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Healthcare Administration Schools and Training Programs

As with any type of business, the business of medical care requires trained management personnel. Health services and health care managers are responsible for planning and coordinating healthcare delivery. Some health care administrators are specialists, supervising a specific practice area or department, while others are generalists, responsible for an entire health care facility.

Health Care Administration and Management Careers

Health care administrators face unique challenges due to the changing nature of patient care, and the expected increase in the need for health care services when baby boomers retire. Health care delivery is affected by numerous regulatory concerns that must be addressed. Managers are under constant pressure to hold down costs, and must work to improve efficiency and increasingly rely on techniques such as managed care and outpatient services.

Healthcare managers have to be good decision makers. They frequently have responsibility for a physical plant with expensive, specialized equipment, and hundreds or thousands of employees. An understanding of finance, information systems, human relationships and leadership skills is essential to a successful career.

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Campus and Online Healthcare Administration Schools

 
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Capella University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Minneapolis
Programs:
  • MHA - Health Care Operations
  • DrPH - Health Advocacy and Leadership
  • DHA - Health Care Leadership
  • More
Quick Summary:

Capella provides a flexible online learning environment designed for working adults who want to advance in their profession.


University of Phoenix

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Master of Health Administration/Sustainability Management
  • AA in Health Administration
  • Master of Health Administration - Sustainability Management
  • More
Quick Summary: At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

Tiffin University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Tiffin
Programs:
  • Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Administration
Quick Summary: Founded in 1888, Tiffin University is proud to offer a personal and practical education for motivated, professionally focused students who want real-world experiences and results.

Brandman University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Certificate in Health Administration
  • MBA in Business Administration (Health Administration)
Quick Summary: Take a new step in your education with Brandman University.

Grand Canyon University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Phoenix
Programs:
  • M.S. in Health Care Administration
  • M.B.A.: Health Systems Management
  • M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
  • More
Quick Summary:

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.


Carrington College California

[Campus]
Programs:
  • AS in Health Care Administration
  • Certificate in Health Care Administration
Quick Summary: Ready for a rewarding career? Start with a certificate or degree from Carrington College California.

Argosy University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Phoenix
Programs:
  • Health Services Management (MS) (Online)
Quick Summary: Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law as well as certificate programs in many areas.

South University, Online Programs

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Savannah
Programs:
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Healthcare Administration (MBA)
  • Specialization in Nurse Administrator (MSN)
  • More
Quick Summary:

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.


Platt College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Healthcare Management
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
Quick Summary: Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

Pima Medical Institute

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Chula Vista
Programs:
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
Quick Summary:

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.


Keiser University Graduate School

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Services Management, Graduate Business Certificate
Quick Summary:

Grow, lead, succeed - with an online graduate degree
Keiser University Graduate School provides student-centered, quality career education that enables you to make an immediate contribution to your profession.


DeVry University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Graduate Certificate-Health Services Management
Quick Summary: Make a difference with a graduate degree from DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management.

Ohio Christian University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Healthcare Management
Quick Summary: Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

Kaplan University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • BS in Health Science
  • BS in Health Care Administration
  • Master of Health Information Management
  • More
Quick Summary:

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.


Trident University International

[Online]
Programs:
  • Health Administration (MSHA)
Quick Summary:

Trident University International provides an exceptional online educational experience for its students – diverse adult learners including current and former members of the military family.


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