Major ID: 395S
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer
The healthcare administration program is an interdisciplinary program that incorporates business and health information management education and practices designed to create a comprehensive healthcare leader. Learners will participate in focused instruction within management, health information management, legal and ethical aspects, statistics, and technology; which will afford employment opportunities in various healthcare leadership capacities.
Students will acquire knowledge and skills in communicative strategy, critical thinking, transformative management, and collaborative teambuilding propensities throughout various course(s) within the healthcare administration program.
Candidates considering this field should prepare for high-level decision-making, comprehensive analysis, complex communications, and the ability to lead and manage others.
Healthcare administrators and leaders enjoy salaries in the top bracket of healthcare professionals. Graduates may anticipate supervisory and management roles. **Graduates of this program may choose to continue their education at a four-year institution in Healthcare Administration or a related field.
The healthcare administrator or leader may work in a physician’s office, surgery center, specialty clinic, hospital, insurance company, government agency, community health setting, research foundation, long-term care facility, dental office, consulting firm, rehabilitation center or other health care facility.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Medical and Health Services Managers are anticipated to increase by +/- 32% between 2019 to 2029 (www.bls. gov).
- Graduates will apply basic medical sciences in accordance to the profession.
- Graduates will demonstrate documentation and health information practices.
- Graduates will demonstrate use of office and healthcare-based software applications.
- Graduates will apply administrative and management-based practices.
- Graduates will comply with healthcare regulatory guidelines.
This program can be completed by using a combination of online, day, evening, and Saturday courses. Part-time and full-time options are available.
Saint Paul College has transfer agreements & partnerships between many post-secondary institutions. For more information please go to saintpaul.edu/Transfer.