Michigan Health Administration Degree Programs
(found 19 schools)


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

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Overview

With Michigan's densely-populated Lower Peninsula and sparsely-populated Upper Peninsula, there are a variety of healthcare needs throughout the state. Healthcare companies look to skilled, educated administrators to ensure that healthcare costs stay low and patients receive the care they need. There are many large healthcare companies in Michigan, including Beaumont Hospital, Spectrum Health, and Henry Ford Hospital.

Whether you need an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree in healthcare administration, you can find the perfect school for you by carefully vetting your options. Your schedule may require you to find a school that offers weekend or online classes. Another great way to evaluate schools is to read about their healthcare administration professors—professors with lots of experience and education can give you valuable insights that will help you in a working environment.



Health Admin Education in Michigan

There are 19 colleges and universities in Michigan that offer you the chance to earn an Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or doctoral degree in healthcare organization. Several schools boast accelerated programs and online degree options. The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, which offers a variety of Master's and doctoral degrees, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

No matter which school you decide to attend in Michigan, joining healthcare organizations can help you get the most from your education. By connecting with professionals in the field you can start networking and prepare for life beyond graduation. Major organizations to research include:

Healthcare Administration programs can offer a wide variety of learning outcomes. Healthcare facilities are dynamic with many moving parts. To understand the scope of your work, you will need a well-rounded education. Your courses should be designed to prepare you for the many job tasks expected of a healthcare manager. Common learning outcomes include:

  • Human resources: how to assess and hire medical personnel, how to retain hospital staff, and how to train new employees
  • Accounting: sticking to your organization's budget, meeting staffing requirements without going over budget, and how to budget for different departments within one organization
  • Management: actively managing staff, assisting managers in overseeing staff, handling conflicts between departments

You may also learn about how to navigate change and staffing fluctuations. For example, the Detroit Free Press reports that many Michigan hospitals have gone through mergers in 2013 and 2014.

Outlook for Health Admin Careers in Michigan

One of the benefits of working in the healthcare field is the job security; no matter how the economy fares in other areas, healthcare is still a necessity. In Michigan, O*Net anticipates a 14% increase in jobs between 2010 and 2020. This increase is lower than the national average of 23%, but it still may yield almost 400 new jobs per year.

O*Net reports that the average salary for a healthcare manager in Michigan is $81,700 per year. This is lower than the national average of $88,600. However, it's important to note that the cost of living in Michigan is 12% below the national average.



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Health Administration Schools

Additional Michigan Health Admin Schools by City

Adrian >

Siena Heights University (Adrian, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Leadership: Health Care Track

Allen Park >

Baker College (Allen Park, MI / Flint, MI)
Programs Offered:
AA - Health Information Technology
BA - Health Services Administration
MBA - Health Care Management

Allendale >

Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Health Sector Management Emphasis
Master of Healthcare Administration: Financial Management Concentration
Master of Healthcare Administration: Health Policy Analysis Concentration
Master of Healthcare Administration: Health Services Management Concentration

Ann Arbor >

Cleary University (Ann Arbor, MI)
Programs Offered:
BBA - Health Care Management
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health
Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Services Administration
Master of Health Services Administration
Master of Health Services Administration/Juris Doctor
Master of Health Services Administration/Master of Nursing Administration
Master of Public Health
Master of Public Health or Master of Health Services Administration/Master of Public Policy
Master of Public Health/Doctor of Medicine
Master of Public Health/Master of Arts
Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Human Genetics with a speciality in Genetic Counseling
Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work
Master of Science in Health Management and Policy
Master of Science in Health Services Management and Policy and Industrial Operations Engineering

Battle Creek >

Miller College (Battle Creek, MI)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration: Healthcare Administration Concentration

Berrien Springs >

Andrews University (Berrien Springs, MI)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Business Administration - Allied Health Administration
MBA - Business Administration

Big Rapids >

Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Systems Administration
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Master of Business Administration: Nursing Concentration

Bloomfield Hills >

Oakland Community College (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
Programs Offered:
Associate in Applied Science in Health Care Administration
Certificate in Health Care Administration

Detroit >

University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, MI)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare
Master of Health Services Administration
Master of Science in Health Systems Management

Flint >

University of Michigan-Flint (Flint, MI)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
Master of Business Administration: Health Care Administration
Master of Public Administration: Health Care Administration track

Grand Rapids >

Davenport University (Grand Rapids, MI)
Programs Offered:
AAS - Health Information Technology
BBA - Health Services Administration
BS - Health Information Management
BS - Medical Case Management

Jackson >

Livonia >

Madonna University (Livonia, MI)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Health Care Management

Midland >

Northwood University (Midland, MI)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Business Administration in Healthcare Management

Mount Pleasant >

Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
Programs Offered:
BA - Health Administration
BBA - Business Administration: Health Services

Southfield >

Troy >

University of Phoenix (Troy, MI)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Health Administration (online)

Ypsilanti >

Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
Programs Offered:
BHA - Health Administration
MHA - Health Administration