Health Care Administration

Health Care Administration

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Healthcare-related jobs are a growth area -there lots of career options with a HCA degree

As the nation’s health care industry continues to grow, Midway University students look to our Health Care Administration program to gain a broad knowledge of health care policy and financing, including leadership and management skills.

Healthcare administrators will increasingly play an important role in keeping the community healthy and the system efficient. Midway’s program allows students to pursue careers in administration and management in any type of health care organization as well as prepare for advanced degrees such as an MHA or MBA.

Our Health Care Administration program is a participant in ACHE’s Higher Education Network.

Career Outlook

How can a health care administration degree work for you? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics office estimates that the health care and social assistance sector will generate 5.0 million new jobs between 2012 and 2022, nearly one-third of the total projected increase in jobs, largely in response to rapid growth in the elderly population. (source: www.bls.gov)

Individuals with a degree in health care administration often work with a variety of health care, government, and public health organizations and can serve in such roles as:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Inspector
  • Hospital, Clinic, or Dental Office Administrator
  • Social Welfare, Hospice, or Nursing Home Administrator
  • Hospital CEO or CFO
  • Health Advocate, Economist, or Public Health Inspector
  • Government Lobbyist

Contact our admissions team to learn more about health care administration degree requirements, the admissions process and more.

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements

34-40

Major Course Requirements

36
HCA 300Health Care Economics3
HCA 301Ethics in Health Care3
HCA 305Management Information Systems3
HCA 307Health Insurance Claims Management3
HCA 312Health/Medical Care Delivery Systems3
HCA 391Health Careers3
HCA 392Medical Staff Organization3
HCA 400Legal Issues in Health Care3
HCA 405Management & Planning in Health Care3
HCA 412Health Care Policy3
HCA 418Financial Mgt -Health Care Organizations3
HCA 492HCA Capstone3

Supporting Courses

27
ACC 210Principles of Accounting I3
ACC 215Principles of Accounting II3
BUS 230Principles of Management3
BUS 255Principles of Marketing3
BUS 313Business and Organizational Communication3
BUS 319Business Research Methods3
CIS 235Application Software3
ECO 217 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 220Principles of Macro Economics3

Electives

17-23

Total Credit Hours

120

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