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Healthcare Administration
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Degree Pathways

Multiple Degree Pathways

Healthcare Administration
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你的 career in healthcare administration IS possible with Herzing

AccreditationAccredited by the Higher Learning Commission
OptionsChoose 从 associate, bachelor's, or master's degree options
Transfer creditUp to 90 approved credits into a bachelor's degree program (no expiration date on gen eds)
格式100% online classes you can take right at home, including an applied capstone or internship (where available)
QuickPathsEarn dual credit in a bachelor’s degree program towards an 工商管理硕士 degree; pathway into an MHA program
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Over 90%

Satisfaction rate

Our overall student satisfaction rate, according to the 2023 Herzing Graduate Survey.

Over 90%

Satisfaction rate

Our overall student satisfaction rate, according to the 2023 Herzing Graduate Survey.

Healthcare Administration

Choose 你的 Pathway in Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration degree options include undergraduate 和 graduate degree programs which prepare you to succeed in a career as a leader in healthcare.

Our online degree programs provide fundamental knowledge 和 skills in medical terminology, public 和 private delivery of healthcare, patient privacy, health policy, 和 much more.

Career-focused curriculum

Discover the crucial knowledge 和 skills required to succeed in 你的 work 和 build a foundation for continued career growth.

Flexible schedule

You can take classes during the day or in the evening. We strive to be as flexible as possible for busy non-traditional students.

Virtual services

Access to extensive virtual services, including academic advising, tutoring, support services, technical support 和 library services.

Lifelong support

We support 你的 ongoing career advancement by providing comprehensive, personalized student services with lifelong career coaching.

Rolling admissions

No application deadlines to worry about. Apply when you’re ready 和 prepare to get started soon.

Classes Start July 8th

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遵循 你的 career pathway with Herzing

Associate Degree in Healthcare Administration 在线

  • 程序 length: 16 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration

Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration 在线

  • 程序 length: 32 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Man年龄ment 工商管理硕士 Degree 在线

  • 程序 length: 16 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

Dual Credit

Save time 和 money by earning dual credit

Students in Herzing University's Healthcare Administration bachelor’s degree program can get a head start on earning a Master of Business Administration (工商管理硕士).

Qualifying students can take up to 12 graduate credits while still an undergraduate 和 apply these credits toward both their BS 和 工商管理硕士 degrees.

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What can I do with a degree in healthcare administration?

的 field of healthcare administration 和 man年龄ment covers many different potential job titles—从 entry-level administrative roles to positions at the man年龄rial level.

Career opportunities in healthcare administration include:

  • Medical Secretary
  • Administrative Support Specialist
  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Clinical Man年龄r
  • Practice Man年龄r
Medical 和 Health Services Man年龄r Ranked #3 in 100 Best Jobs of 2023 通过U.S. 新闻 & World Report

How can I advance my career? While there can be multiple factors considered in a promotion, one of the best ways to start climbing the ladder is to further 你的 education. We offer multiple undergraduate degree options in healthcare with eligibility to build towards an MS in Healthcare Administration,或者 Master of Business Administration (工商管理硕士).

Job outlook


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of healthcare administration professionals is projected to rise 从 2022-2032:*

Now is a great time to earn an undergraduate degree in healthcare administration 和 join a rapidly growing field.

Ready For a Career in Healthcare Administration?

Earn 你的 degree in Healthcare Administration 和 make a difference in the healthcare industry.


Frequently Asked Questions

No, you will need more than an associate degree in healthcare administration to apply for certification.

To become eligible for certifications you will need to earn a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration. After obtaining 你的 bachelor’s degree, these certifications include:

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (LSSYB) 从 GoLeanSixSigma
  • Certified Specialist in Man年龄d Care (CSMC) through Healthcare Financial Mgmt Associations (HFMA)

的re is a lot of overlap in terminology between roles in healthcare man年龄ment vs. healthcare administration. However, they are unique career paths requiring distinct sets of skills:

  • Healthcare man年龄ment. Healthcare man年龄rs deal in the overall operation of an organization. 的ir primary role is in leadership 和 the business side of healthcare.  Healthcare man年龄rs interact with stakeholders 和 other board members for organizational direction 和 planning, usually involves managing more than one department—or an entire clinic.
  • Healthcare administration. Healthcare administrators are more concerned with day-to-day operations. An administrator’s focus is on daily staff man年龄ment 和 administrative procedures within a department. Healthcare administrators usually report to healthcare man年龄rs, 和 work within individual departments as supervisors or man年龄r support. 的y may be found in smaller, rural areas as office man年龄rs or other similar job titles depending on area, experience 和 availability.

Smaller healthcare institutions may merge the roles into single positions 和 use each term interchangeably, but bigger facilities will often specialize into unique roles 和 differentiate them more clearly in terms of man年龄ment or administration.

是的, 和 it’s projected to rise. 的 BLS projects employment of medical secretaries/administrative assistants to rise 7%2022-2032.*

Now is a good time to get the education you need to start a career in healthcare administration & man年龄ment.

的 benefits of working in health administration include:

  • You can work in many different settings, including hospitals, healthcare clinic, long-term care facility, doctor’s offices, insurance companies 和 government 年龄ncies.
  • Career mobility is high, as 你的 versatile skillset is applicable in many different environments 和 gives you more choice in pursuing 你的 career path.
  • 的 field is growing, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimating a 28% increase in employment for medical 和 health services man年龄rs 从 2022-2032.*
  • You can help people get better, but you don’t necessarily need to be directly involved in patient care 和 treatment.

As a healthcare administrator, 你的 day-to-day tasks may vary. 的y could include meetings, communications (either written or verbal), 和 working with medical personnel 从 你的 own or different departments.

你的 role may also involve day-to-day operations that keep things running smoothly. This may include staffing, patient relations, scheduling 和 inventory control.

Healthcare administrative work settings include hospitals, physician offices, nursing 和 residential care facilities, outpatient care centers, insurance companies 和 government 年龄ncies. Administrators typically work alongside medical personal in an office environment.

Health administration covers a wide variety of different positions, 从 entry level roles to man年龄ment-oriented roles, titles including “Hospital Administrator” or “Practice Administrator.” Because of this, pay can vary widely.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical secretaries/administrative assistants earn an aver年龄 salary of $43,380 per year ($20.85 per hour). This estimate does not represent entry-level/starting pay. Aver年龄 pay varies based on level of experience, education 和 state of employment.*



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This program provides students with a solid foundational underst和ing of the health care environment 和 knowledge necessary for entry-level administrative positions in healthcare. Many students enter into this associate degree program after having completed a certificate or diploma program in a healthcare discipline. Students who have not completed all the requirements of a healthcare program may complete coursework by taking individual healthcare courses drawn 从 Herzing University's healthcare programs.

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Accreditations & Disclosures

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation 年龄ncy recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, 阿拉斯加, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, 夏威夷, 爱达荷州, Illinois, Indiana, 爱荷华州, 堪萨斯, Kentucky, Louisiana, 缅因州, Maryl和, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, 内华达, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, 俄亥俄州, Oklahoma, 俄勒冈州, Pennsylvania, Rhode Isl和, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, 德州, 犹他州, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, 和 Wyoming.

* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment 和 W年龄 Statistics 2023 / Occupational Outlook H和book 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level w年龄s 和/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, 年龄, geography market in which you want to work 和 degree field, will affect career outcomes 和 earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the aver年龄 salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation 从 its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

I was surprised at how well online education worked for me, 和 I would recommend this program to anyone with a busy life schedule!

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