Degree Type:
Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Minor, Undergraduate/Post-Bacc Certificate
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On Campus, Online

Health Care Administration is one of the most exciting and challenging careers in modern society, offering an opportunity to have a direct impact on people’s lives through the improvement of personal health services. Methodist University’s Health Care Administration program seeks to prepare students to manage, lead, and improve a changing health care system. Methodist University offers graduate and undergraduate programs for Health Care Administration.

Common Career Paths

Some of the top jobs for those with Health Care Administration bachelor degrees include hospital administrator, healthcare manager, hospital CEO, healthcare consultant, human resources manager, and so much more.

Common Salary Ranges for Graduates

As mentioned above, there’s a long list of career opportunities for those with Health Care Administration degrees. But, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average annual salary for the following positions (which may require additional education) in North Carolina in 2021:

  • Healthcare social worker: $62,310
  • Medical and health services manager: $119,840
  • Human resources manager: $136,590

Average Tuition Cost

The average cost for an incoming residential freshman to attend MU is less than $18,000 – similar to the cost of attending one of the big-box public schools, but with the enhanced value of a highly-regarded private school with a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

While tuition varies, depending on a student’s financial aid package, it’s important to know that the average financial award for an incoming residential freshman at MU is more than $34,000.

Tuition cost for the MU Online program in Health Care Administration is $400 per credit hour, for a total of $49,600 for the program prior to transfer credits and financial aid being applied.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

More than 97% of MU students receive some form of financial aid, with the University offering more than $24 million annually to students for scholarships. If a student is active military, family of active military, or a veteran, they may also qualify for MU’s military education benefits.

Interested in Our Online Health Care Administration program?

You're interested in the MU Health Care Administration program, but are a working adult looking for the flexibility of an online program? Visit the Health Care Administration program on our MU Online microsite for more information on the program, careers, how to apply, tuition and aid, and much more!

Frequently Asked Questions

Health Care Administration is one of the most exciting and challenging careers in modern society, offering an opportunity to have a direct impact on people’s lives through the improvement of personal health services. Methodist University’s Health Care Administration program seeks to prepare students to manage, lead, and improve a changing health care system. Methodist University offers graduate and undergraduate programs for Health Care Administration.

The program in Health Care Administration recognizes the need to balance theory and practice. During students’ senior year, they participate in an internship. Under the preceptor’s guidance in a health care facility or other related health service organization, students work hand-in-hand with an experienced health care administrator and develop one or more specific projects for the organization. Recently students have worked for large medical group practices, within the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and for governmental health care agencies, during the academic year, as well as during the summer.

Online Programs

Bachelor’s in Health Care Administration

Methodist University’s online B.S. in Health Care Administration prepares students to balance health care theory and practice. Through this approach, students are given the opportunity to explore critical thinking processes that will have tangible benefits as they enter the field. Specifically, the coursework focuses on giving students the tools to respond to real-world challenges with modern, innovative health care solutions.

The optional Health Care Administration concentration for Methodist University’s B.S./B.A.S. in Business Administration prepares you to examine the business side of health care. Apply your leadership skills to positions in hospitals, insurance companies, non-profits, physician’s offices, specialty care, urgent care, and more. The Health Care Administration concentration is also available for the online B.S./B.A.S. in Accounting and the online B.S. in Marketing.

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration

Designed for bachelor’s degree holders interested in pursuing jobs in health care administration fields, the 15-credit Health Care Administration Graduate Certificate encompasses policy issues, finance and economics, and organization and leadership topics.

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

The online Master of Health Administration (MHA) responds to the need for highly qualified HCO executives by preparing graduates for leadership across the health care continuum, including health systems/hospitals, medical practices, consulting, long term care facilities, and others.

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