To date, we’ve asked 67 current and past health and medical administrative services students about their happiness with their degree. Turns out, they rate it above average.

Your major should make you feel excited to put the knowledge and skills you learn to work.

To help you reach the decision that is right for you, we asked students who have pursued a health and medical administrative services degree to respond to questions concerning five dimensions of the educational track they chose:

  • Course material: Were they interested in the material they learned?
  • Intellectual fulfillment: Did they find the coursework intellectually stimulating?
  • Job prospects: Did they leave the program with job opportunities?
  • Personality: Was the degree a good fit for their personality?
  • Overall fit: Were they happy with the program overall?

We examined their responses and combined the rankings to give us an average satisfaction score across all students. This doesn't necessarily reflect how satisfied you would be with a health and medical administrative services degree, but it’s a starting point to help you evaluate your options.

How satisfied are health and medical administrative services students compared to other degrees?

Overall, health and medical administrative services students rate their satisfaction with their degree a 3.4 out of 5. This is high compared to other degrees which average a rating of 3.28 across all degrees. For context, health and medical administrative services students rate their happiness similarly to students in Visual and Performing Arts, Social Work and Natural Resource Conservation and Related Studies.

Here are other degrees that have a similar satisfaction rating to health and medical administrative services

DegreeAvg Grad SalarySatisfaction
Clinical, Counseling, and Applied Psychology$50,535
Healthcare Management$54,967
Social Work$43,303
Visual and Performing Arts$53,583
Health and Medical Administrative Services$54,361
Natural Resource Conservation and Related Studies$57,075
Public Relations$68,630
Public Health$46,729
Business$80,431
Political Science$81,643

Let's break that down further.

Are health and medical administrative services students satisfied with what they’re learning?

We asked students about their satisfaction with their course material and overall intellectual fulfillment. Here’s what they said:

We asked graduates how interesting they found the course material to be. Their response was:
3.9 out of 5 stars
67 ratings
5 stars
33%
4 stars
37%
3 stars
22%
2 stars
1%
1 stars
6%
We asked graduates how intellectually fulfilling they found the degree. Their response was:
3.8 out of 5 stars
67 ratings
5 stars
33%
4 stars
30%
3 stars
28%
2 stars
4%
1 stars
4%

These ratings are meant to give you an indication about what other people enrolled in health and medical administrative services experienced. While their input is useful, keep in mind that different people have had vastly different experiences, all of which were impacted by their personal motivations, professors, and specific curriculum. Always keep your own goals at the center of your decision-making process when it comes to something as significant as your education.

Did health and medical administrative services graduates leave school with good job prospects?

Of course, working towards a degree is also about pursuing your desired career. Here’s what health and medical administrative services grads had to say about their job prospects:

We asked graduates how satisfied they were with their job prospects. Their response was:
3.5 out of 5 stars
64 ratings
5 stars
28%
4 stars
28%
3 stars
25%
2 stars
5%
1 stars
14%

We can see there’s a cluster of positive responses, which might indicate a strong or growing job market.

Were health and medical administrative services students happy with their degree overall?

This rating takes into account all factors: how demanding the program is, whether graduates felt it was worthwhile, and how fulfilling they found their educational experience.

We asked graduates how satisfied they were with their degree as a whole. Their response was:
3.4 out of 5 stars
67 ratings
5 stars
25%
4 stars
19%
3 stars
31%
2 stars
18%
1 stars
6%

As you consider this information and input from others, remember above all that your choice should be based on your interests, goals, passions, and abilities. Consider the future and give yourself time. If you’re feeling unsure, click here to take our career assessment and see what path could be right for you.

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