The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 22-percent increase in health administration jobs between 2010 and 2020. This makes it a good time to learn job skills in this growing field.
The certificate option in the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with a concentration in Health Management* allows you to move essential, job-focused courses toward the beginning of your degree program. After completing these core courses, you'll receive a certificate that demonstrates your competency in key health management areas. This means you can look for a new job or try for a promotion while still working toward your degree.
Speak with an Enrollment Representative to find out how the certificate option prepares you for opportunities in health care.
*Maryland residents completing this program will receive a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with an emphasis in Health Management.
Reference: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition," Medical and Health Services Managers: bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.
Requirements and prerequisites
You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements (www.phoenix.edu/programs/degree-programs/associates-and-bachelors-general-education-requirements.html)
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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Make an informed choice
We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
- View the Health Management Certificate (Undergraduate) gainful employment disclosures
- View the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with a concentration in Health Management gainful employment disclosures (CA)
- View the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with a concentration in Health Management gainful employment disclosures (MA)
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