When considering going back to get an online Master’s in Healthcare Management, a top question can be about what the job outlook will be after graduation when it comes to healthcare management salaries and career opportunities.
Our newest career guide, Why American University’s Online Master’s Degree Programs, includes detailed information about what the national career projections are for those with a Master’s in Healthcare Management, including:
- Projected job growth – healthcare related occupations will account for one-fourth of the 9.8 million new jobs created in the U.S. by 2024
- Median pay - The various industries and roles the degree can be applied to, including healthcare provider organizations, consulting, pharmaceutical research and information technology
- How the American University Master of Science in Healthcare Management stands out, including key skills learned in the program such as finding and implementing effective strategies for managing patient safety and security risks in health information systems and evaluating and managing the financial risk of various healthcare payment arrangement
The guide also details and provides data-backed stats on the benefits of going back to school to get a Master’s degree including opportunities for increased pay, expanded job options, real-world experience, extended networking, and more credibility. Download the guide here.
Today’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape requires multidimensional leaders whose knowledge spans professional leadership, evaluation science and information technology. American University offers a Master of Science in Healthcare Management from its School of Professional and Extended Studies. A council of healthcare professionals on the cutting edge of the industry provided input on competencies, standards, and industry trends to ensure that the curriculum is relevant and applicable to the 20th century workplace. An option to start with a Certificate in Healthcare Management is also available and can be applied towards the Master’s in students continue on. Key course topics include emerging technology trends, evaluating new models of care delivery and payment, managing information risk in healthcare, and principles of healthcare technology and innovation.
Learn more about how American University’s online Master of Science in Healthcare Management and advance your career. Request more information or call us toll free at 855-725-7614