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Associate in Healthcare Administration in North Carolina
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Health Administration Associate Degrees in North Carolina

 Even if you don't want to work in hands-on patient care, there are many ways you can get involved in the healthcare industry and make a difference in this field. If you work well in an office setting and you can work with people of all different backgrounds and needs, you could thrive in the field of healthcare administration.

Explore your educational options by contacting accredited healthcare administration schools in North Carolina below.

 

Requirements for Health Administration Programs in North Carolina

 One of the first decisions you have to make is whether or not you can attend a traditional in-person school. If you do not live close to a community college or technical school, you may have difficulty committing to full-time study. However, you can still advance your education with an online Associate's in healthcare admin.

These programs let you participate in class by connecting with classmates on message boards, watching video lectures, and completing course readings. Students with busy work schedules or family obligations often enjoy the flexibility of this type of degree program.

 

Courses Offered in Healthcare Management Degree Programs in NC

  • Healthcare Marketing
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Administration and Regulation
  • Long-Term Care
  • Health Information Systems
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems

 

 As you work through your Associate's degree, you may take courses like those listed above. They help you develop a strong knowledge of core health administration topics and show you how to use your education in practical work settings.

If you have the opportunity to complete an internship while earning your Associate's degree, you may want to take advantage of it. An internship can help you figure out where you need to grow professionally and give you a chance to learn about job openings in your community.

Are you ready to start building a new career path for yourself?

Get started today and reach out to healthcare administration schools in North Carolina.

 

Paying for School in North Carolina

 There are several ways you may be able to minimize your school expenses and take out fewer student loans. Federal school grants are based on financial need, and you can find out if you qualify by filling out the FAFSA.

You can also consider scholarships funded by local organizations and employers. The North Carolina Public Health Association has several scholarships for healthcare students each year.

 

Healthcare Administration Jobs in North Carolina

 The skills you learn in a healthcare administration program are applicable to many career paths. By the year 2024, job openings for medical records technicians may increase 20% in North Carolina (O*Net, 2016). On average, medical records technicians earn $35,230 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016).

Those with management experience may become administrative services managers. People in this field earn an average of $100,820 per year (BLS, 2016). Between 2014 and 2024, job openings may increase 15% (O*Net, 2016).

Patient representatives are extremely important in the daily operations of a clinic or hospital. They earn an average salary of $32,900 per year (BLS, 2016). O*Net predicts a 17% boost in job openings through 2024 (2016).

 

Current Issues in North Carolina Healthcare

As state governments begin to plan for major changes to federal healthcare plans, many administrators and legislators are already starting to plan ahead. In North Carolina, legislators are concerned about keeping care widely available and affordable (News Observer, 2016). They are looking for ways to improve insurance coverage throughout North Carolina.

Invest in yourself and in your future with an Associate's degree.

Find out how you can earn a North Carolina Associate's in healthcare administration by requesting information from schools near you.

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Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Promotion
BSBA - Health Care Management
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (Concord, NC)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Services Leadership and Management
Davidson County Community College (Thomasville, NC)
Programs Offered:
AAS - Health Information Technology
Certificate - Health Information Technology
Diploma - Health Information Technology
East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Information Management
BS - Health Services Management
Miller-Motte College (Jacksonville, NC)
Programs Offered:
AAS in Electronic Health Records - Jacksonville, NC
Mount Olive College (Mount Olive, NC)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Health Care Management
Pfeiffer University (Misenheimer, NC)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration Dual Degree
Master of Health Administration
Master of Health Administration/Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Change Dual Degree
Randolph Community College (Asheboro, NC)
Programs Offered:
Associate in Applied Science in Healthcare Management Technology
Associate in Applied Science in Healthcare Management Technology (online)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Certificate in Public Health Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Policy and Management
Doctor of Public Health: Biostatistics
Doctor of Public Health: Health Policy and Management
Doctor of Public Health: Maternal and Child Health
Doctor of Public Health: Nutrition
Master of Health Administration
Master of Healthcare Administration/Master of Business Administration
Master of Healthcare Administration/Master of City and Regional Planning
Master of Healthcare Administration/Master of Science in Information Science
Master of Healthcare Administration/Master of Science in Library Science
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of City and Regional Planning
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of Science in Information Science
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of Science in Library Science
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Master of Health Administration
Master of Science in Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Public Health
Master of Public Health
University of Phoenix (Charlotte, NC)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Health Administration (online)
Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration
Winston-Salem State University (Winston-Salem, NC)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
Master of Healthcare Administration


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!