James Madison University

Program Values

The HSA Program embraces the following values as it carries out its mission:

Student-focused: We are continuously focused on student needs through the use of appropriate and varied teaching methods to meet varied learning styles in order to promote academic achievement.

Rigor: Our program prepares students to be successful professionals through challenging coursework and experiential learning.

Innovation: Our course content and delivery is forward thinking and helps students gain knowledge of current and cutting edge concepts and practices in the field of health services administration in preparation for entry-level careers.

Excellence: We promote the highest quality of teaching through faculty development, assessment and constant improvement.

Collaboration: We embrace collaboration with our stakeholders, and establish meaningful  relationships between our students, with our students, and with health services organizations to create positive, diverse learning experiences as well as value for the organizations.


  • Application deadlines for admission to the Health Services Administration major:

    Spring Admission: September 15th

    Fall Admission: February 15th
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