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The healthcare industry relies on specialization. As such, healthcare practitioners are typically not experts in facility management. It's just not a good use of their time to manage daily operations and take time away from patients.

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Completing your healthcare administration education in California may put you in a position to become a leader. You could oversee industrywide change, and apply for different healthcare administration jobs throughout your career by expanding your education.

Strong management is essential as the state of California undergoes huge systemic healthcare changes. The state recently invested $3 billion in a plan to help support prisoners as they transition back into society; a significant portion of this plan focuses on providing them with health insurance and medical services (California Healthline, 2016).

Take the first step toward a healthcare informatics certificate or another type of management certificate now.

Check out the list of health administrative training programs below and get in touch with schools that interest you.

Healthcare Administration Education in California

 Certificates are an effective way to get relevant, applicable healthcare administration skills in a short timeframe.

Technical certificate programs are a convenient option for those who have not completed any postsecondary education, while graduate certificates are popular amongst those who have earned their Master of health administration. California community colleges generally offer technical certificates, while four-year colleges and universities have a range of graduate certificate options.

Technical Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Marketing and Sales (33 credits)

  • Health Information Science (3 credits)
  • Healthcare Statistics (3 credits)
  • Marketing in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • Targeting Potential Customers in Healthcare (3 credits)

Graduate Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Information Systems (29 credits)

  • Clinical Data and Electronic Health Records (3 credits)
  • Health Informations Systems Analysis and Design (3 credits)
  • Clinical Decision Support (3 credits)
  • Public Health Informatics (3 credits)
  • Telemedicine (3 credits)

Graduate Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Management (24 credits)

  • Problems and Issues in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • Financial Management of Health Services (3 credits)
  • Concepts and Practices in Managing Healthcare Organizations (3 credits)
  • Legal Issues in Healthcare Delivery (3 credits)
  • Human Behavior in Pubic Organizations (3 credits)

     

 Depending on the type of healthcare administration degree or certificate you earn, you may graduate with a wide range of skills that are useful in most healthcare settings. Necessary skills and knowledge differ between career paths, which is why it is important to have clear career goals and get practical experience in a work setting similar to where you hope to start your career.

California Careers with Healthcare Administration

 With a certificate in healthcare administration, CA graduates may start to apply for jobs at local, statewide, and national healthcare facilities.

One way to get some entry-level experience and develop connections with local employers is becoming a patient representative. Those who work as patient representatives claim an average income of $40,160 per year in California (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017). Job openings may swell 15% between 2014 and 2024 (O*Net, 2017).

If you choose a certificate in healthcare administration CA program that focuses on medical technology, patient information, and documentation, look into medical information technician positions. On average, medical information technicians earn an annual salary of $48,590 (BLS, 2017). O*Net expects job openings in this specialty to jump 20% by the year 2024 (2017).

The job title of health services manager covers a wide range of positions in most medical facilities. With a technical certificate or undergraduate degree in this field, you may manage small teams that are part of larger facilities or departments.

As you gain experience and prove yourself at your place of employment, you may move up to supervise larger departments or even entire institutions. The average income for a health services manager is $123,660 per year (BLS, 2017). A 20% boost in job openings may occur by 2024 (O*Net, 2017).

If you're ready to earn a certificate or an MS in healthcare administration, California may be the place for you.

Get started now by contacting healthcare administration schools below.

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Argosy University (Los Angeles, CA / Orange, CA / San Francisco, CA)
Programs Offered:
Master of Public Health
Ashford University (San Diego, CA)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Science Administration
MA - Health Care Administration (online)
MBA - Health Care Administration
MBA - Health Care Management (online)
Ashford University Online (San Diego, CA)
Programs Offered:
BA Gerontology (online)
BA Health Care Administration (online)
BA Health Education (online)
BA Health and Human Services (online)
BA Health and Wellness (online)
BS Health Information Management (online)
MA Health Care Administration (online)
Brandman University (Irvine, CA)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Administration (online)
MBA - Health Administration (online)
California Coast University (Santa Ana, CA)
Programs Offered:
AS - Health Care Administration (online)
BS - Health Care Administration (online)
MBA - Health Care Management (online)
California College-San Diego (San Diego, CA / San Marcos, CA)
Programs Offered:
Health Information Management (BS)
Health Services - Health Promotion (MS)
Health Services Management (BS)
Healthcare Administration (MS)
Healthcare Administration (MS) (online)
Healthcare Administration - Biomedical Clinical Specialties (BS)
Healthcare Informatics (MS)
Master of Public Health (MS)
California State University-East Bay (Hayward, CA)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Administration
MPA - Health Administration
California State University-Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
Programs Offered:
BS in Health Care Administration
MS in Health Care Administration
California State University-Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Science
Master of Science in Health Care Management
California State University-Northridge (Northridge, CA)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Administration
MBA - Health Services
MS - Health Administration
California State University-San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Care Management
MS - Health Services Administration
Charter College (Oxnard, CA)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Care Administration
Cypress College (Cypress, CA)
Programs Offered:
AS - Health Information Technology
Certificate - Healthcare Management
Certificate - Healthcare Marketing and Sales
Golden Gate University-San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
Programs Offered:
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Information Systems
Master of Business Administration: Health Services Management Concentration
Laurus College (Atascadero, CA / Oxnard, CA / San Luis Obispo, CA / Santa Maria, CA)
Programs Offered:
Associate in Information Technologies & Network Systems
Loma Linda University (Loma Linda, CA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration (online)
Bachelor of Science in Public Health: Health Geographics/Biomedical Data Management
Certificate in Health Information Administration
Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology
Doctor of Public Health in Global Health
Doctor of Public Health in Health Education
Doctor of Public Health in Health Policy and Leadership
Doctor of Public Health in Nutriton
Doctor of Public Health in Preventive Care
Doctor of Public Health with Doctor of Psychology in Preventive Care and Clinical Pyschology
Master of Business Administration: Health Care Administration
Master of Public Health: Biostatistics
Master of Public Health: Environmental Epidemiology
Master of Public Health: Environmental and Occupation Health
Master of Public Health: Global Epidemiology
Master of Public Health: Global Health
Master of Public Health: Global Health/Maternal and Child Health
Master of Public Health: Health Education
Master of Public Health: Health Education (online)
Master of Public Health: Health Policy and Leadership
Master of Public Health: Health Services Research
Master of Public Health: Lifestyle Medicine
Master of Public Health: Maternal and Child Health
Master of Public Health: Medical Epidemiology
Master of Public Health: Nutritional Epidemiology
Master of Public Health: Public Health Nutrition
Master of Public Health: Public Health Practice
Master of Public Health: Public Health Practice (online)
Master of Public Health: Research Epidemiology
Master of Public Health: Spatial Epidemiology
Master of Science in Public Health: Biostatistics
Mount Saint Mary's College (Los Angeles, CA)
Programs Offered:
Masters in Business Administration - Health Services Management Concentration
National University (La Jolla, CA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration
Masters of Healthcare Administration
Masters of Public Health
San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health - Concentrations in Epidemiology / Health Behavior / Global Health
Master of Public Health - Concentrations: Biometry / Environmental Health / Epidemiolog / Global Emergency Preparedness and Respons / Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences / Health Management and Policy
Master of Public Health/Master of Arts - Latin American Studies
Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work
Master of Public Health/Medical Doctor
Master of Science in Public Health - Toxicology Specialization
San Joaquin Valley College (Bakersfield, CA / Fresno, CA / Hanford, CA / Hesperia, CA / Lancaster, CA / Modesto, CA / Ontario, CA / Visalia, CA)
Programs Offered:
Medical Office - Bakersfield
Medical Office - Fresno
Medical Office - Hanford
Medical Office - Hesperia
Medical Office - Lancaster
Medical Office - Modesto
Medical Office - Ontario
Medical Office - Visalia
San Joaquin Valley College - Online (Visalia, CA)
Programs Offered:
Certificate - Medical Assistant (online)
Certificate - Medical Billing and Coding (online)
Degree - Medical Assistant (online)
Degree - Medical Billing and Coding (online)
University of California Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Care Management & Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.d) in Biostatistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Services
Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) in Biostatistics
Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) in Epidemiology
Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) in Health Services
Doctoral Degree in Public Health (Ph.D)
Executive-Style MPH in Health Services Management (EMPH)
Global Health Certificate
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Biostatistics
Master of Public Health for Health Professionals
Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management
Master of Public Health in Health Services Organization
Master of Science in Biostatistics
Masters in Public Health (M.P.H)
Masters of Public Health in Industrial Hygiene
Masters of Science in Health Services
Masters of Science in Public Health (M.S.P.H.)
Population & Reproductive Health Certificate
Public Health M.P.H./Asian American Studies M.A
Public Health M.P.H/ Public Policy M.P.P (Masters of Public Policy)
Public Health M.P.H/African Studies M.A
Public Health M.P.H/Islamic Studies M.A.
Public Health M.P.H/Latin American Studies M.A
Public Health M.P.H/Law J.D (Juris Doctor)
Public Health M.P.H/Management M.B.A
Public Health M.P.H/Medicine M.D.
Public Health M.P.H/Social Welfare M.S.W.
Public Health M.P.H/Urban Planning M.A
University of California-Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Management
Doctor of Public Health
Graduate Program in Health Management
Master of Public Health
Masters in Business Administration/Master of Public Health
University of La Verne (La Verne, CA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Certificate in Health Services Financial Management
Certificate in Health Services Management
Master of Business Administration: Health Services Management Concentration
Master of Health Administration: Financial Management Concentration
Master of Health Administration: Health Information Systems Concentration
Master of Health Administration: Human Resource Management Concentration
Master of Health Administration: Managed Care Concentration
Master of Health Administration: Management and Leadership Concentration
Master of Health Administration: Marketing and Business Development Concentration
Master of Science in Gerontology: Health Services Management Concentration
University of Phoenix (Costa Mesa, CA / Pleasanton, CA / Sacramento, CA / San Diego, CA)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Health Administration (online)
University of Southern California - Online (Los Angeles, CA)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Healthcare and BioBusiness Vertical
Master of Medical Management
West Coast University - Online (Los Angeles, CA)
Programs Offered:
MS in Health Administration - Los Angeles, CA


In addition to the campus based programs, there are numerous online programs available for many of the common Health Administration degree types (Associate, Bachelors, Masters) and specialties. Please feel free to use the links on the left-hand side of this page to explore some of the online degree programs available. Thanks for visiting!