This degree prepares students to be effective healthcare administrators, whether in hospitals, private practices, pharmaceutical or research organizations, insurance companies, non-profits, or government agencies.
Prepare for high-earning careers in fields like operations, HR, and project management.
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This program prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully meet the needs of a growing healthcare industry. Students explore how healthcare managers, administrators, and executives plan, direct, and coordinate health services for the populations they serve.
Community health worker
$48,960 (48K median)
Health information technologists and medical registrars
$60,360 (60K median)
Healthcare social worker
$61,000 (61K median)
Medical records specialists
$59,060 (59K median)
Explore pressing issues that affect world and community health, with attention to the three major dimensions of health: physical, emotional, and social
Focus on the strategies and methods healthcare organizations use to improve processes, delivery, and outcomes
Explore issues of aging, death, and mortality from a wide variety of perspectives
Examine issues and trends in healthcare policy as well as legal and ethical decision-making in healthcare
Focus on the practical application of human resource management functions, theories, and models in the healthcare setting, with special attention given to effective decision-making and communication
Explore ways in which healthcare data can be used to improve patient outcomes and safeguard public health
Explore the impact of public policy and the business environment on healthcare organizations
Use a variety of sources—including scholarly materials and personal interviews—to obtain information on healthcare topics and use these research findings to write articles or other pieces
Apply management functions, theories, and models in a healthcare setting, with special attention to effective decision-making and communication
Learn medical and biological concepts and terminology needed by nonclinical staff working in a healthcare setting
Focus on the structure and function of the healthcare system in the US
Demonstrate strategic uses of social media for a variety of purposes, such as advertising, marketing, and public relations
Apply the principles of design thinking to address a need in the workplace or community
Use creative problem-solving techniques together with algebra, geometry, and statistics to address real-world challenges
Analyze interpersonal and small-group communication
Focus on the key phases of the marketing process: pre-marketing analysis and research, creation of a marketing plan, and development of a marketing brief
Work closely with others, serving both as team leaders and team members to solve complex problems
Improve the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of professional settings by analyzing how culture shapes interpersonal relations and first-person perspectives
Focus on both the content knowledge and active participation needed for meaningful community and civic engagement, both globally and in the US
Hone the accounting competencies necessary for non-accountants to interpret and evaluate the financial effects of day-to-day management decisions
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