Healthcare Leadership, B.A.

Interested in a Health Services Leadership Position?

Health service managers can find jobs in a wide range of settings, from managing a doctor’s office, physical therapy clinics, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery centers, or dental office management, to working within large hospital institutions overseeing specific departments such as cardiology, security or even supply storerooms, to name a few.

Lewis University is the perfect place to prepare you to be one of these leaders, with cutting-edge coursework that applies values-centered leadership models to real-life case simulations, including:
  • Trends in global healthcare systems and healthcare reform
  • Strategic planning and administration best practices
  • Adaptive communication styles across audience types and organizational lines
  • Healthcare business and financial methodologies
  • Team-building, negotiation, motivation and conflict management techniques
  • Ethical decision-making unique to healthcare
Small class sizes. One-on-one attention.
Our compassionate faculty comes from all over the healthcare industry, so you will learn from a wide range of experiences and expertise in the classroom. Plus, we partner you with a leadership mentor - a professional within a major healthcare organization, in order to receive invaluable real-world expertise and practical networking advice from a working leader in your future field.

Market Demand
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Health Service Managers have a job outlook growth of 17% by the year 2024.

Start customizing your Healthcare Leadership program curriculum.

And if you would like to talk through your options or have any other questions, contact an Adult Undergraduate Admission Advisor at or call (815) 836-5250.

Student Talk

  • Healthcare Leadership; Healthcare Administration; Healthcare Management Tijuanna Davis

    "Designed for working adults like me, Lewis' Healthcare Leadership program helped me accomplish a personal goal while providing for my family."

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