Best Health/Health Care Administration/Management colleges in Iowa 2021

According to the Association of University Programs in Health Administration, degree programs in either health care administration or health care management typically offer students three areas of focus: general management, specialist training, or a specific focal point within the industry. Students will learn the fundamentals of overseeing health services and how to develop, plan, and manage health care operations within health care facilities. They will also develop the necessary basic oral and written communication, problem solving, and managerial skills. Typical courses cover health care system operations and management, business policy, health care economics, behavioral science, health care finance, public relations, information systems, financial management, law and regulations, and health care marketing.

Career opportunities can be found in nursing homes, clinics, mental health organizations, private practices, research institutions, hospices, and hospitals. The annual median pay in 2010 for medical and health service managers was more than $80,000 for those with at least a bachelor?s degree. The health care industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation because of aging baby boomers, increasing average lifespan, health care reform, and the advancement of medicine technology. Dedicated health administrators and managers are essential in maintaining and improving health care.

Best Health/Health Care Administration/Management colleges in Iowa for 2021

Saint Ambrose University
Davenport, IA

Saint Ambrose University offers 1 Health/Health Care Administration/Management degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city.

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List of all Health/Health Care Administration/Management colleges in Iowa

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center Logo Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center Des Moines, IA   170 : 1 1,530
Des Moines Area Community College Logo Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
2/5
66 : 1 23,258
Waldorf University Logo Waldorf University Forest City, IA
4/5
64 : 1 3,071
Graceland University-Lamoni Logo Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA
5/5
23 : 1 1,733
Mercy College of Health Sciences Logo Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines, IA
4/5
14 : 1 795
Iowa Central Community College Logo Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, IA
2/5
55 : 1 5,237
University of Dubuque Logo University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA
5/5
21 : 1 2,302
Saint Ambrose University Logo Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA
5/5
15 : 1 2,968
Simpson College Logo Simpson College Indianola, IA
5/5
17 : 1 1,355

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