Explore healthcare management careers

Excel in the business side of healthcare

As the U.S. population ages and lives longer, the demand for healthcare services is expected to increase. Hospitals and healthcare facilities will need knowledgeable and ethical leaders to help manage, organize and enhance healthcare delivery. In the online bachelor’s degree in healthcare management program at Lynn University, you’ll study healthcare from an operations and management perspective. This program will help you understand the impact of various stakeholders in the healthcare industry. You’ll gain the management, leadership and technical skills to make a difference.

What you’ll learn

The Lynn University online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management prepares you to improve patient outcomes and the quality of care by using sound business practices. You’ll learn about:

  • The U.S. healthcare system and the economic, political and social structures that affect it
  • The building blocks of healthcare operations including statistics, business strategy, operational tools and quality management
  • Ethical dilemmas facing the healthcare industry
  • How to manage costs while increasing productivity and the quality of services
  • Healthcare policy decisions and insurance regulations
  • Human resource concepts that will help you recruit, develop and retain the right employees

Career outlook

The demand for skilled medical managers is high. Employment is projected to grow 32 percent through 2030, much faster than average for all U.S. occupations. About 51,800 job openings are projected each year on average.

See notes and conditions below for important information.

Healthcare management career opportunities

With an online bachelor’s degree in healthcare management, you can become an effective leader in hospitals, physician offices, nursing homes and outpatient care centers. Healthcare management careers include:

  • Hospital administrator
  • Operations manager
  • Business office manager
  • Practice administrator
  • Quality improvement manager
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Department manager

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Notes and conditions - PLEASE READ

Employment and career advancement: Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment. Lynn University does not guarantee employment placement or career advancement.

Job growth: Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.