Meet the Growing Demand for Health Care Managers
The rapidly aging American population and overall expansion of health care have created an increase in demand for highly-trained professionals to manage our country's health care centers and services.
As the health care industry expands, opportunities for management, consulting and executive-level positions will continue to grow.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
- Jobs in medical and health services management are expected to grow 20 percent (much faster than the average for all occupations) by 2026.
- In 2016, $96,540 per year was the median pay for medical and health service managers.
- Managers have the potential to earn more than $150,000 with a master's degree and years of experience.
With a master’s degree in health care administration and management, you will have the option to pursue various positions in government, nonprofit and private health care organizations, such as:
- Clinical manager
- Health care consultant
- Health information manager
- Health insurance manager
- Home health agency manager
- Hospital administrator
- Pharmaceutical company manager
- Physician group practice manager
- Nursing home administrator
- Research facility supervisor