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
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
- Medical and Health Services Manager
- Administrative Service Manager
- Public Health Manager
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 while Administrative Service Managers earned a median salary of $96,940 in 2019.1
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.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not
offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.