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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration Degree

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Whether you see yourself working in a large hospital, a small clinic or somewhere in between, healthcare administration jobs abound for professionals with the right skills and credentials. Employment of medical and health services managers, for example, is expected to grow by 22 percent through 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That’s much faster than the average for all occupations, due largely to an aging population that remains active later in life. Growth is not limited to traditional providers. As medical technologies improve, many services traditionally available in hospitals will shift to the offices of health practitioners, providing additional opportunities for those who can organize and manage medical information and staffs. Whatever your goals, New England College’s healthcare administration bachelor’s degree is a great way to prepare yourself for a rewarding healthcare career. 

What You’ll Learn

  • How to manage short-term healthcare goals and long-term strategy
  • Impact of social, political and economic factors in the evolution of public health
  • How cultural competency affects quality of care and organization management
  • Techniques for processing and presenting statistics in areas of healthcare administration such as clinical practice and business applications
  • Managing patient care and services through effective documentation, team building and communication
  • Proven ways to maximize customer/client value and organizational competitive advantage
  • Managing health informatics including patient record content, filing procedures and hospital and medical staff organization

Benefits of Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration

  • Understand current organizational theory and apply it to contemporary healthcare issues
  • Identify leadership qualities unique to the healthcare professional and show how to apply them in supervisory and managerial situations
  • Recognize current public and community health issues and their impact on healthcare leaders
  • Understand contemporary financial management and economic issues in healthcare; recognize and apply analytical tools to relevant problems
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and communication skills by applying leadership concepts in an investigative research project

Careers You May Consider with a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration