Becoming a Healthcare Administrator

Defining who a Healthcare Administrator is + Discussing Healthcare Administration.

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4333 learners
2 hours
1 quizzes
3 lessons
What you'll learn
  • Understand the structure of the healthcare industry
  • Understand the history of the healthcare industry
  • Describe the role of the healthcare administrator
  • Explain the educational requirements needed to becoming a healthcare administrator
  • Describe the potential paths to becoming a healthcare administrator

Book: Freshman Manager, Sink or Swim by Lana Bamiro (free copy for a limited time when you register for this course)

Additional information

Are you a college student considering a career in healthcare? Are you a foreign medical graduate who wants to integrate into the healthcare system in America? Do you want a challenging yet exciting career where lives get changed? If you answer yes to any of the above, this course is for you.

This comprehensive course teaches you everything you need to know, and do, in becoming a healthcare administrator in the US Healthcare System. If you want a rewarding career, financially and otherwise the healthcare industry could be just the way forward for you.

In here, you will learn what it means to be a healthcare administrator. You'll also get a high level description of the prospects in this career, the best ways in, what the job market is like, and an early view on the steps needed to pursue a career in healthcare administration. Whether you’re a college student still trying to figure out what you want to major in, or a professional looking for a career change into the healthcare field, this course is for you!

Content and Overview

We start with looking at the structure of the US Healthcare System, and then we go into the history of the industry looking back 100 years. We progress into what the role of a healthcare administrator is in such a complex yet exciting industry. We discuss the educational requirements to becoming a healthcare administrator, and explore the many paths to achieving an ultimate goal of being a Hospital CEO or President of a healthcare system. Lastly, I share my personal experience as a healthcare administrator; we review my book titled Freshman Manager, Sink or Swim (which you’ll be getting a free copy) on my freshman year as a healthcare administrator.

Becoming a Healthcare Administrator