B.S. in Health Care Management: Career Outlook

Focus on the Business of Health Care to Better Serve Patients

With your B.S. in H.C.M in hand, you're ready to step into a variety of health care management careers that demand expert business knowledge to solve the real issues in health care.

Management roles with excellent salaries and high growth rates are open to you in human resources, marketing, finance, patient services, and more. In each role, you can improve patient outcomes and drive organizational goals.

Graduates have taken leadership positions at:

  • New York City Department of Education
  • MEDITECH, Inc.
  • Mohawk Valley Health System
  • NYU Langone Health

Optimize Your Career and Set Yourself Apart

Our 15-credit-hour online Minor in Healthcare Management allows you to:

  • Expand the scope of your studies and health care career interests
  • Gain an advanced health care management credential
  • Transfer 15 credits directly to the MHA and be well on your way to an advanced degree

Plus, the online healthcare management minor is an excellent value. You'll take five graduate-level courses yet only pay the undergraduate-level tuition rate. 

Because these courses transfer directly to Utica's Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), you can then earn your master's degree in just one additional year and boost your salary potential as a health care administrator or manager.

 

Medical Health and Service Managers

$100,980/year*

The B.S. in H.C.M. prepares you for this role within an organization. You'll call upon your new knowledge to adapt to changes in technology, laws and regulations as you improve efficiency and quality in delivering health care services. As a recent graduate, you could step into managing a specific clinical area or department or even a medical practice for a small group of physicians. With experience, you'll manage larger groups and facilities and can advance to executive roles. This role is expected to grow by 32% between 2019 and 2029.1

Marketing Manager

$135,900/year*

Marketing managers design and implement campaigns that communicate why the public should trust organizations with their health care and why their organization is an exceptional place to work. As a recent graduate, you'll likely work on campaigns that promote exceptional patient outcomes, awards, new equipment or staff, educational programs, and more. With experience, you could manage the entire department and drive strategy. This role is expected to grow faster than average at 6% from 2019-2029.2

*denotes the median annual salary. Salaries will vary depending upon the region, level of experience, size of employer and other factors.

More Titles for Health Care Management Careers

  • Health Care Manager/Administrator
  • Assistant Health Care Manager/Administrator
  • HR Coordinator
  • Care Management Associate

 
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          By Graduation, You're Ready for Health Care Management Careers By:

          • Identifying and interpreting the knowledge base and skills needed for a career in health care management.

          • Analyzing issues of leadership in health care organizations.

          • Describing the social and economic structure of health care in the United States.

          Beyond the Degree

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