College of Health Professions

Pursue your career path in a high-demand health care profession

Vast changes in the health care industry are translating into a wealth of opportunities for health care professionals — from the bedside to the business side.

Where are these changes coming from? An influx of patients is impacting the system — including aging baby boomers, returning veterans, those with chronic diseases and millions of individuals due to receive health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Demand for health care support products and services — such as medical equipment manufacturing and insurance — is growing across the entire field. Add to all this the advances brought about by health care reform, emerging medical technologies, environmental policies and regulatory measures.

With so much change and growth, now is the time to launch or enhance your career in this fast-growing field.

  • Career roles are expanding through the development of health care specializations.

  • Job vacancies are being created by retiring baby boomers, including leadership positions that will need to be filled.

  • Diverse opportunities are being found in hospitals, long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, IT, medical waste management and more.

Our College of Health Professions can help prepare you to pursue these opportunities. The rigorous, real-world curricula — offered in our School of Health Services Administration and School of Nursing — provide the foundation for you to meet your career goals and help you become a qualified job candidate employers are looking for.

  • If you want to make a difference in today’s health care organizations — through government regulations, insurance, health IT, finance or electronic health records technology, for example — then health administration could be an ideal career path for you.
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  • If you’re a nurse who wants to further your education to improve patient care delivery, or you aspire to a nurse leadership or educator position, earning a nursing degree can help expand your professional horizons.
    Learn about our School of Nursing ›

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Health Services Administration

The Doctor of Health Administration degree program is offered by the School of Advanced Studies.

For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit

*Maryland residents completing undergraduate degree programs will earn an emphasis rather than a concentration in a particular area of study.

** The LPN/LVN to BSN degree programs are currently offered only at the following campuses: Denver, CO; Honolulu, HI; Sacramento, CA; and Phoenix, AZ. Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (

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