Healthcare Administration Schools

As a professor or instructor of healthcare administration classes at one of the 931 accredited healthcare administration schools in the country, you play a central role in shaping the future of this growing field. The trends in the healthcare administration academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes healthcare administration training at the following levels:

  • Healthcare Administration Certificate
  • Associates degree in Healthcare Administration
  • Bachelors degree in Healthcare Administration
  • Masters degree in Healthcare Administration
  • PhD degree in Healthcare Administration


Statistics

Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Healthcare administration professionals

232,920 242,640 258,130 271,710 282,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

There were 282,990 healthcare administration professionals working in the US in 2010. The number of healthcare administration professionals has grown by 21% between 2006 and 2010.

This growth is faster than the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010, which was 1%.

National Salary percentiles for Healthcare administration professionals

10th percentile
$51,280
25th percentile
$65,650
50th percentile
$84,270
75th percentile
$109,490
90th percentile
$144,880

Nationally, the median yearly salary earned by healthcare administration professionals was $84,270 in 2010. The national median salary for all professions, was $68,155 in the same year. Thus, the median yearly salary for healthcare administration professionals in the US was 37% more than the national median salary for all professions.

National Median Salary Growth For Healthcare Administration

$73,340 $76,990 $80,240 $81,850 $84,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Healthcare administration professionals' salaries have seen a 15% growth from the year 2006 to the year 2010.

Educational Trends

National Healthcare Administration Student enrollment growth by degree

1,999 2,741 4,933 3,388 2,995
3,919 4,417 4,501 4,655 5,212
69 107 126 148 184
5,275 5,361 5,416 5,693 5,672
8,484 7,516 8,166 7,488 6,654
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Healthcare Administration
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Healthcare Administration
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration
  • Grey: Certificate in Healthcare Administration

We are seeing a rapid change in the career outlook for healthcare administration professionals. However, the story on the educational front is quite different. In 2006, 19,746 students graduated from healthcare administration degree programs in the US. In 2010, 20,717 students graduated from healthcare administration schools.

Thus, in 4 years, there was a 5% growth in the number of healthcare administration graduates. This growth in the number of students graduating from healthcare administration courses is less than the 12% growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general.

Healthcare Administration Programs offered Nationwide

associate
206
bachelor
249
master
218
doctor
21
Certificate
282
Total976

The number of schools offering healthcare administration programs has decreased. There were 743 healthcare administration schools across the country in 2006. And there were 931 schools in 2010.

Healthcare Administration Faculty Salaries

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States

  1. Florida68 Schools
  2. California63 Schools
  3. Pennsylvania60 Schools
  4. North Carolina56 Schools
  5. Ohio51 Schools
  6. Texas44 Schools
  7. Michigan43 Schools
  8. Minnesota31 Schools
  9. New York28 Schools
  10. Virginia27 Schools
  11. Georgia26 Schools
  12. Arizona25 Schools
  13. Massachusetts23 Schools
  14. Missouri23 Schools
  15. Illinois22 Schools
  16. Wisconsin22 Schools
  17. Indiana21 Schools
  18. Kentucky21 Schools
  19. Tennessee20 Schools
  20. Colorado18 Schools
  21. Kansas17 Schools
  22. Louisiana15 Schools
  23. Washington State14 Schools
  24. Oklahoma13 Schools
  25. Oregon13 Schools
  26. Utah12 Schools
  27. Iowa12 Schools
  28. Alabama12 Schools
  29. Maryland12 Schools
  30. Arkansas11 Schools
  31. South Carolina11 Schools
  32. West Virginia8 Schools
  33. South Dakota8 Schools
  34. New Jersey7 Schools
  35. New Mexico7 Schools
  36. Connecticut7 Schools
  37. Washington DC7 Schools
  38. Nebraska7 Schools
  39. Idaho6 Schools
  40. Nevada6 Schools
  41. Mississippi6 Schools
  42. Rhode Island5 Schools
  43. New Hampshire4 Schools
  44. North Dakota3 Schools
  45. Maine3 Schools
  46. Delaware3 Schools
  47. Hawaii3 Schools
  48. Wyoming2 Schools
  49. Vermont1 Schools
  50. Alaska1 Schools
  51. Montana1 Schools

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