Healthcare careers are in-demand, and the projected growth continues to trend upward beyond other occupational fields. Regional facilities—rehab centers, urgent care locations, outpatient centers—are constantly expanding or opening to meet the demands. These health care facilities need skilled professionals to lead and manage operations.
As a health care administrator, you’ll handle intricate details of patient care from the inside out. You’ll work with office and medical staff alike to effectively and efficiently run a health care facility or organization. Whether you want to work in a health care facility, a medical supply company, or at an insurance provider, you must be able to adapt to changes in health care laws, regulations, and ever-evolving technology.
An associate degree in Health Care Administration from the Elizabethtown College School of Graduate and Professional Studies will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to excel in various health care administration careers.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to
- analyze the roles and functions of health care administration.
- utilize the theory and skills of health care management and leadership in health care.
- discuss how health care industry regulations and laws relate to professional practice.
- evaluate how to make decisions in an ethical, legal and socially responsible manner.
- utilize critical thinking within the health care setting.
- examine how technology can be used to inform decision making that supports quality health care.
The Health Care Adminstration A.S. program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.