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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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Ultimate Medical Academy Online

[Online]
Programs:
  • A.S. - Health & Human Services
  • A.S. - Healthcare Management
  • A.S. - Health Sciences - Medical Administrative Assistant
Quick Summary:

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.


American InterContinental University Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Schaumburg
Programs:
  • Master's – Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.
  • Bachelor's (BBA) - Healthcare Management
  • More
Quick Summary: With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

Grand Canyon University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Phoenix
Programs:
  • M.S. in Health Care Administration
  • B.S. in Health Care Administration
  • M.B.A.: Health Systems Management
  • 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.


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.

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org.


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.

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.

Northcentral University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Care Administration - MBA
  • Health Care Administration - PhD in Bus. Admin.
  • Health Care Administration - D.B.A.
Quick Summary:

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.


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.


Florida Tech University Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Tampa
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Healthcare Management
  • Associate of Arts in Healthcare Management
  • MBA Healthcare Management
  • More
Quick Summary:

Earn Your Degree from U.S. News & World Report-Ranked Florida Tech – 100% Online.  


Walden University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Ph.D. in Health Services - Leadership
  • Ph.D. in Health Services- Health Care Administration
  • Ph.D. in Health Services - Self-Designed
  • More
Quick Summary:

Impact your world with a degree from Walden. Start today!


Keiser University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Services Administration, BA (Online Only)
  • Health Services Administration, AA
  • Health Services Administration, AA (Online)
Quick Summary: For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education.

University of Southern California

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Los Angeles
Programs:
  • Online Executive Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
Quick Summary:

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.


Lasell College

[Online]
Programs:
  • MS Management - Elder Care Management
Quick Summary: Study online with Lasell College.

National Career College

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Van Nuys
Programs:
  • Medical Healthcare Administration Program
Quick Summary: Choosing a school and a new career path can be a very overwhelming process.

California College San Diego

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Healthcare Administration (BS)
  • Health Services Management (BS)
  • Health Information Management (BS)
Quick Summary:

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Congratulations! Your interest in California College San Diego is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.


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