This is a great time to be choosing Allied Health Administration for a career.  Allied Health Administrators (also called Medical and Health Services Managers) describes the leaders that manage hospitals, hospital networks, and/or health care systems.  These medical professionals ensure that the medical departments within a healthcare facility are running smoothly and that the resources are used in an efficient manner.  There are two (2) types of administrators; generalists who are responsible for an entire facility or multiple departments and specialists who are responsible for a specific department.  Duties and skills for both types of administrators involve overseeing management processes, setting directions and resolving issues for the clinical team, planning, organizing, and managing operations, and staying abreast of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures that impact the efficient use of these medical facilities.  Most Allied Health Administrators are employed full-time primarily in hospitals, but are also employed in medical offices and clinics.  While working primarily on day shifts, their duties may require them to be responsible for after-hour shifts as well.

Factors that you should consider when selecting the UA Allied Health Administration program for your education:

  • the program is almost entirely online allowing you to continue in your current employment when enrolled in the program
  • the high caliper of the students admitted into our program assures a high probability of your completion of the program and ability to obtain a well-paying position after graduation
  • during the program we offer clinical experiences at one of our affiliated local hospitals giving you the opportunity to build invaluable contacts with local leaders in the medical community

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook, Allied Health Administrators (Medical and Health Services Managers) can expect a faster than average job growth over the coming decade.

Medical and Health Services Managers Job Growth Outlook

Additionally, the BLS also projects the median pay for Allied Health Administrators (Medical and Health Services Managers) to exceed $99,700/annually!

Medical and Health Services Managers Median Pay