With a bachelor’s degree in Health Services from Trinity Washington University, you’ll gain skills to uplift your community by promoting the delivery of efficient, quality-driven health care. Our nation’s health care system is complicated, and it takes the right training to understand the interplay of health care policy, finance and health care data to help those in need.

Whether your career takes you to the C-Suite of a large health care organization, or to the street-level, working with individuals, a degree in Health Services from Trinity will prepare you to face any challenge that you’re faced with.

Format: Trinity offers a Health Services degree in daytime classes for women through its College of Arts and Sciences. Alternatively, professional men and women may choose to take this program in an evening and weekend format.

Health Services Skills

  • Become an effective communicator in the field of health care, and tailor your messages to any audience
  • Understand the law, and how it can be harnessed to get the best possible results for people in need in your community
  • Grow into a stand-out leader who gets the results their community needs

Health Services seniors can get a head start on their master’s degree – up to 6 credits (one course per semester) of elective courses will also count towards your Master of Public Health.

Accelerated Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Degree Program

During senior year, health services majors have the unique opportunity to apply to the B.A. in Health Services to the Master of Public Health Program.  The accelerated Master’s program allows select students to complete their undergraduate health services degree while also beginning graduate coursework towards a Master’s degree in public health. Click here to learn more about the accelerated program.

Your Academic Journey in Public Health

The Bachelor of Health Services degree program is part of Trinity’s complete academic program in Public Health, from certificate to an advanced degree.

Learn more about the other programs in this sequence:

PROGRAM QUICK FACTS


Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: B.A.
School: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Professional Studies, School of Nursing and Health Professions
Offered as a Major: Yes
Offered as a Minor: Yes
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With a bachelor’s degree in Health Services from Trinity Washington University, you’ll gain skills to uplift your community by promoting the delivery of efficient, quality-driven health care. Our nation’s health care system is complicated, and it takes the right training to understand the interplay of health care policy, finance and health care data to help those in need.

Whether your career takes you to the C-Suite of a large health care organization, or to the street-level, working with individuals, a degree in Health Services from Trinity will prepare you to face any challenge that you’re faced with.

Format: Trinity offers a Health Services degree in daytime classes for women through its College of Arts and Sciences. Alternatively, professional men and women may choose to take this program in an evening and weekend format.

Health Services Skills

  • Become an effective communicator in the field of health care, and tailor your messages to any audience
  • Understand the law, and how it can be harnessed to get the best possible results for people in need in your community
  • Grow into a stand-out leader who gets the results their community needs

Health Services seniors can get a head start on their master’s degree – up to 6 credits (one course per semester) of elective courses will also count towards your Master of Public Health.

Accelerated Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Degree Program

During senior year, health services majors have the unique opportunity to apply to the B.A. in Health Services to the Master of Public Health Program.  The accelerated Master’s program allows select students to complete their undergraduate health services degree while also beginning graduate coursework towards a Master’s degree in public health. Click here to learn more about the accelerated program.

Your Academic Journey in Public Health

The Bachelor of Health Services degree program is part of Trinity’s complete academic program in Public Health, from certificate to an advanced degree.

Learn more about the other programs in this sequence:

Affordable Tuition

The affordable tuition for the Health Services B.A. degree program in The School of Professional Studies is $590 per credit hour.

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Trinity's Health Services degree prepares future health care leaders to confidently navigate the health care system and enact positive change.

Learn In Demand Skills

  • Prepare to promote delivery of efficient, quality health care
  • Master a foundation in health care systems and policy, finance, and data management
  • Use effective messaging when communicating about a current or emerging health care issue
  • Apply proven solutions to organizational and client issues
  • Demonstrate leadership and critical thinking as evidenced by ethical and legal decision-making

Gain Experience: Recent Internships

  • Managed Care Organizations
  • Research Assistants at local hospitals and County Health Departments
  • Health Educators
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Centers for Aging

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Health Care Management
  • Health Project Management
  • Wellness Center Directorship
  • Health Education
  • Patient Navigator

Featured Health Services B.A. Courses

EXSC 321 Health & Wellness Programming
PEH 121 Nutrition & Wellness
PSYC 262 Psychology of Women
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology
PHIL 251 Bioethics
HPNU 120 Medical Terminology

Being able to have one-on-one interactions with your professor is a plus because you can get the help you need and also have the opportunity to talk to your professor.
Jaquan Tyshay Peace ’19 – Health Services

Discover Your Strength with a Truly Singular Higher Education Experience

Trinity Washington University has been educating national and local leaders for over 120 years.

Discover Empowerment

  • Attend a U.S. Department of Education-designated Predominantly Black Institution and a Minority Serving Institution
  • Graduate with less debt:  Trinity has the lowest private college tuition rate in the Washington D.C. region; 100% of students receive some sort of financial aid, with 80% eligible for Federal Pell Grants
  • Learn leadership skills in Trinity’s inclusive environment: Trinity is a national innovator for gender, racial and social equity in higher education
  • Trinity empowers women leaders to make positive changes for their families, communities, places of work and the larger society
  • Learn to lead with integrity and compassion, justice and equity as a professional and as a citizen leader

Discover Commitment

  • Community: Trinity graduates more D.C. residents than any other private college, making up nearly 60% of the student body. Trinity’s location in the heart of the nation’s capital provides unparalleled internship and research opportunities
  • Care for each and every student: Trinity’s ~4:1 student-to-teacher ratio means students are never just a number
  • Student welfare: Trinity offers low-cost residential and meal plan options and resources for students experiencing serious temporary food insecurity and other life challenges
  • Lifelong learning: Trinity develops the drive to keep learning, to discover and analyze new ideas, to advocate and implement actions that contribute to the common good and support social transformation

Discover Excellence

  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1921
  • Trinity graduates consistently perform above the national average on professional exit exams and certifications
  • Trinity’s award-winning faculty are national and local leaders in their fields, with many highly awarded for research and other publications
  • With opportunities for original research in many programs, Trinity students have been cited as authors in published research and articles

Discover Leadership

Just a few of our notable Health Services graduates:
  • Betel Fantahun '18 –  Recruiter at Student Conservation Association
  • Liya Sereke Berhan '17 – Quality Assurance Specialist at Howard University Hospital
  • Tsedenya Getahun '18 – Operational manager supporting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering