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Health Care Management

Health Care Management

A degree in Health Care Management prepares students interested in the health care industry to be involved in the field outside of a direct clinical role, such as a nurse or physician. The Health Care 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. 


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Available Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

The health care 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. Health Care 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. Graduates are also prepared to pursue graduate degrees in business, health care administration, organizational development and leadership, public administration, and more.


Majors:

Health Care Management

 

Minors:

Health Care Management

 

The average salary of health care 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 health care industry. 



Requirements

Health Care Management majors are required to complete a total of 51 credit hours (27 hours in Health Care Management, 24 hours in Business Administration, Economics and Mathematics.)

Health Care Management minors are required to complete 21 credit hours distributed among required and elective courses within the major.

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Career Possibilities


  • Health Insurance
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Materials Management
  • Nursing Administration
  • Patient Care Services
  • Clinical Administration



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