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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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South University, Online Programs

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Savannah
Programs:
  • Healthcare Administration (MBA)
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Healthcare Administration (AMBA)
  • More
Quick Summary: 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.

Grand Canyon University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Phoenix
Programs:
  • M.S. in Health Care Administration
  • Ed. D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration
  • B.S. in Health Care Administration
  • More
Quick Summary: Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!

Capella University

[Online]
Programs:
  • DHA - Health Policy and Advocacy
  • MHA - Health Care Operations
  • DHA - Health Care Leadership
  • More
Quick Summary: As an accredited university with online degree programs in five schools, Capella University is committed to helping you accomplish your goals through a high-caliber educational experience.

Baker College Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Willis
Programs:
  • Health Services Administration - Bachelor
  • Healthcare Management - MBA (Master's)
  • Nursing Administration - Master's
Quick Summary:

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.


Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Washington
Programs:
  • Executive Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
Quick Summary:

Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.


California Intercontinental University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Irvine
Programs:
  • MBA - Healthcare Management and Leadership
  • Doctorate in Healthcare Management and Leadership
Quick Summary: Advance your career with an online degree from California InterContinental University.

California College San Diego

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

The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started


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.


Keiser University Graduate School

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Master in Business Administration - Health Services Administration
Quick Summary:

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 


Platt College

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

Maryville University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Online Master of Business Administration Healthcare Practice Management Concentration
Quick Summary:

Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County.


The George Washington University -Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Washington
Programs:
  • MBA in Healthcare
Quick Summary: Earn a respected online degree from George Washington University.

National Career College

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

Brightwood College

[Campus]
Locations:
  • San Diego
Programs:
  • Health Information Technology
Quick Summary:

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.


Liberty University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Lynchburg
Programs:
  • CERT: Healthcare Management
  • MS in Exercise Science: Community Physical Activity
  • MS in Exercise Science: Clinical
  • More
Quick Summary:

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.


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