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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.

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.

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.


The University of Liverpool

[Online]
Programs:
  • MSc in International Management (Management of Health Systems)
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health (Management of Health Systems)
  • More
Quick Summary: Want to study at a UK university without leaving your house? The University of Liverpool offers online Masters and Doctoral programmes.

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.

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.


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.

American InterContinental University Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Schaumburg
Programs:
  • Master's - Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor's of Business Administration in 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.


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.


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.


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.

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.


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.


Colorado State University-Global Campus

[Online]
Programs:
  • Master - Healthcare Administration and Management
  • BS - Healthcare Administration and Management
Quick Summary: Pursue your degree with Colorado State University Global Campus.

West Coast University

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

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