Earning a master’s degree in healthcare administration can help you climb the ladder and qualify for managerial or administrative jobs in healthcare. Current bachelor’s degree holders in either allied health or patient care roles can choose a health administration degree to learn the administrative and leadership skills necessary to better qualify for upper-level jobs and take the next big step in their healthcare career.
With a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration, you could potentially compete for jobs in medical and health services management, including job titles such as health manager, clinical director, clinical manager, nursing home administrator, and health information management director. Titles can vary widely based on the job’s specific roles and responsibilities and associated healthcare department or discipline.
A master’s degree is more than training for the job—it’s training for your career. Earn an MHA and you can position yourself very well to advance from a day-to-day role executing healthcare processes into a big-picture role where you heavily influence those processes. The next step in your career is worth it!
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.