A degree in Healthcare Management prepares students interested in the healthcare industry to be involved in the field outside of a direct clinical role, such as a nurse or physician. The Healthcare Management program at Newberry College focuses on the administrative aspects of running a health-related organization, emphasizing the policies and processes of management outside of direct patient care.
Available Majors, Minors, and Concentrations
The healthcare industry increasingly puts pressure on every segment of the organization to improve outcomes and reduce costs through management initiatives, such as advancements in administrative technology and improvements in insurance billing and payment methods. Healthcare Management graduates receive an industry-specific education that can give them a competitive advantage in the job market by helping them develop skills that are valued by employers in this rapidly growing, in-demand field.
The average salary of healthcare administrators ranges from $54,000 for the bottom 10 percent of managers up to $150,000 for the top 10 percent in the field. With rising demand for this occupation, wages are expected to continue to rise.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 23 percent increase in employment of medical and health services managers through 2022, creating high demand for capable managers in the healthcare industry.
Healthcare Management majors are required to complete a total of 51 credit hours (27 hours in Healthcare Management, 24 hours in Business Administration, Economics and Mathematics.)
Healthcare Management minors are required to complete 21 credit hours distributed among required and elective courses within the major.
- Government Relations
- Human Resources
- Information Systems
- Marketing & Public Affairs
- Materials Management
- Nursing Administration
- Patient Care Services
- Planning & Development