Health Administration

Provided through Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The major in health administration (501) prepares students for professional careers in health administration by providing broad training in healthcare management, operations, marketing, finance and more. Health care administration is one of the fastest growing fields offering a variety of career choices from hospital administration to long-term care management to pharmaceuticals and insurance.

Transferring from
Atlantic Cape

Potential Career Paths

Students with a degree in Health Administration can pursue a variety of opportunities in the Health Care industry–including, but not limited to, hospital administration, health insurance administration, health office management, and more!

Admissions Requirements

There is no minimum GPA needed in order to apply, however, a 2.5 or higher GPA is recommended to be competitive for admission.  Students who have completed an associate’s degree and required prerequisite courses at a regionally accredited community college are eligible to apply.  It is strongly recommended to meet with a Rutgers staff member to review required prerequisite courses.

Transferring Credits

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will transfer a maximum of 60 credits from an NJ county college to a Rutgers degree program for those students who have completed an A.A., A.S., A.A.S. degree. Please visit the NJ Transfer website at to review the Recommended Transfer Program (RTP) for any undergraduate major at Rutgers. Students may transfer up to 90 credits from both a 2-year and a 4-year institution combined.

Ready to Apply?

We highly recommend contacting an advisor to help guide you through the application process.