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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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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.

King University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
Quick Summary:

King University is a comprehensive university that offers more than 80 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in numerous fields. Degrees are taught on-campus and online by the same faculty and with the same high quality standards in mind.


Liberty University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Lynchburg
Programs:
  • CERT: Healthcare Management
  • Master of Public Health Global Health
Quick Summary:

With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.


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.


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: Earn a respected bachelor's degree, master's degree, or Ph.D. online at Walden University.

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.


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.


American InterContinental University Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Schaumburg
Programs:
  • Bachelor's of Business Administration in Healthcare Management
  • MBA - Healthcare Administration
  • Master's - Healthcare Management
  • More
Quick Summary:

You’re serious about success. 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.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.


West Coast University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • MS in Healthcare Management
Quick Summary: West Coast University can help prepare you for a rewarding health care career.

Grantham University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Kansas City
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Health Systems Management
  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • More
Quick Summary: Earn your degree online, at the times and places that best fit your schedule.

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.

Westwood College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Business Administration: Major in Healthcare Management (B)
Quick Summary: Westwood College is dedicated to preparing students with the knowledge, skills and training needed for meaningful employment. Through education, we create opportunities, change lives and impact futures.

Brandman University

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

California College San Diego

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

The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

 

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.


Florida Tech University Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Tampa
Programs:
  • MBA Healthcare Management
  • Mini MBA Certificate/Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Healthcare Management
  • More
Quick Summary: Thanks to Florida Tech offering intensive degree programs 100% online, students located all over the world have the opportunity to access the same world-class education as those who attend classes on the main campus in Melbourne, Florida.

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