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Online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration: Career Outlook

Impact lives with an in-demand, lucrative career.

Earning your health care administration certificate equips you for employment in a role projected to increase nearly four times more than the average for all occupations.1 Methodist University’s program prepares you for entry-level employment in health care administration-related fields, and you’ll also be able to compete for mid-level administrative positions.

Learn about policy issues, finance and economics, and organization and leadership topics while partnering with faculty members to solve unique, real-world issues that health care organizations face. Get the knowledge and skills you need to discover career opportunities in a promising industry with this certificate.

Medical and Health Services Managers

$99,730/year

Lead a medical department, facility, or practice to coordinate health services and ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Quality and efficiency are key as managers are needed to respond to the increased need for services.1

Health Care Consultants

$77,559/year

Help managers of health care organizations become more efficient and effective. In this role, you’ll work with leaders to evaluate and improve the organization’s systems and procedures.2

Other positions you could qualify for with your graduate certificate in health care administration:

  • Administrative manager
  • Director of assisted living
  • Health care human resources manager
  • Health informatics officer
  • Hospice director
  • Medical office administrator
  • Nursing home manager

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Program Outcomes

In the health care administration graduate certificate program, you’ll:

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.

Individual and Group Workshops

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.

Career Readiness

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.

Mock Interviews

Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.

Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

Get feedback on how your resume and cover letters can stand out from the competition and showcase what you offer to organizations.

MU Career Hub

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.

Sources:

  1. Medical and Health Services Managers. (2019, September 4) Retrieved April 21, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm
  2. https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Healthcare_Consultant/Salary