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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.

Platt College

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

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.

Trident University International

[Online]
Programs:
  • Health Administration (MSHA)
Quick Summary:

Trident University International provides an exceptional online educational experience for its students – diverse adult learners including current and former members of the military family.


Argosy University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Health Services Management (MS) (Online)
  • Public Health (MPH)
Quick Summary: Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law as well as certificate programs in many areas.

Carrington College California

[Campus]
Programs:
  • AS in Health Care Administration
  • Certificate in Health Care Administration
Quick Summary: Ready for a rewarding career? Start with a certificate or degree from Carrington College California.

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
  • 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.


Baker College Online

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Flint
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Health Services Administration
  • Master of Business Administration - Health Care Management
Quick Summary: Earn a Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master's or Doctorate for less at Baker College Online.

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: 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.

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.


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.


Parker University

[Online]
Programs:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Management
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Management
Quick Summary:

Dallas-based Parker University, formerly known as Parker College of Chiropractic, is one of the world’s leading educators of health care professionals.


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.


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.


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