According to Federal statistics, Healthcare Administration is the fastest-growing industry in the country - the need for professionals to manage growing and complex medical groups and related organizations creates a high demand in the field for professionally trained healthcare administrators. Alvernia’s brand-new Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration prepares students to pursue job opportunities in a wide variety of career options in this growing and popular field, including hospital and nursing home administrators, personal care home and assisted living managers, practice managers and health insurance employees.
Career opportunities with this degree include much more than just hospital care; other types of healthcare facilities and organizations often employ administrators, which could include such positions as a manager or health insurance claims manager. Graduates will be prepared to handle the business pieces of the health industry, including such areas as human resources, accounting, marketing and sales, planning, information systems and facility management and may also seek employment in the corporate world or in federal agencies in managing the requirements under the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.
Students can choose to take classes where and when it is most convenient. This program is offered on campus at our Reading, Philadelphia, and Pottsville locations.
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