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Healthcare Management Education

Managing patients' health care records and keeping them confidential may be the main duties of a healthcare manager. Government regulations require all patients' medical records to be kept secure. In this role, you may be tasked with learning computer software and technology and keeping this knowledge up-to-date as trends and regulations change. Some healthcare managers may also make business management decisions for day-to-day operations, oversee billing and collection practices, and review patient flow.

Healthcare Management Degree

Healthcare is a diverse industry that may offer opportunities in a host of areas, from nursing to administration. Healthcare managers may be responsible for providing the best experience for patients, while providing the best environment for staff.

1. Financial Stability

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the salary range for healthcare managers is from about $51,280 to $144,880, with a median salary of about $84,270.

You may also enjoy being part of a growing industry. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that between now and 2020, the number of healthcare jobs may increase by more than 22%. Healthcare management degree graduates may expect to have potential job opportunities for many years to come.

2. Industry-Specific Knowledge

The conventional business degree may be a good choice for generalists, but if you want to learn the in's and out's of the complex heathcare industry, you may want to invest your money and time in a targeted degree. The insider's knowledge you acquire may give you an advantage that you may not find in a general business program.

3. Attractive Skill Set

As a student enrolled in a healthcare management degree program, you may expect to acquire a wide range of skills that make you more marketable to employers. Although programs may vary, you may generally expect to learn:

  • Office administration
  • Office management
  • Crisis management
  • Employee relations and communications
  • Patient care issues
  • Accounting
  • Business law
  • Customer service

Learn how you may embark on a new career and study for your healthcare management degree!


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            Healthcare Management
            Platt College , Alhambra
            • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
            • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
            • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
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            Health Services Management (BS)

            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.

            Master's – Healthcare Management
            • Offers MUSE (My Unique Student Experience), a content delivery system that gives students the option to watch, view, read or listen to required course materials.
            • Allows students to complete courses at whatever pace they want.
            • Provides IntelliPath, a proprietary learning technology that lets students learn at their own pace.
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            Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management

            George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 33,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity, and commitment to accessibility.  George Mason University is an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world. 

             

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            MS in Health Administration - Informatics Track

            Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, regionally accredited university. Our national rankings and AACSB accreditation in the Haub School indicate the high quality of our undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs both online and on campus.

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            Master of Health Administration - Health Informatics

            The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs. You can choose one of six degree programs from a selective institution ranked among the top 10 master’s universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

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            MBA in Healthcare
            • Renowned private institution. 230+ degree programs with 10 schools & colleges
            • MSCHE accredited & ranked #56 Best Schools in the Nation US News & World Report
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            • Average class size for graduates is 21 students. Online and on-campus options
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            Master of Health Administration
            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
            • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
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            BS in Health Science

            Building on Purdue's mission to provide greater access to affordable, world-class education, Purdue University Global delivers a fully personalized online experience that's tailored to working adults. By opening the doors to adults who need flexibility to fit learning into their busy lives, we make it possible to achieve a high-quality education from a prestigious university system—completely online.

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            Master of Business Administration - Leadership
            • Boldly pursue your future in business with an online degree from Post University
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