Careers: Associate of Applied Business in Healthcare Management

November 15, 2021
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What can you do with a degree in Healthcare Management?

Join a rapidly growing industry and have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others daily. A healthcare management technology (HCMT) professional ensures a healthcare facility is running as it should in terms of budget and the goals of the facility’s practitioners. Essentially, an HCMT professional oversees the day-to-day operations of a healthcare facility.

What is Next After My Graduation with the AAB in Healthcare Management Degree?

Students can continue to pursue a Bachelor’s in Technical and Applied Studies (BTAS) while working.

Employment Opportunities for Graduates

This degree allows students to transition into healthcare administration or hospital administration careers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of medical and health services managers to grow 32 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. Data from BLS.gov also shows the median annual wage for graduates of an AAB Healthcare Management program and entering this career field was $63,941 in 2018.

Professionals within this field may work at organizations such as:

  • Clinics
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Healthcare associations
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Physician practices
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Universities and research institutions
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You may want to consider the Physician Practice Management Certificate.

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