Healthcare Administration Careers: Take the Lead in Diverse Settings
Lindenwood’s online MHA program will prepare you for success in diverse healthcare administration careers. Designed for practicing healthcare professionals, the online MHA helps you build skills in healthcare law, human resources in healthcare, healthcare analytics, and quality improvement.
- 32% industry growth for healthcare administration careers
- $100,980 median annual salary for medical and health services managers
- More than 133,000 new healthcare administration careers by 2029
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for healthcare management professionals is on the rise. The field is expanding at a rate of 32% and more than 133,000 new healthcare administration careers are expected to be created by 2029.
Medical and Health Services Manager
Medical and health services managers are responsible for managing 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 oversee 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 administration careers for graduates of this program:
- Nursing home administrator
- Hospital 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 Diverse Healthcare Administration Careers
When you complete the online MHA, you will be able to:
- Understand healthcare law from a management perspective.
- Develop an effective strategic plan to manage a healthcare organization in the dynamic industry.
- Demonstrate strong problem-solving and decision-making skills to address ethical issues.
- Use effective management tactics to lead staff members of a medical facility.
- Identify areas of a facility that require improved quality and patient care.
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.
We host four job fairs per year, both on campus and through our partnerships within the Gateway Career Association.
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We can help you begin your job search, make professional connections, and prepare for the job you want.
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