May 15, 2019

Take a Step into the Healthcare Arena with a Health Services Administration Degree

By B&SC Blog Team

Take a Step into the Healthcare Arena with a Health Services Administration Degree

Do you want to go back to school, but just can’t decide on a degree? Are you looking for a degree in a new and exciting field that also offers growth potential? Bryant & Stratton College Online rolled out a new degree program for the fall 2010 semester: a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Health Services Administration.

The health services administration degree offers students the opportunity to gain a wide range of health-related knowledge and skills in the management sector of health services and facilities. The program is designed to prepare graduates to be ready to enter the medical industries in entry-level and assistant management positions. Hospitals, clinics, nursing care facilities, doctors’ offices, and insurance companies are all medical settings where graduates would be able to enter the industry and be successful.

What does a health services administrator do?

Often health services administrators are given various managerial tasks that include creating and implementing policy and procedures, hiring and supervising staff, controlling finances, and ordering supplies. This degree is designed to give graduates decision-making skills, critical thinking skills, and small group communications skills that will guide the graduate to success in the industry. Students are also given the opportunity to have real-world experiences through research opportunities and the capstone experience. Graduates will be able to take the lessons learned in class and through experiences and successfully apply them in their health care administration or management career.

Of course various factors are considered during the decision making process of choosing a degree, but two of the most common are the average income and job availability upon graduation. As the health care system in our country grows so will the demand for educated health services administrators. The room for growth within the industry and average income are both substantial. The income within the health services industry can vary depending on the job, for example Account Executives (Home Care) can make anywhere from

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