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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.

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.


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.

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.

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.


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.


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.

West Coast University

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Master of Health Administration
Quick Summary:

Advance your career. 100% Focused on Health Sciences.


George Washington University

[Campus]
Locations:
  • Washington
Programs:
  • Executive Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
Quick Summary: The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) is now offering MPH@GW, an online Master of Public Health (MPH). With classes developed and delivered by GW's world-class faculty, MPH@GW features the same rigorous academics and selective admission criteria as on-campus MPH programs offered by SPHHS.

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.


Colorado Technical University Online

[Campus]
Programs:
  • Associate of Science in Health Administration Services
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
  • Doctor of Management - Healthcare Management and Leadership
  • More
Quick Summary:

A degree from CTU can connect you to what matters most: powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree you hit the ground sprinting. Are you in?


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.


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.

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.

Pima Medical Institute

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

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.


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