at a glance

The healthcare administration major is designed to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills required for successful careers in healthcare management and administration. Through a combination of coursework and practical experience, students will gain a deep understanding of healthcare systems, policies, ethics, and management strategies.

Degree Offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Administration

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Earn your Healthcare Administration Degree

At Carthage, students will engage in coursework that covers healthcare economics, business law, healthcare marketing, healthcare informatics, ethics, and more. This interdisciplinary approach ensures a well-rounded education that prepares students for the multifaceted challenges of the healthcare industry.

Get real-world experience with hospital rotations

A healthcare administration degree graduate talking to healthcare professionals. Healthcare administration majors will participate in a unique year-long paid rotation at a local hospital. This experiential learning opportunity allows students to apply theoretical concepts learned in the classroom to real-world situations. Under the guidance of experienced healthcare administrators, students will have the chance to observe and participate in various hospital departments, including operations, human resources, quality improvement, and patient services. This rotation fosters practical skills development, critical thinking, and an understanding of the daily operations of healthcare facilities.

Learn from industry-experienced faculty

Our faculty members are accomplished professionals with extensive experience in healthcare administration, policy, and management. Their expertise enriches the academic experience by offering real-world insights and relevant case studies that bridge the gap between theory and practice.

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Build leadership skills and ethical thinking

Healthcare administration requires individuals who can navigate complex ethical issues while providing effective leadership. Our program places a strong emphasis on ethics, social responsibility, and leadership development. Students will explore topics such as healthcare disparities, patient rights, and ethical decision-making, preparing them to lead with integrity and compassion.

Prepare for a career in healthcare administration

Healthcare administration graduates are well prepared to pursue diverse career paths within the h... Healthcare administration graduates are well prepared to pursue diverse career paths within the healthcare industry. They can find opportunities in hospitals, clinics, medical group practices, insurance companies, pharmaceutical firms, healthcare consulting, government health agencies, and more. Whether students aspire to manage healthcare facilities, shape healthcare policies, or lead innovative healthcare projects, this program equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to excel.

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