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Health and Medical Administrative Services is a degree category that consists of the following common degrees:

  • Healthcare Management

    Satisfaction:

    High

    Avg Grad Salary:

    $51k

    Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Administration

    Satisfaction:

    N/A

    Avg Grad Salary:

    $56k

    Healthcare Administration

    Degree programs in healthcare administration prepare students to manage the business aspects of medical facilities, such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and private practices. These programs provide training in basic medical and health knowledge and terminology, as well as in the clerical tasks of maintaining patient medical records, managing billing, and overseeing staff.

    The typical healthcare administration curriculum includes classes in:

    • Accounting for the Healthcare Sector
    • Healthcare Economics
    • Healthcare Law and Ethics
    • Healthcare Policy
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Long-Term Care and Aging
    • Epidemiology – the science concerned with the spread and control of diseases and viruses
    • Human Resources Management
    • Healthcare Management Information Systems
    • Statistics
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