Ensure the Best Care from the Top Down
- Median annual wage for management analysts is $85,2601
- The expected growth for operations research analyst positions is 25%2
- Median annual wage for budget analysts is $76,5403
The online BS in Health Care Administration at Methodist University is structured to prepare you for a career in a thriving, growing industry. As medicine and health care services continue to evolve, the need for leaders with advanced skills in health facilities is increasing at an astronomical rate. More hospitals, practices, and medical facilities have continued to integrate business and technological practices to the care they offer, and they are calling on leaders to help them find innovative solutions to modern health care problems.
Through the online health care administration degree program at Methodist, you will be fully prepared for entry-level employment in a position that encompasses medicine, business, and management.
Medical and Health Services Manager
As a medical and health services manager, you would oversee the inner workings of a health care facility. In settings that include hospitals, nursing homes, and private practices, you would manage and coordinate with other health care professionals to ensure the best possible care is delivered to patients. Medical and health services manager positions are expected to grow by 32% through 2029.4
Social and Community Service Manager
Social and community service managers plan, implement, support, and administer programs that benefit community-wide health. Most of these positions are in the non-profit space, but some work in private organizations and governmental agencies. Social and community service manager roles are expected to grow by 17% through 2029.5
Other positions you could qualify for with your BS in Health Care Administration degree:
- Clinic Administrator
- Nursing Home Administrator
- Health Information Manager
- Consulting Health Care Administrator
- Insurance Underwriter
- Social Welfare Administrator
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Program Outcomes: Modernize the Health Care Landscape
When you complete this program, you will be able to:
- Apply health care management principles to improve business operations.
- Support health care professionals with effective leadership skills.
- Analyze business spending to maximize efficiency.
- Communicate medical and technical information to non-technical audiences.
- Manage staff and carry out major projects.
Ensuring Your Success Beyond Graduation
From the moment you become a student at Methodist University, you’ll have access to the support needed to obtain career readiness skills, internships, employment, and other career opportunities. And you can tap into a wide variety of career services long after you’ve graduated.
Here are just a few examples of what you can expect for career support as a student or alumnus. You can benefit from all of them remotely.
Whether you need help with assessing your skills and defining your career goals or want a crash course in job searching, our staff can help.
MU Career Services is committed to empowering students with career readiness tools. Contact us for details about our signature programs, the MU Career Challenge and the Senior Seminar Series.
Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.
Get feedback on how your resume and cover letters can stand out from the competition and showcase what you offer to organizations.
The MU Career Hub is your resource for job announcements, event registrations, and other Career Services information from the Office of Student Affairs. Join us each spring for the career fair. Stay up to date by creating a Purple Briefcase account today. You should also follow us on social media (Instagram and Facebook) for the latest job postings and event announcements.