Kentucky Health Administration Degree Programs
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Listed below are all of the accredited schools in Kentucky that offer Health Administration degree programs.

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Like many other states, Kentucky is experiencing great demand for qualified health care management professionals in the face of our current healthcare system. With more Americans gaining access to care, the call to manage the delivery of healthcare services is real. The May 2013 Bureau of Labor Statistics report reveals 4,300 medical and health services managers are employed in Kentucky. As the state works to meet the need for medical personnel, especially in its rural communities, this number is likely to increase.

If you would like to find out more about how to use your education to develop a career in health care administration, request information from the schools below to learn about programs.

Health Admin Education in Kentucky

Kentucky medical and health services managers must possess a bachelor’s degree from a state-approved training program and pass Kentucky’s licensing exam before they can begin work. You may be able to get entry-level work with lighter qualifications but these guidelines usually serve as the bare minimum for any advanced positions. If you’re looking for help paying for your health administration education, try the Kentucky College Access Program, Kentucky Tuition Grants, and Kentucky Education Excellence Scholarships.

Outlook for Health Admin Careers in Kentucky

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS, 2013) has predicted growth of 23 percent for medical and health services management positions across the country, so job opportunities should be plentiful in Kentucky. In Kentucky, you can expect to earn an annual mean wage of $89,810 as a health services administrator or manager. Job prospects may be better outside of metropolitan areas, as Kentucky's rural communities are among the most in-need areas of the state when it comes to health care workers.

Health Administration Schools

Additional Kentucky Health Admin Schools by City

Bowling Green >

Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Master of Public Health: Education Emphasis
Master of Public Health: Environmental Emphasis
Masters of Health Administration

Florence >

Lexington >

University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership and Management

Louisville >

Brown Mackie College (Louisville, KY)
Programs Offered:
AAS - Health Care Administration
BS - Health Care Management

Midway >

Midway College (Midway, KY)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration (online)

Richmond >

Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Services Administration