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

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Tennessee is a beautiful state, known for its blues music meccas in Nashville and Memphis. In addition to being a hub for music, the state, just like others across the nation, is dealing with the difficulties of providing its diverse residents with the healthcare services they need. As a result, there are an increasing number of health care education and career opportunities becoming available, including those in Tennessee health management.

A healthcare administration degree can help you enter the field of healthcare service and delivery by preparing you with the education you need to affect Tennessee healthcare in a benefical way. There are several TN health management programs you can choose from, ranging from Associate’s degree programs to graduate programs in health admin. Select those problems below that interest you and request more information today.

Healthcare Administration Education in Tennessee

Most of the major cities in the state of Tennessee offer health administration programs. There are many different healthcare admin degree programs you can choose from, including Hospital Administration, Nursing Home Administration, Public Health and Policy, as well as Dental Office Management and Epidemiology. The opportunities the can open up to you by earning a Healthcare Administration degree in TN are vast. Public and private universities and technical colleges all offer accredited training in health administration, including many online degree programs in TN.

An Associate’s degree will likely take you two years to complete, and will prepare you for an entry level career within the administrative offices of a medical facility. A Bachelor’s degree is the first degree that many people who enter this field choose, as it gives you the background knowledge with which to form the basis for a long lasting career in this field. Your education will begin with General Studies classes in English, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology and the Biological Sciences.

In a Bachelor’s in Healthcare Admin program, you will likely take many or all of the following courses which relate directly to Tennessee healthcare:
  • Healthcare Ethics
  • Healthcare Policy
  • Healthcare Operations and Systems Delivery
  • Legal Issues in Healthcare
  • Accounting
  • Business Practices in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Human Resource Management

If you plan to attend a Graduate level healthcare admin program, you can find detailed information about admissions, courses and graduation requirements on our degree pages.

Outlook for Healthcare Administration Careers in Tennessee

Health care administrators are in high demand in Tennessee, as they are all across the country. Positions for health information administrators and technicians are some of the leading jobs in the state, and there are ample opportunities to influence healthcare statewide. Health administrators in Tennessee make an average of $89,110 per year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013 data.

If you’d like to set yourself apart from your peers in the field of Healthcare administration, you can seek specialty certification. A valuable resource is the Tennessee chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. This chapter offers certifications, training, professional networking and relevant information regarding the multiple financial and reimbursement changes occurring in healthcare. You can tap into groups like this while you are going to school to develop the professional contacts that will help you succeed along the way.

You can also request information directly from Tennessee healthcare admin schools to learn more. You may also find that business schools in Tennessee have programs in this area. Contact the schools below to learn more about all of the healthcare administration programs near you.

Health Administration Schools

Additional Tennessee Health Admin Schools by City

Clarksville >

Daymar Institute (Clarksville, TN / Murfreesboro, TN)
Programs Offered:
BAS - Healthcare Administration

Collegedale >

Southern Adventist University (Collegedale, TN)
Programs Offered:
Master in Business Administration - Healthcare Administration Emphasis

Cordova >

University of Phoenix (Cordova, TN / Nashville, TN)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Health Administration (online)

Henderson >

Freed-Hardeman University (Henderson, TN)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration

Johnson City >

East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Sciences

Knoxville >

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)
Programs Offered:
Master of Public Health: Health Planning and Administration Concentration

Memphis >


University of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Master of Health Administration
Master of Public Health
Master of Public Health: Biostatistics Concentration
Master of Public Health: Environmental Health Concentration
Master of Public Health: Epidemiology Concentration
Master of Public Health: Health Systems Concentration

Murfreesboro >

Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Care Management
Master of Science in Professional Science - Health Care Informatics

Nashville >

Lipscomb University (Nashville, TN)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management Concentration
Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration and Planning
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Certificate in Health Care Administration and Planning
Master of Public Health
Masters in Business Administration: Healthcare Economics and Management Concentration
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
Programs Offered:
Master of Buisness Administration: Health Care Specialization
Master of Management in Healthcare