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Associate in Healthcare Administration in Ohio
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Health Administration Associate Degrees in Ohio

 In the busy Midwestern state of Ohio, healthcare is a huge priority for voters and residents. While it's important for facilities to increase the amount of care providers available, it is equally important to have a strong team of administrative support staff to manage office operations and patient needs.

Discover how you can begin a career in health administration by requesting information on healthcare administration degrees from Ohio schools.

 

Requirements for Health Administration Programs in Ohio

 An Associate's degree generally lasts two years and results in the completion of 60 to 70 credits. It is a convenient option for those who want to start working as soon as possible, as well as those who may want to advance their education in the future.

Many state universities and colleges have credit transfer programs that allow Associate's degree graduates to transfer credits to a Bachelor's program. As you earn your required credits, you may take a set of core healthcare administration courses.

 

Healthcare Administration Associate Coursework

  • Medical Terminology and Body Systems
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Introduction to Health and Human Services Organizations
  • Health Care Information Systems
  • Funding Health and Human Services Organizations

 

 Ohio online Associate's in healthcare admin programs make this field of study accessible to those who do not live close to a two-year school. This option is also popular with those who wish to work full-time while earning their degree.

Whether you earn your degree online or in person, consider making time for an internship in your second year of school. It may help your post-graduation job search.

Finding the right school can help you get more out of your education.

Contact healthcare administration schools in Columbus, Ohio and other cities below.

 

Paying for School in Ohio

 After being admitted to a program, it's time to apply for financial aid. Of course, it's important to fill out the FAFSA and find out if you qualify for federal aid. However, you can also apply for grants through local companies and organizations. One major resource for healthcare students is the Ohio Health Care Association.

 

Healthcare Administration Jobs in Ohio

 If you enjoy working with technology and paperwork, you may use your education to become a health information technician. In Ohio, the average salary in this field is $38,400 annually (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016).  Between 2014 and 2024, job openings may increase 13% throughout the state (O*Net, 2016).

You may take on management and supervision duties as an administrative services manager. The average annual salary is $84,420 (BLS, 2016). By 2024, job openings may jump 7% (O*Net, 2016).

Patient representatives are often responsible for the majority of patient contact regarding bills, appointments, and test results. The average annual salary for a patient representative is $33,300 (BLS, 2016). O*Net predicts a 6% boost in job openings by 2024 (2016).

 

Current Issues in Ohio Healthcare

 The field of healthcare may see a significant overhaul in coming years, giving you the chance to help companies navigate major changes. Healthcare facilities and insurance companies are adjusting to anticipated changes in healthcare expenses, healthcare availability, and federal funding (Biz Journals, 2016).

Now that you know what it takes to get started in this field, make your move today.

Discover how you can earn an Associate's degree in healthcare administration in Ohio by reaching out to schools below.

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Beckfield College (Tri-County Cincinnati, OH)
Programs Offered:
Health Information Technology
Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
Programs Offered:
BA - Allied Health
MBA - Business Admin: Health Service Administration (online)
Bryant & Stratton College (Parma, OH)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Services Administration (online)
Chancellor University (Cleveland, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science - Health Services Management block credit (online)
Bachelor of Science - Health Services Management without block credit (online)
MBA - Business Administration: Health Services (online)
Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Sciences
BS - Health Sciences-Podiatric Medicine
MBA - Healthcare Administration
MBA - Healthcare Administration (online)
MSHA - Health Sciences
Columbus State Community College (Columbus, OH)
Programs Offered:
AAS - Health Information Management
AAS - Health Information Technology
Franklin University (Columbus, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Allied Healthcare Management
Bachelor of Science in Allied Healthcare Management (online)
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Information Systems Management (online)
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (online)
Lakeland Community College (Kirtland, OH)
Programs Offered:
Program in Health Information Management Technology
Lourdes University (Sylvania, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio (Toledo, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
Miami Jacobs Career College (Columbus, OH / Independence, OH)
Programs Offered:
AAS in Electronic Health Records - Columbus, OH
AAS in Electronic Health Records - Independence, OH
Ohio Christian University (Circleville, OH)
Programs Offered:
BA in Healthcare Mgmt. (Degree Completion) (online)
Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health:Biostatistics Track
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health:Environmental Health Sciences Track
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health:Epidemiology Track
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health:Health Behavior and Health Promotion Track
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health:Health Services Management and Policy Track
Masters of Health Administration
Masters of Health Administration or Masters of Public Health with a law degree
Masters of Health Administration/Doctor of Medicine
Masters of Public Health
Masters of Public Health/Doctor of Medicine
Masters of Public Health/Doctor of Optometry
Masters of Public Health/Doctor of Pharmacy
Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Health Care Services Administration
Bachelors of Science in Long Term Care Administration
Certificate of Health Care Services Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Health Care (online)
Masters of Health Administration (online)
Masters of Public Health
Owens Community College (Perrysburg, OH)
Programs Offered:
Associate in Health Information Technology
Tiffin University (Tiffin, OH)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Administration (online)
University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management Administration
Master of Public Health: Leadership, Management and Policy
University of Northwestern Ohio (Lima, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Health Care Administration
University of Phoenix (Independence, OH)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Health Administration (online)
University of Rio Grande (Rio Grande, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
Ursuline College (Pepper Pike, OH)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management
Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Health Services Administration
Wright State University (Dayton, OH)
Programs Offered:
Master of Public Health: Emergency Preparedness Speciality
Master of Public Health: Health Promotion & Education Speciality
Master of Public Health: Management Speciality
Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Health Care Management
Master of Health Services Administration
Master of Health Services Administration/Master of Business Administration
Master of Health Services Administration: Long Term Care Concentration
Youngstown State University (Youngstown, OH)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Nursing Home Administration
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management
Master of Public Health


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!