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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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            AAS/AOS Hospitality Management - Restaurant & Hotel Services
            • Several campuses are designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media.
            • Scholarships and other financial aid opportunities are available for students who qualify.
            • Day, evening, and online classes are available for flexible schedule options.
            • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
            • Founded 160 years ago, it is one of America’s premier private career colleges.
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            Berkeley College , Little Falls
            • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2018 by the U.S. News & World Report.
            • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
            • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
            • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
            • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
            • Over $45 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2017-2018 award year.
            • 7,000+ students, including more than 350 international students representing over 50 countries
            • 3,000+ students took at least one online class in fall 2017
            • Berkeley College named a "Best of the Best" by U.S. Veterans Magazine; 2014-2015, 2017-2018
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            Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (MBAHCML)
            • An online education institution dedicated to the study of Business Administration and Management.
            • Provides guidance and support for each student from their first course to graduation and beyond through its Academic Mentoring program.
            • Accepts transfer credits from accredited colleges and universities based on a course-by-course evaluation.
            • Offers flexible payment plans designed to help students find the best options for their specific needs including scholarships, fellowships, and employer-sponsored tuition.
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            Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
            • Its Fast Track program enables qualified students to save up to 30% on tuition and graduate up to 30% faster.
            • Several CTU degree programs are ranked by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Programs in 2017. 
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            Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management
            Founded in 1946 by Mr. R.G. LeTourneau, LeTourneau University is private, nondenominational Christian university offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the College of Engineering, Business and Technology; the College of Aviation & Aeronautical Science; the College of College of Education, Arts and Sciences; and the College of Health Sciences & Professional Studies. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online, allowing you to earn your degree without having to relocate. LeTourneau strives to engage learners, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and to serve the local and global community. LeTourneau University has also recently been ranked one of the top 100 Online Colleges for 2017 by TheBestSchools.org.
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            Post Graduate Certificate - Health Care Management

            Brenau Adult and Graduate Studies: Designed with You in Mind

            Our online learning format is designed to help you successfully complete a professionally tailored degree or certificate, and still find a healthy balance between work and home life.

            At Brenau, “Be More” isn’t just a tagline, it’s a promise to yourself to reach your full potential in life and in your career. We help you do this with online programs that virtually surround you with instructors, staff and fellow students who encourage you to grow into the best “who” you can be – all on your schedule.

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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 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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            MBA - Health Care Management

            Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

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            Master in Business Administration - Health Services Administration

            Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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