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MS in Healthcare Management vs. MBA: Which Degree is Right for You?

If you find yourself struggling with this question, you can narrow your focus by asking yourself “What is my desired career path?” If you have chosen to work in the healthcare industry in some management capacity, you might first... Read Full Article

Jobs in Healthcare Management: Working as a Healthcare Consultant

The world of work as we know it is transitioning from traditional fulltime employment to what the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) identifies as the “gig economy”.1 The Cambridge Dictionary defines this as “a way of... Read Full Article

Jobs in Healthcare Management: Working at a Healthcare Provider

In the words of billionaire businessman Mark Cuban “Where there is change and where there is uncertainty, there is opportunity!” According to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), healthcare is changing at a faster... Read Full Article

Master’s in Healthcare Management Program Director Introduction

By way of brief introduction, I want to welcome you as you learn more about the online Master of Science in Healthcare Management program at American University!

Emerging Trends in Healthcare Technology

Technology has been the driving force over the past decade enabling remarkable innovation and transformation in nearly every healthcare sector.

2017 Healthcare Trends

When the new Presidential administration takes office in 2017, the entire healthcare industry is likely to be in a state of transition once again.

Current Issues in Healthcare Management

The U.S. healthcare system continues to experience phenomenal growth of recurring themes of important service delivery issues within the industry.

2017 Healthcare Management Webinar Series

American University’s School of Professional and Extended Studies will be hosting a series of Webinars with leading experts in healthcare management and data analytics in 2017 that will discuss the career outlook for healthcare... Read Full Article

Healthcare Management Careers

National Health Expenditure (NHE) grew 5.3% to $3 trillion in 2014, which is 17.5% of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Health spending is projected to grow 5.8% per year for 2015 – 2025 (CMS, 2016). These projections... Read Full Article