Careers

Health Care Administration Degree Career Opportunities

You will find a wealth of opportunities within the health care industry. Use your experience and knowledge as a professional to seek a health care administration career in any of these areas:

  • Health care office staff
  • Medical administration
  • Hospital operations
  • Health care human resources
  • Health care strategy
  • Health service management
  • Facilities management
  • Medical information management
  • Clinical research management

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.

Please visit O*NET to research more health care administration careers.

Contact careerservices@ashford.edu for support in starting a health care administration career.

Health Care Administration Degree Jobs Information


Trends in health care:
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 68,000 new jobs in health care administration between 2010-2020 – a 22% increase.* The number of people aged 65 years and older is growing faster than the rest of the population. **

Environments in which health care administration jobs are found:

  • Hospitals
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Doctors’ offices
  • Psychiatric offices
  • Chiropractic offices
  • Health care associations & consortiums
  • Health & human services organizations

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With the right training and skills, a health care administration career can be rewarding. If this degree matches your goals, call 866.711.1700 or request additional information.

* US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 edition, Employment Projections program

** United States Census 2010