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Thank you for visiting the website of the Department of Health Administration at King Saud University.  Since its establishment, the department has the intent to provide its students with high quality of education and research experience, and contribute to knowledge in the field of health and hospital administration for health care leaders and decision makers. Since its establishment, three decades ago, the department had produced well-trained and qualified graduates in the field of health and hospital administration who currently occupy leading positions in both public and private health institutions. These students were taught and trained by many faculty members who have graduated from very well-recognized universities from different parts of the world such the United States and the United Kingdom. The department has built its programs and curricula based on a review and benchmark of well-recognized programs in different parts of the world and still updating the courses and their descriptions, when appropriate, to cope the advancement in knowledge and research in the area of health services administration.  The Department’s curriculum gives students the opportunity to build their knowledge and understanding of health care issues and research which enables them to make appropriate decision for health care issues. Thank you again for visiting our website and we hope that you find it insightful. Please do not hesitate to provide us with your comments and, at the same time, do not hesitate to contact us for further.

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To be a leading department in the region that produces graduate and qualified leaders in the area of health and hospital administration who can make appropriate health decision making in solving health care issues and problems

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To facilitate health care institutions, in both public and private sectors, with qualified health decision makers who can conduct scientific research and contribute to meet health needs of the population.

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The general objective of the department is to prepare qualified and scientifically trained administrators to organize and manage the rapidly expanding national health services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Specifically, the main objectives of the department are:   1.

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About Us

The Department of Health Administration is one of leading departments in the college of Business Administration at King Saud University and was established to facilitate the Saudi health care system with leaders and well-trained decision makers in the field of health care. The department courses focus on different administrative health issues such as productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, quality, cost containment, and other issues in order to ensure that health care is delivered to the population effectively and solve health issues in the community using the appropriate and scientific approach.
In accordance with the continuous improvements of the Saudi health care system, the department programs and curricula were up-to-date to cope with the demand of health care and to cope with the various health services required by the society. The department programs were updated to ensure that students are equipped with better knowledge in the field of health and hospital administration which lead to better services to the population. It is the intent of department to provide health care facilities, in both public and private sectors, such hospitals, health centers and other health institution with well-trained and educated health care leaders and decision makers.