Five Best Masters in Healthcare Administration Schools

Top Five Masters in Healthcare Administration Schools

Top Five Master's in Healthcare Management

Healthcare administration is a diverse and growing industry, with professionals working in areas from patient care to human resources, nursing administration to marketing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 18 percent job growth for medical and health services managers between 2018 and 2028.

Pursuing a master's degree in this field could be beneficial for two reasons. For current healthcare professionals, earning a master's degree in healthcare administration could be an enticing mid-career choice. And for individuals looking to move into management positions, having this degree in hand could open doors to potential new opportunities.

In 2019, U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of the best graduate schools for healthcare management. The top five schools on the list included the following:

  1. University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
  3. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
  4. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  5. Rush University, Chicago, IL

Find more related information:


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, OOH, Medical and Health Services Managers,
  • Best Health Care Management Programs, U.S. News & World Report, Accessed February 18, 2020,
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            Health Care Administration - MBA
            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
            • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
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            Master's – Healthcare Management
            • Offers MUSE (My Unique Student Experience), a content delivery system that gives students the option to watch, view, read or listen to required course materials.
            • Allows students to complete courses at whatever pace they want.
            • Provides IntelliPath, a proprietary learning technology that lets students learn at their own pace.
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            • CCNE-Accredited Online Nursing Master's Degrees
            • Emphases: Health Informatics, Leadership in Health Care Systems, Nursing Education & Public Health Nursing
            • Aligned to American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) standards
            • Designed to help you foster best practices and patient care success
            • Develop expertise in a key area of nursing
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