Health Care Administration
Inspired to make a difference in health care.
You’re inspired to make a difference in your community and use your leadership skills in ways that benefit others, particularly in the health care field. Decisions made by health care administrators can help improve hundreds, even thousands, of lives every day. That’s why Marian’s health care administration program prepares graduates with the skills to serve their communities, so you can make the most of every decision you make.
Through the health care administration program, you’ll engage in courses that integrate real business challenges, as well as a curriculum focused on your specific field of interest. The program provides students with the knowledge and skills to understand all aspects of health care delivery, including medical staff relations, patient care services, human resources, finance, as well as planning and development. Students enhance their health care administration studies with a second business major to increase their expertise and marketability in the healthcare professions.
As part of the health care administration program, you will not only gain a valuable foundation of knowledge, but also engage in internship experiences in various specialized areas of employment. Students have participated in internship experiences in a variety of settings, including Beaver Dam Community Hospital, Oscar Johnson VA Medical Center, St. Agnes Hospital and Swedish American Hospital.
Marian's health care administration program prepares you for professional careers in a variety of areas, including ambulatory and rehabilitation centers, healthcare associations, health insurance organizations, hospitals and healthcare systems, medical group practices, nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. Through quality internship experiences, your hands-on experience will enhance your résumé and establish relationships with numerous organizations, which often lead to professional employment opportunities.
The Marian Difference
With an applied approach, Marian's health care administration program enhances your knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the health care field, provides one-on-one personal support from faculty and prepares you to be successful following graduation.