Beacom School of Business Health Services Administration

HSAD Careers

Graduates of the Beacom School of Business have been putting their health services administration skills to work in places like: Care Initiatives, Good Samaritan Centers, Beverly Enterprises, Mercy Medical Center, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Care, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, South Dakota Department of Health, DAKOTACARE, Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sanford Health System, South Dakota Human Services Center, Madison Lutheran Home, and Indian Health Service.

For a student interested in the business aspect of healthcare, there are several options available for employment. These business professionals serve as the foundation of a healthcare facility.

Careers for HSAD Majors
  • Clinic Administrator
  • Congregate Living Facility Administrator
  • Emergency Medical Services Program Director
  • Health Care Marketing Specialist
  • Health Information and Referral Specialist
  • Health Insurance/HMO Advocate/Agent
  • Health Program Evaluator
  • Health Service Administrator
  • Home Health Agency Director
  • Homeless Programs Coordinator
  • Hospice Director
  • Hospital Administrative Assistant
  • Hospital Business Office Manager
  • Hospital Contract Analyst
  • Hospital Patient Admissions Manager
  • Hospital Personnel Director
  • Hospital Safety Coordinator
  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Director
  • Managed Care Negotiator
  • Medical Equipment Sales Representative
  • Medical Group Manager
  • Medicare Billing Specialist
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Patient Accounts Representative
  • Public Health Analyst
  • Public Health Inspector
  • Public Health Investigator
  • Respite Care Director
  • Retirement Community Assistant Administrator
  • Volunteer Services Coordinator


This list is not inclusive of all possibilities.

The Beacom School of Business Employment Services Center and the USD Academic & Career Planning Center assist students in:

  • Identifying fulfilling careers and engaging majors
  • Obtaining competitive internships and employment
  • Marketing themselves in resumes and cover letters