What is Health Care Administration?

The demanding and rewarding field of health care administration focuses on the management of the health care system in a variety of settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, non-profit agencies, physician group practices, and more. If you enjoy the health care industry and the challenges of management, this could be the career path for you.

Students in this program learn to apply computer technology to systems in health care operations and how to use the interpersonal communication skills required to be success in the workplace. They also practice resource management (fiscal, human, and physical) and learn to make legal and ethical decisions. At Terra State, our Health Care Administration students are organized, detail-oriented, have a passion of leadership, and can adapt to change quickly and effectively. Does this describe you?

This program is designed to prepare students to continue their education into a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration while meeting the industry’s desire for professionally educated individuals prepared for a career-oriented associate degree program.

  • 100 % Online Program
  • Flexible and customized scheduling
  • Both full-time and part-time options are available
  • Generous financial aid packages are available, including grants and scholarships
  • Seamless transfer options to Bachelor programs

Career Opportunities

Graduates of a Health Care Administration program can find careers in a variety of settings, including but not limited to hospitals, long-term care facilities, and physical group practices. Learn more about careers as a Medical and Health Services Manager by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Health Information Management
  • Mental Health Program Manager
  • Practice Administrator
  • Program Manager
  • Clinical Director
  • Health Manager

What degree or certificate can I earn?

What style of classes are offered in the Health Care Administration program?

This program can be completed online.

Does Terra State have degree transfer options for other programs?

Click here to see Terra State’s other Degree Transfer Options

Meet our Health Care Administration faculty

Our Health Care Administration faculty are happy to answer any questions you have about the program.

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