While nursing homes are the most commonly thought of long-term care setting, long-term care also refers to rehabilitation centers, home health services, hospice, and assisted living communities.

Employers of Recent Graduates:

  • CarDon
  • American Senior Communities
  • Grace at Home
  • Greenwood Village South Senior Living Community
  • Home Helpers Homecare
  • Millers Health Systems
  • America Homecare of Indiana


Job Titles of Recent Graduates:

  • Director
  • Program Manager
  • Admissions Assistant
  • Rehab Director
  • Patient Care Coordinator
  • Marketing and Sales Coordinator
  • Personnel Coordinator
  • Administrator in Training
  • Director of Support Services
  • Scheduling Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Some graduates are passionate about a health-related cause and want to work directly with a particular population or issue. For these graduates, the world of non-profits is an ideal one.

Employers of Recent Graduates:

  • Damar Services Inc.
  • American Cancer Society
  • Cancer Support Services


Job Titles of Recent Graduates:

  • Office Manager
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Associate Director of Development
  • Program Specialist
  • Program Coordinator
  • Event Coordinator

Graduates also venture beyond the traditional healthcare sector. Some go on to pursue careers in human resources or marketing in corporate environments. Others decide to pursue careers in corporate health and wellness settings where they work to ensure the health and well-being of employees in large corporations.

Other graduates go on to work in state or federal government roles. Health Services Management graduates can be found in county health departments, state departments of health and state departments of family services.

Employers of Recent Graduates:
  • Indiana State Department of Health
  • Ripley County Health Department
  • Dedicated Nursing Associates
  • Brooks Life Science
  • Indiana Department of Child Services

Job Titles of Recent Graduates:

  • Accreditation Coordinator
  • Recruiter
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Continuous Improvement Specialist
  • Family Case Manager

Alumni Career Profiles

We've asked several Health Services Management alumni to share the career opportunities they have had since graduating. Browse our alumni career profiles to see what possibilities a degree in Health Services Management can offer.

Alumni Career Profiles