The healthcare arena is experiencing a growing trend in the use of smaller healthcare facilities. These entities require managers trained in business skills, healthcare policy, and procedure.

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Become a Leader

The Healthcare Administration major is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the administration and management of smaller healthcare facilities, including urgent care centers, ambulatory surgery centers, long-term care facilities, doctors' offices, hospital departments, and health insurance companies. This degree also prepares students to enter a master's-level program in Healthcare Administration, Hospital Administration, or Business Administration.

Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Healthcare Administration have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

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Hospital Administrator

Hospital administrators help hospitals manage the complexities of the organization and operations to ensure the organization is running safely, efficiently, and profitably.

Urgent Care Practice Manager

Urgent care managers manage the complexities of the organization and operations to ensure the organization is running safely, efficiently, and profitably.

Assistant Administrator

Assistant administrators support healthcare administrators as they manage the complexity of the organization and operations in order to ensure the organization is running safely, efficiently, and profitably.

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Getting started in this degree

Students will complete 39 credits of major-specific courses which can be found in the course catalog for this degree. To find out if Healthcare Administration is right for you, take the following classes first:

  • HS 285Hospital and Health Administration

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