Texas Health Administration Degree Programs
(found 22 schools)


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

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Overview

If you want to enter the field of healthcare in Texas, there are multiple degree options offering healthcare administration programs, including associate programs and traditional four-year bachelor programs. Medical and/or Health Service Manager is a common job title of those that complete their health administration degree.

According to ONET Online, Texas is just below the national average for health service management salaries ($85,300 compared to the national median average of $88,600) but is expecting to see a 27% growth in job openings from 2010 to 2020. That is higher than the national average percentage change (which is 25%).

Health Admin Education in Texas

The duties of healthcare administrators vary depending on your position within a hospital or healthcare organization. In general you can expect to take on activities such as handling the fiscal operations of that healthcare organization (possibly a specific department depending upon your role). If the administration role requires you to manage medical staff you will likely supervise their daily activities and monitor their workloads. You may also be required to have conversations with the governing medical boards that could be focused on policy or other medical related factors. Each role can vary within health administration and require varying levels of academic degrees (associate, bachelor, and masters). Some positions may require job shadowing or a particular level of experience before you can be considered a candidate for that role. You will want to review the requirements in Texas to help you determine the level of degree that will be needed for your desired healthcare administration role.

Texas Health Admin Related Associations

Outlook for Health Admin Careers in Texas

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2010 data), health administrators in Texas average about $90,070 a year in salary. There is a great need for health care workers in the rural communities of the state, in addition to the larger metropolitan cities. In both areas, many residents struggle with poor health.

Graduates may qualify for several positions, including:
  • Healthcare Executive
  • Clinical Coordinator
  • Patient Care Manager
  • Health System Administrator
  • Senior Director, Hospital Performance Management
  • Chief Nursing Officer


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Health Administration Schools

Additional Texas Health Admin Schools by City

Arlington >

The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration/Bachelor of Science in Biology

Austin >

College Station >

Texas A&M Health Science Center (College Station, TX / McAllen, TX / Temple, TX)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research (Ph.D)
Health Systems Management Certificate
Master of Health Administration
Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Public Health Occupational & Environmental Health - emphasis on Occupational Health
Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management
Master of Public Health in Social & Behavioral Health - concentration in Border Health
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)

Dallas >

Dallas Baptist University (Dallas, TX)
Programs Offered:
BAS - Healthcare Management
BAS - Healthcare Management (online)
BBS - Health Care Management (online)
MBS - Health Care Management (online)
University of Phoenix (Dallas, TX / Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Health Administration (online)

Denton >

Texas Woman's University (Denton, TX)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Care Management
Master of Health Systems Management
Master of Health Systems Management/Masters in Business Administration
Masters in Healthcare Administration
Masters in Healthcare Administration/Masters in Business Administration
University of North Texas (Denton, TX)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Health Services Management Concentration

Fort Worth >

Tarrant County College (Fort Worth, TX)
Programs Offered:
Associates of Applied Science in Health Information Management
Certificate in Long Term Care Administration

Houston >

Texas Southern University (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Master of Science in Health Care Administration
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Public Health
Master of Public Health
University of Houston-Clear Lake (Houston, TX)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Healthcare Administration
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

Irving >

DeVry University (Irving, TX)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Information Management
BS - Health Information Management (online)
BS - Health Services Management
BS - Health Services Management (online)

Lubbock >

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Lubbock, TX)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Services Management (online)

Richardson >

The University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX)
Programs Offered:
Master of Science in Healthcare Management

San Antonio >

Our Lady of the Lake University (San Antonio, TX)
Programs Offered:
MBA in Healthcare Management (online)
Trinity University (San Antonio, TX)
Programs Offered:
Master of Science in Health Care Administration
University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX)
Programs Offered:
MAA - Healthcare Administration (online)

San Marcos >

Texas State University-San Marcos (San Marcos, TX)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Healthcare Administration
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Master in Healthcare Administration

Waco >

Baylor University (Waco, TX)
Programs Offered:
MBA - Healthcare
Master of Health Administration/Master of Business Administration joint degree programs
McLennan Community College (Waco, TX)
Programs Offered:
Long Term Care Administration/Assisted Living Facility
Long Term Care Administration/Nursing Facility Administration

Wichita Falls >

Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, TX)
Programs Offered:
Graduate Certificate in Health Services Administration
Masters in Health Administration
Masters in Public Administration - Health Track