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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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Santa Barbara Business College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Science Healthcare Administration
Quick Summary: Study online or on campus with Santa Barbara Business College.

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.

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.


California College San Diego

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Healthcare Administration (BS)
  • Health Services Management (BS)
  • Nursing Administration (BS) (RN req.)
  • 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:
  • 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.  


Carrington College

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Care Administration
Quick Summary:

Welcome to Carrington College - The Starting Point for Health Care Careers.


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.

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.


University of Cincinnati Online

[Online]
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Quick Summary: Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

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:

Grantham University's 100% accredited online degrees are convenient, portable and designed so you can fit education into your life instead of arranging life around your education.


Platt College

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

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.


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.


Pima Medical Institute

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

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.


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.


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