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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.

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

Healthcare Recruiter:


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:

Scranton Career Support

Whether you’re just starting out or advancing in your field, the Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development is here to support you.

Both before and after you graduate, our experienced advisors can help you build your career and find opportunities that suit your unique skills and talents.

Let’s work together to ensure your success. We can’t wait to get to know you.

Global Network

Join a network of more than 45,000 accomplished Scranton alumni, who live across the nation and in more than 20 countries around the world.


Take advantage of Firsthand (formerly Vault), a comprehensive resource for all career planning purposes.

Job Search Advice

Receive help with your résumé, cover letter or online profile, and practice meeting with potential employers using Big Interview, an online interview preparation tool.


Get exclusive access to Handshake, our online recruiting platform, and connect with new jobs, career fairs, recruitment activities, skill-building workshops and more.


  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Medical and Health Services Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved November 3, 2019, from
  2. Burning Glass Technologies: Labor Insight™. Retrieved November 3, 2019.
  3. Payscale (2019 December 29). Healthcare Recruiter Salary. Retrieved on January 8, 2020, from