Lead health care organizations
Your MHA degree prepares and qualifies you for any type of management position in
Become a strong leader who can respond to changes, needs and issues in health care.
Have the technical and interpersonal skills to succeed.
Why work in health administration?
It’s a growing career field.
An estimated 100,000 people work in health management positions. The industry needs capable, highly skilled individuals.
We help produce them.
You can work in a variety of settings, including:
- Ambulatory medical/surgical centers
- Health consultancies
- Home care
- Long-term care organizations
- Managed care organizations
- Mental health centers
- Physician practices
- Public health agencies
- Rehabilitation facilities
Specific employers of alumni
- Cox Health
- Express Scripts
- Jordan Valley Community Health Center
- Loehr Chiropractic
- New Mexico State Department of Health
What are the job duties of health care managers and executives?
- Deliver strong and effective resources – medical, operational and financial.
- Serve the needs of patients, families and community.
- Ensure patients receive quality health care. Work with physicians, nurses and other
professionals to deliver the services.
- Help educate people about important health issues.
- Make the hospital or health care organization a “safety net” for their community.
That can include emergency and ongoing care, or accurate and timely information about
public threats during crisis.