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Maryland Healthcare Administration Certificate Programs
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Healthcare providers are often viewed as the most important part of the medical industry, thanks to their advanced training in patient care and federal standards. However, without strong management, even the most well-trained care providers struggle to handle patient loads, facility standards, state laws, and federal expectations.

Earning a certificate in healthcare administration could help you meet the needs of these healthcare facilities. Healthcare leaders have achieved several key successes in recent years, including maintaining fairly low healthcare costs while other states have seen significant increases in cost (Biz Journals, 2016).

Ready to earn a healthcare administration degree or certificate?

Get more information on your options now by reaching out to Maryland schools below.

Healthcare Administration Education in Maryland

To choose the right certificate program for you, you must consider what your career goals are, how much healthcare work experience you have, and how much previous education you have.

Certificate programs tend to be highly focused on specific career paths, rather than giving students an overall introduction to healthcare management. For example, if you earn a technical certificate, you may study entry-level management, medical office management, medical assisting, or informatics. At the graduate level, you may study key topics like global health, public health, or health finance.

Technical Certificate of Completion in Health Services Management (9 credits)

  • Health Resource Management and Policy (3 credits)
  • Leadership in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • Financial Management in Health Service Organizations (3 credits)

Graduate Certificate of Completion in Health Finance and Management (18 credits)

  • Applications in Managing Health Organizations (3 credits)
  • Managing Health Services Organizations (3 credits)
  • Case Studies in Management and Decision Making (3 credits)
  • Evaluating Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Programs (3 credits)

Graduate Certificate of Completion in Global Health (12 credits)

  • Foundations of Global Health (3 credits)
  • Global Health Communication and Promotion (3 credits)
  • Global Health Program Planning and Evaluation (3 credits)
  • History of Public Health (3 credits)

You may want to make hands-on experience a high priority in your healthcare administration courses. Connecting with leaders and legislators can help you build a professional network that is there for you when you begin the job search.

Maryland Careers with Healthcare Administration

In many states, the demand for those who can fill healthcare administration jobs is high. In Maryland, many job growth rates are significantly higher than average.

Between 2014 and 2024, job openings for patient representatives are expected to increase 18% in Maryland (O*Net, 2016). At the same time, demand for medical records technicians may swell 20% (O*Net, 2016). O*Net expects job openings for medical services managers to increase 21% in Maryland (O*Net, 2016).

Similarly, average healthcare administration salary numbers are often higher than average, as is generally the case in New England states. Those who work as patient representatives claim an average annual income as $36,390 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016).

Those who decide to become medical records technicians bring in an average salary of $47,930 per year (BLS, 2016). Within the field of medical services management, the average salary is $111,420 per year (BLS, 2016). Throughout the state, you may look for employment options in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, health insurance companies, and government agencies.

As you gain experience and build a reputation for high-quality work within the field of healthcare management, you may find that your job options expand accordingly.

This is a great time to check out Maryland health administrative training programs.

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Community College of Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Services Management
Frostburg State University (Frostburg, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Technical and Professional Studies in Health Science Administration
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts-Master of Health Science (BA-MHS) - General
Certificate Program - Bioethics and Health Policy
Certificate Program - Gerontology
Certificate Program - Global Health
Certificate Program - Health Disparities & Health Inequality
Certificate Program - Health Finance & Management
Certificate Program - Injury Control
Certificate Program - Public Health Economics
Certificate Program - Public Health Informatics
Certificate Program - Public Health Preparedness
Certificate Program - Public Mental Health Research
Certificate Program - Risk Sciences and Public Policy
Certificate in Health Finance and Management
Certificate in Public Health Economics
Certificate in Public Health Preparedness
Certificate in Public Health Training for American Indian Health Professionals
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Bioethics and Health Policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Biostatistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Child and Adolescent Health & Development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Environmental and Occupational Health Policy: Gerontology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Environmental and Occupational Health Policy: Injury Control (online)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Environmental and Occupational Health Policy: Social Policy and Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Environmental and Occupational Health Policy: The Practice of Prevention
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Global Disease Epidemiology and Control (GDEC)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Health Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Health Services Research and Policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Health Systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Health and Public Policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Human Nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Mental Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Population and Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Reproductive, Perinatal and Women's Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Social and Behavioral Interventions (SBI)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Social and Behavioral Sciences-Health Education And Communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Social and Behavioral Sciences-Social And Psychological Influences on Health
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Cancer Etiology and Prevention
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Cardiovascular Diseases
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Clinical Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Clinical Trials
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Epidemiology of Aging
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Genetic Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Methodology
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Science (PhD/ScD) - Epidemiology - Risk Sciences (as a certificate program)
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Child and Adolescent Health & Development
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Epidemiology
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Health Policy and Management - Health Care Management
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Health Policy and Management - Leadership
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - International Public Health
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Population and Health
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Reproductive, Perinatal and Women's Health
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Social and Behavioral Sciences-Health Education And Communication
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Social and Behavioral Sciences-Social And Psychological Influences on Health
Doctor of Science (ScD) - Social and Behavioral Sciences-Health Education And Communication
Doctor of Science (ScD) - Social and Behavioral Sciences-Social And Psychological Influences on Health
Master of Arts/Master of Science in Public Health (MA/MSPH) - General
Master of Health Administration
Master of Health Administration (MHA) - Health Finance and Management
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Biostatistics
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Demography
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Epidemiology
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Health Economics
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Mental Health
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Reproductive and Cancer Biology
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Social Factors
Master of Health Science (MHS) - Social Factors in Health Competencies
Master of Health Sciences (MHS) - Clinical Investigation
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Epidemiological & Biostatistics Methods for Public Health and Clinical Research.
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Food, Nutrition, And Health
Master of Public Health (MPH) - General (online)
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Global Environmental Sustainability and Health (GESH)
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Health in Crisis And Humanitarian Assistance
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Infectious Diseases
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS)
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) in Public Health
Master of Public Policy (MPP) - General
Master of Science (ScM) - Biostatistics
Master of Science (ScM) - Epidemiology
Master of Science (ScM) - Genetic Counseling
Master of Science (ScM) - Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Master of Science (ScM) - Public Health - Health Education and Health Communication
Master of Science (ScM) - Public Health - Registered Dietician
Master of Science (ScM) - Reproductive and Cancer Biology
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Child and Adolescent Health & Development
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Global Disease Epidemiology and Control (GDEC)
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Health Policy
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Health Systems
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Human Nutrition
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Population and Health
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Reproductive, Perinatal and Women's Health
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Social and Behavioral Interventions (SBI)
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) - Two-Year Program
Master of Science/Master's International - Public Health/Peace Corps
Kaplan University (Hagerstown, MD / Learning Center - Rockville, MD)
Programs Offered:
BS in Health Care Administration - Hagerstown, MD
BS in Health Information Management
BS in Health and Wellness
BSHUS - Youth/Family Services and Administration
Health Information Management
MBA - Health Care Management
MPA - Health Care Management
MSM - Health Care Management
MSN - Executive Leader
MSN - Nurse Informatics
Master of Health Care Administration - Hagerstown, MD
Master of Public Health - Hagerstown, IA
Master of Science in Nursing - Adult - Gerontology Practitioner
Mount St. Mary's University (Frederick, MD)
Programs Offered:
Master of Health Administration
Towson University (Towson, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
Masters in Business Administration: Healthcare Management Specialization
University of Maryland (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science (BS) - Community Health
Bachelor of Science (BS) - Family Science
Bachelor of Science (BS) - Kinesiology
Bachelor of Science (BS) - Physical Education
Bachelor of Science (BS) - Public Health Science
Certificate in Public Health - General
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Behavioral and Community Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Cognitive Motor Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Exercise Physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Family Science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Health Services
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Kinesiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Maternal and Child Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Physical Cultural Studies
Executive Master of Public Health - General
Graduate Certificate Program - Gerontology
Master of Arts (MA) - Cognitive Motor Neuroscience
Master of Arts (MA) - Exercise Physiology
Master of Arts (MA) - Kinesiology - Thesis (T) option
Master of Arts (MA) - Kinesiology – Non-Thesis (NT) option
Master of Arts (MA) - Physical Cultural Studies
Master of Health Administration (MHA) - General
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Biostatistics
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Community Health Education
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Environmental Health
Master of Public Health (MPH) - Epidemiology
Master of Science (ScM) - Couple and Family Therapy
Master's Certification - K - 12 Physical Education
University of Maryland-University College (Adelphi, MD)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Care Administration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Health Care Administration
Master of Science in Health Administration Informatics (online)
Master of Science in Health Care Administration (online)
Master of Science in Management: Health Care Administration (online)


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!