Healthcare, Medical & Nursing - Healthcare Management and Administration
If you're searching for a stable career and are interested in providing the most efficient, comprehensive, and high-quality healthcare to people, a degree in Healthcare Management and Administration could be just what the doctor ordered.
Types of Degrees
Healthcare Management and Administration students usually pursue a bachelor's degree (4 years), master's degree (6-7 years), and in some cases, doctorate degree (8+ years). Post-graduation, people with bachelor's degrees typically land entry-level positions in healthcare administration while those with higher degrees of education go on to management and leadership positions for healthcare providers and/or healthcare-related government institutions.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Healthcare Management and Administration Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Healthcare Management and Administration include:
- Medical and Health Services Manager
- Administrative Service Manager
- Public Health Manager
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a Medical and Health Services Manager was $100,980 in 2019 (1) while Administrative Service Managers earned a median salary of $96,940 in 2019. (2)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.