Healthcare Leadership, BA

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.

Beginning in fall 2018, students will have an opportunity to complete their coursework in a fully online format.

Market Demand

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


For more information contact the Office of Admission at or call (815)836-5250.