Most healthcare administration professionals work in state, local, or private hospitals. Other environments include ambulatory services, and nursing and residential care facilities. As a professional in healthcare administration, you may be responsible for the following:
CAREER LADDER Download the Healthcare Administration Career Ladder to see the job title progression from Entry Level to Executive/C-level.
11.23% PAY INCREASE On average, the pay increase a typical CSU Global graduate of the Master’s in Healthcare Administration program received one year after earning their degree.
$84,636 ESTIMATED STARTING SALARY According to the BLS, the average annual salary for program managers, clinical directors, and health information management directors is more than $84k.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, PRACTICE MANAGER, REGISTERED NURSE Top three titles as reported by Master’s of Healthcare Administration alumni from CSU Global.
IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE SERVICE DELIVERY.
STAY CURRENT ON NEW HEALTHCARE LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
REPRESENT HEALTHCARE FACILITIES AT INVESTOR MEETINGS.
ORGANIZE HEALTHCARE FACILITY RECORDS AND CREATE WORK SCHEDULES.
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The Master of Healthcare Administration program prepares students for a wide variety of leadership and managerial roles within the healthcare industry. The program incorporates leadership skills, core-competency knowledge, analytical abilities, global perspective, and evidence based management tools needed to effectively and efficiently lead and manage in healthcare organizations in multiple settings. Students gain an increased understanding and awareness of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, healthcare policy, laws, and issues facing the healthcare industry, with an emphasis on the areas of healthcare quality, population health, human resources, financial management, information technology system and operations management, change and innovation, and strategic planning and other core competencies and practices important to managing within a healthcare environment.
From management to problem analysis, policy awareness, and organizational leadership -- your Master’s in Healthcare Administration and Management prepares you for a variety of top positions in healthcare.
* Master’s Plus - Some Master of Healthcare Administration students may also be required to take RES501 as part of their program if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00. In this case, the degree is 39 credits.
** HCM595 is an optional course that will provide students with practical experience in management organizations. This course may not be available in all states; see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies.
When you earn your master's degree through CSU Global, you will customize it with a graduate specialization in a subject that matches your professional goals or personal interests.
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Earning your online master’s degree through CSU Global provides you with more than just the diploma you need to get noticed. With an emphasis on real world concepts and career-relevant skills, you get training and experience along with your credit hours. Additionally, CSU Global strives to make your education as affordable as possible. With our Tuition Guarantee, your tuition rate won’t increase over time! Instead, you’ll enjoy the same low rate for the duration of your enrollment at CSU Global.
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#2 of 15 Best Online Master’s in Healthcare Administration for 2020, Best Health Degrees.
In Best Masters Programs’ Top 10 Online Masters in Healthcare Administration rankings, CSU Global’s Master of Healthcare Administration and Management program was named #4.
In Best College Reviews’ Top 25 Best Master’s in Healthcare Administration Online Degree Programs, CSU Global’s Master of Healthcare Administration and Management program was named #5.
In The Best Schools’ 25 Best Online Master of Healthcare Administration Degree Programs, CSU Global’s Master of Healthcare Administration and Management program was named #6.
“The program I am in is rigorous and requires a lot of critical thinking. Since beginning my master’s program, I feel I have become more articulate and intellectually curious.”
M.S. in Healthcare Administration and Management Student