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Associate in Healthcare Administration in Pennsylvania
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Health Administration Associate Degrees in Pennsylvania

 When you decide to start career in the healthcare industry, you commit to becoming part of a team that spans your place of employment, your state, and the entire country. If patient care isn't up your alley, why not learn more about administrative career options?

Healthcare administrators ensure that facilities operate within state standards, process paperwork and funding requests, and maintain daily schedules. Discover what it takes to earn an Associate's in healthcare administration in Pennsylvania.

Start by reaching out to schools listed below.

 

Requirements for Health Administration Programs in Pennsylvania

 While comparing accredited healthcare administration programs, you may find that they have quite a bit in common. At minimum, you'll need to complete around 60 credits to graduate with an Associate's degree.

Some Pennsylvania schools require closer to 65 or 70 credits, due to the inclusion of internships or other types of practical experience. However, you may still be able to graduate in two or three years if you attend school full-time.

While most schools require that students maintain a conventional class schedule and attend in-person courses, there are some online healthcare admin programs in PA. You may want to compare both types of programs to decide which one fits your scheduling needs.

 

PA Healthcare Administration Programs: Course Options

  • Epidemiology
  • Economics of Health Care
  • Composition for Health Care
  • Legal Dimensions in Health Care
  • Ethical Issues in Health Care

 

 An Associate's in healthcare administration can give you insight into some of the biggest issues in this industry.

Take the first step on your educational path now by requesting information below.

 

Paying for School in Pennsylvania

 You may receive financial aid from a number of sources, helping you spend as little of your own money as possible on your education. It is also good to avoid excessive student debt, which is why you should spend some time applying for scholarships and grants. The Pennsylvania Foundation is one of the largest scholarship organizations in Pennsylvania, providing dozens of grants each academic year.

 

Healthcare Administration Jobs in Pennsylvania

 Your career options may be dependent on which part of Pennsylvania you live in and whether or not you have practical work experience in this field. S

ome people work behind the scenes as medical information technicians. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average salary of $38,120 per year (2016). By 2024, demand for medical information technicians may swell 12% (O*Net, 2016).

If you have worked in healthcare or management before, look into becoming an administrative services manager. They earn an average of $97,330 per year (BLS, 2016). O*Net anticipates a 7% jump in job openings by the year 2024 (2016).

Patient representatives are the first line of contact for patients with scheduling, payment, and paperwork needs. They earn a mean annual income of $34,780 (BLS, 2016). A 6% increase in job openings may occur between 2014 and 2024 (O*Net, 2016).

 

Current Issues in Pennsylvania Healthcare

 As an administrator, you may use your education to improve healthcare in Pennsylvania and provide patients with more options. Pennsylvania has made great progress in recent years, with a significant improvement in availability of family planning options between 2015 and 2016 (FOX 43, 2016).

Now that you know what's involved in this type of program, find a school that fits your educational needs.

Browse the list of Pennsylvania Associate's in healthcare admin programs below and contact schools that catch your eye.

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Arcadia University (Glenside, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Business Administration - Health Administration
Certificate - Health Administration
MBA - Global Health
MS - Public Health
Brightwood Career Institute (Franklin Mills, PA / Harrisburg, PA / Philadelphia, PA / Pittsburgh, PA)
Programs Offered:
Dental Assistant
Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant - AS
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Diploma
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Respiratory Care - Associates
Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Programs Offered:
MMM - Medical Management
Cedar Crest College (Allentown, PA)
Programs Offered:
Business Certificate - Healthcare Management
Chestnut Hill College (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
MS - Administration in Human Services
Community College of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh, PA)
Programs Offered:
AS - Health Information Technology
AS - Health Unit Coordinator
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
BA - Health Service Administration
BS - Health Sciences
Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Programs Offered:
BS - Health Management Services
BS - Health Science
BS - Healthcare Supply Chain Management
MHMS - Health Management Systems
Eastern University (Saint Davids, PA)
Programs Offered:
MBA - Health Administration
Gwynedd-Mercy College (Gwynedd Valley, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Immaculata University (Immaculata, PA)
Programs Offered:
BA in Health Care Management (online)
King's College (Wilkes Barre, PA)
Programs Offered:
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration
Graduate Certificate in Public Health Administration (online)
Master of Science in Health Care Administration
La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration
Lebanon Valley College (Annville, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management
Luzerne County Community College (Nanticoke, PA)
Programs Offered:
Associate in Applied Science in Medical Office Specialist
Associate in Applied Science in Medical Reimbursement and Coding Specialist
Marywood University (Scranton, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Arts in Health Services Administration
Masters of Health Services Administration
McCann School of Business & Technology (Carlisle, PA / Dickson City, PA / Online, PA)
Programs Offered:
Electronic Health Records - Associate in Specialized Business - Carlisle, PA
Electronic Health Records - Associate in Specialized Business - Dickson City, PA
Medical Office Assistant - Diploma - Online (online)
Misericordia University (Dallas, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management
Mount Aloysius College (Cresson, PA)
Programs Offered:
Master of Science in Health and Human Services Administration
Penn State Harrisburg (Middletown, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Administration
Masters in Health Administration
Masters in Health Policy and Administration
Pennsylvania College of Technology (Williamsport, PA)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology
Bachelors of Science in Health Information Management
Bachelors of Science in Health Information Management (online)
Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Business - Health Services Option
Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Administration
Masters in Health Administration
Masters in Health Policy and Administration
Philadelphia University (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Public Health
Bachelors of Science in Health Services Management
Masters in Business Administration in Health Care Management
Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Science in Health Services Administration (online)
Saint Francis University (Loretto, PA)
Programs Offered:
Master of Health Science in Healthcare Administration (online)
Saint Joseph's University - Online (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
M.S. in Health Administration (online)
MS in Health Administration - Informatics Specialization (online)
Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Risk Management
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health: Health Policy
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health: Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Master of Healthcare Management
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Healthcare Financial Management
The University of Scranton - Online (Scranton, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Bachelor of Science in Health Administration: Long Term Care Administration Concentration
MBA - Healthcare Management (online)
Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
Master of Public Health
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Economics: Health Care Management and Policy Concentration
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Care Management and Economics
Master of Public Health: Anthropology
Master of Public Health: Behavior, Psychology, Community Health
Master of Public Health: Environmental/Occupational Health
Master of Public Health: Ethics
Master of Public Health: Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology
Master of Public Health: Global Health
Master of Public Health: History and Sociology of Science
Master of Public Health: Nutrition
Master of Public Health: Policy and Health Care Management
University of Phoenix (Pittsburgh, PA)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Health Administration (online)
University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Master of Public Health: Health Care Program Management Track
Master of Public Health: Health Policy Track
Master of Public Health: Public Health Agency Management Track
Master of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Services: Health Care Supervision and Management Concentration
Masters of Health Administration
West Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester, PA)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Scienc in Public Health: Environmental Health Emphasis
Bachelor of Scienc in Public Health: Health Promotion Emphasis
Master of Public Health: Community Health Focus
Master of Public Health: Environmental Health Focus
Master of Public Health: Health Care Administration Focus
Master of Public Health: Integrative Health Focus
Master of Public Health: Nutrition Focus
Wilkes University - Online (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Health Care Administration Concentration


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!