Executive Certificate in Health Administration: Career Outlook
Make an immediate impact in a growing healthcare industry.
Today’s healthcare administration industry needs leaders with specialized skills to manage patient data and shifting technology systems. Leadership and ethical decision-making in this rapidly changing landscape are in great demand.
- 18% projected growth for health services management positions from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average occupational growth rate1
- $99,730 median annual salary for medical and health services managers1
- $62,276 median annual salary for health information managers2
This certificate will give you the core business and administration tools, methods and strategies you need to start making a difference in the healthcare industry.
You can also choose to put your credits toward the full Master of Health Administration to take your education even further.
Medical and Health Services Manager:
In this position, you would work closely with healthcare professionals to plan and adapt health services for a specific department or a medical practice. You may also be responsible for records, budgets, and managing other administrative staff.1
As a healthcare recruiter, you would be responsible for finding and employing talented professionals in the health field. This position would also require you to use strong communication skills, have an excellent judgement of character, and conduct thorough job interviews.3
Additional roles for those who hold the Executive Certificate in Health Administration include:
- Case Manager
- Hospital Director
- Healthcare Executive
- Central Services Representative
- Quality Assurance Leader
- Healthcare Coordinator
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Program Outcomes: Move Healthcare Administration Forward
When you complete this certificate program, you will be able to:
- Apply the necessary skills, competencies, and values needed for financial decision making, managerial leadership, and healthcare administration.
- Tackle important challenges of public health policy.
- Understand the quality control activities of healthcare and align service practices with legal, ethical, and financial standards.
- Create new ways of thinking about healthcare organizations and how to manage them.
- Identify the special problems of high-risk populations and health system responses.
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- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Medical and Health Services Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved November 3, 2019, from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.
- Burning Glass Technologies: Labor Insight™. Retrieved November 3, 2019.
- Payscale (2019 December 29). Healthcare Recruiter Salary. Retrieved on January 8, 2020, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Healthcare_Recruiter/Salary