Healthcare Management Career Path: Tools for a Dynamic Industry
Lindenwood’s online health management degree is taught by industry experts who are committed to helping you achieve your goals as a leader. As you prepare for the healthcare management career path of your choice, you’ll gain advanced skills in healthcare finance, legal issues of the field, global healthcare reform, and more.
- 32% industry growth rate
- 133,200 new positions for healthcare leaders by 2029
- $100,980 median annual salary for medical and health services managers
The need for healthcare leaders is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this field is expanding by 32% and more than 133,000 new positions will be created for medical and health services managers alone by 2029.
Medical and Health Services Manager
Medical and health services managers oversee a healthcare facility and the services it provides. They are responsible for ensuring each service abides by current healthcare laws and quality care is provided to each patient.
Administrative Services Manager
Administrative services managers ensure that staff members of an office or facility have the resources they need to conduct their work. They perform administrative tasks to ensure they are being done properly and are responsible for ordering supplies and scheduling maintenance services when necessary.
Career and salary information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Additional healthcare management career paths:
- Hospital administrator
- Nursing home administrator
- Healthcare administrator
As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.
Program Outcomes: Skills for Your Healthcare Management Career Path
When you complete the online healthcare management degree, you will be able to:
- Exhibit ethical decision-making skills for effectively managing a healthcare organization.
- Understand the various aspects of healthcare law, including its issues, regulations, and guidelines.
- Demonstrate knowledge in the dynamics of the U.S. healthcare system and its impact on the nation’s and world’s economy.
- Execute effective management techniques in diverse professional healthcare settings.
- Ensure quality patient care is being administered by all medical professionals in your facility.
Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.
Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.
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