Healthcare Management

Two Healthcare Management majors walking on campus

The Power of One Vision

Today’s healthcare industry is changing and evolving every day to meet the needs of all populations - and in particular, Pennsylvania’s growing aging population.

As a healthcare manager, you can make a real difference. Your leadership can improve the health and wellness of our communities. You can play a significant role in the future of healthcare delivery in America.

In our program, you will explore:

  • healthcare delivery
  • financial management and managed care
  • healthcare policy
  • law
  • ethics

The skill sets you develop will ready you for career opportunities in healthcare management and medical services. You may even enter a graduate program in a related field.

The Healthcare Management Program provides excellent hands-on opportunities. You will graduate prepared to plan, direct, and coordinate medical and healthcare services in:

  • ambulatory care centers
  • medical practices
  • public health organizations
  • assisted/senior living facilities

among others.

Career Outlook

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a “greater than 20 percent increase” for health service administration professionals between 2019 and 2029. with an average salary in 2019 of $115,160 per year. This is a much higher than average growth rate than that of other industries. This suggests a growing need for healthcare managers across the country.