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Department Chair: Tony Sinay

Department Office: Health and Human Services (HHS) 2, Room 118

Telephone: (562) 985-5694

Faculty: Erlyana Erlyana, Brenda Freshman, Henry O'Lawrence, Grace Reynolds, Tony Sinay, Sandhya Shimoga

Administrative Coordinator: Deby McGill, John Ciulik

Career Possibilities

Provider Relations Director • Clinical Administrator • Financial Analyst • Director of Managed Care • Director of Nursing • Medical Facilities Section Director • Nursing Home Administrator • Medical Records Administrator • Social Welfare Administrator • Emergency Medical Services Coordinator • Public Health Director • Community Organization Director (For more information, see Various entry-level trainee positions in the health care industry are available for graduates of undergraduate program.


The mission of the CSULB Health Care Administration Department is to prepare professionals to manage, lead, and improve a changing health care system. Our graduate and undergraduate programs are designed, and continually strive to improve their efforts, to meet the needs of the dynamic health care system, and to emphasize culturally appropriate patient-centered service delivery systems.

The mission of the undergraduate Health Care Administration Program at California State University Long Beach is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed by entry level health care professionals in an ethnically and culturally diverse community.


Being the highly sought program of choice by students who aspire to meaningful and successful careers in health care mangement.


The HCA Program's values are lifelong learning, research and innovations, collaboration, servant leadership, student centered, applied knowledge, professionalism, and ethical behavior.

The department offers four programs:

  1. Master of Science in Health Care Administration
  2. Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
  3. Master of Science in Health Care Administration-Accelerated Program
  4. Certificate in Health Care Administration


The graduate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Management Education (CAHME) and the undergraduate program is a fully certified member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

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