An Option to the Associate in Science in Business Administration
- Who supports the doctors, nurses, and technologists in keeping a hospital running day to day?
- Do I need to be a doctor or nurse to be a healthcare leader or CEO in a hospital?
- How do I move beyond my entry-level position in healthcare?
All of these questions can be answered through the field of Health Administration.
- You have a passion for the “greater good” knowing that your decisions will impact the health and lives of many people in your community.
- You enjoy doing research and problem-solving.
- You like working on group projects as part of a team.
The major of Health Administration provides students with the skills to manage hospital and healthcare facilities including patient care, budgeting, and daily operations. Possible transfer opportunities in this field include: Stockton University, Bachelors of Science in Public Health with a concentration in Health Administration; Kean University, Bachelors of Science in Management, Bachelors of Art in Public Administration, or Bachelors of Science in Public Health; and Rutger’s University (New Brunswick Campus, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy) offers a B.S. and Masters in Health Administration. Other transfer opportunities are available, visit the OCC Academic Advising & Transfer Services Office for more information.
Certified Project Manager (CPM) credential will be offered to students as part of the Health Administration course. The more advanced ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives) board certification becomes available upon completion of an MS degree.