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What Can You do With a Graduate Degree in Healthcare Administration?

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The Masters of Health Care Administration makes it easier than ever for you to obtain the expertise you need to succeed. You'll graduate ready to excel, whether you:

  • Manage a small private medical practice
  • Manage a hospital department
  • Manage a specialty clinic
  • Manage a nursing home
  • Manage an HMO

You will know the practical techniques that are essential to day-to-day health care administration…from budgeting to staffing…patient security issues to managed care…disease control to insurance regulations

  • Managers of patient safety
  • Emergency medical services (EMS) administrators
  • Public Health Planners
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Physician Assistant
  • Medical Information Technician
  • Hospice Administrator
  • Respiration (Inhalation) Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist 
  • Responsibilities of health care administrators vary widely. Some tasks may include: streamlining patient flow; developing a strategic hiring plan; optimizing information technology; performing a budget analysis; resolving personnel conflicts; maintaining workplace safety; addressing confidentiality issues; increasing organizational efficiency; and much more.
  • Mental health facilities administrator
  • Home health agencies manager
  • Long-term care facilities director
  • Managed care organizations
  • Public health departments coordinator
  • Hospice organizations manager
  • Emergency clinics supervisor
  • Director of Hospital Marketing
  • Director of Hospital Fund-Raising and Development
  • Director of Hospital Public Relations
  • Hospital/Managed Care Administrator

Places of Employment:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Rehab centers
  • Government agencies
  • Mental health facilities
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Hospice organizations
  • Emergency clinics
  • Public health departments
  • Substance Abuse Centers
  • Peace Corps/Vista
  • National Institute of Health
  • State Departments of Health
  • Center for Disease Control
  • Insurance companies
  • Nursing Homes
  • HMO organizations
  • Education institutions
  • Home health agencies
  • Managed care organizations
  • General & specialty group medical practices
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Kennedy Krieger Children's Hospital

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