Online Health Administration Degrees and Programs
Employers are looking for you. Stand out with a degree in health administration.
There’s no question that health administration is one of the most sought-after degrees in higher education. For years, health care professionals have been among the top jobs on the market — with a fantastic rate of return for new graduates.
We give you an open door to build your new life in health administration. This is the path you’ve been looking for, and there's no easier way to pave it.
B.S. in Health Administration
Start your health care career, and lead the way.
Health administration covers a wide spectrum of professions, and many of our students already have credentials in the health fields. Some are in radiologic technology, nursing and medical records. Others, though, are just seeking to enhance their career prospects through this program.
Our B.S. in Health Administration develops administrative skills and knowledge through an extensive curriculum that includes organizational behavior, comprehensive health planning, human resources management, long-term health care administration, staff development, financial management and home care administration.
This major fosters the development of knowledge skills, intellectual skills, and personal value systems. The program provides students with the opportunity to explore and understand diverse ideas and cultures as they relate to the provision of health care services.
M.S. in Management, Health Care Management Concentration
Management careers in health organizations await.
If you're interested in a management career within a health organization, our online M.S. in Management degree offers an accessible and competitive Health Care Management Concentration catered to working adults. You'll build the necessary skills and competencies that are required of health care managers and executives across all sectors of the health care industry, at your own convenience. A leadership position is in your reach — find out just how far you can excel in the health care field with a M.S. in Management, Health Care Management Concentration.
M.B.A. in Health Care Management
Looking to advance in the health care industry?
The M.B.A. in Health Care Management provides a comprehensive business education that emphasizes the financial, legal, regulatory, managerial, political, social and historical aspects of health care while also focusing on current issues. It will help you develop and combine business skills with essential healthcare knowledge. Throughout the curriculum, the program supports the development of ethical behavior and social responsibility, including diversity within the workplace. Each course has a self-directed managerial applications component that addresses an appropriate, student-identified issue/problem/task within an actual health care environment.
M.B.A. in Health Care Management with a Concentration in Health Information Systems
Develop and implement health information systems.
Designed to develop or enhance expertise in the planning, development and implementation of health information systems, this concentration focuses on how health information systems can improve the delivery of health care by using the latest methods and technologies in the field.
Dual Degree B.S. in Health Administration/M.B.A. in Health Care Management
Optimize your resources, and time with a dual degree.
Our dual degree programs help you get the most bang for your buck. Prepare yourself to gather the tools necessary to advance to a senior managerial position in the health care industry. Build upon undergraduate courses in health administration while simultaneously completing graduate level courses. If you're beginning your journey into the health care field at the entry level, you'll find this option particularly attractive, as it allows you the opportunity to be immersed in the field without interruptions to your education.
Health Care Management Advanced Certificate
Advance your Health Care career.
The Health Care Management Certificate program emphasizes the identification, analysis, and solutions of complex issues and problems facing the health care professional today. Students learn to evaluate techniques and develop strategic thinking skills so they can lead effectively, improve quality, increase productivity, and manage costs within their health care organizations.
Nursing Home Administrator Certificate
Fulfill your passion to help others.
Get ready to let our Nursing Home Administrator Certificate program help you fulfill your passion to help others. A specialized area of management, nursing home administration incorporates planning, organizing, directing and managing the operations of skilled nursing facilities, as well as implementing policy. Whether you are new to this field of residential care or if you are looking to advance your career, our Nursing Home Administrator Certificate can help you obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities vital to competent practice in the profession.
Nursing home administrators in New York state are required to hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution that must include, or be supplemented by, 15 credit hours of specific education. The courses within our Nursing Home Administrator Certificate satisfy the credit hour requirement.
Disclaimer: To become licensed as a nursing home administrator in New York state, you are required to hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution that must include or be supplemented by 15 credit hours of specific education. The courses within the Nursing Home Administrator Certificate satisfy this 15 credit-hour requirement. If you are a student living and/or practicing nursing home administration outside of New York state, St. Joseph’s University, after making all reasonable efforts, cannot determine whether the Nursing Home Administrator Certificate meets licensure requirements in any of the other 49 states, the District of Columbia, or in US territories. The University recommends you investigate the requirements and qualifications for NHA licensure in your respective state of residence and/or practice. You may use the following link:https://www.nabweb.org/state-licensure-requirements.
For specific information for each state please view our Online NHA State Disclosure for Out of State Students page.
Management of Health Information Systems Advanced Certificate
Health information systems managers are in high demand.
The Management of Health Information Systems certificate program offered by St. Joseph’s University develops or enhances expertise in the planning, development and implementation of health information systems. With classes that are easily accessible from their computer or tablet, students focus on how health information systems improve the delivery of health care. Our professors provide a wealth of knowledge, teaching the latest methods and technologies for the collection, organization, use and evaluation of health care information. Health information systems managers are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the number of health information professionals will increase by 28 percent through 2026.
Congratulations: Health administration majors are in high demand!
When you earn a degree in health administration, you'll be suited for a variety of positions across the state and the country. Lay the groundwork for career mobility and growth among fellow health care professionals. Some graduates have gone on to hold careers in various areas, including assisted living, clinic and health information administration; and clinical, data, health care and medical practice management.