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News & Press: Members in the News Publishes New Ranking of Online Master's in Healthcare Administration Program

Tuesday, September 22, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Melinda Dorning

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13 Colleges and Universities With Business Programs Accredited by ACBSP are Among the Top Online Master's in Healthcare Administration Programs in New Ranking by 

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- has published a ranking of the top online Masters of Healthcare Administration degree programs.

Using The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare of Healthcare Management (CAHME), The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) as a starting point to identify online healthcare management programs, assembled a ranking of schools based on cost, length of program, accreditation and course curriculum. 

The schools included in this list are:

George Washington University, Washington D.C.

New England College, Henniker, NH

Rutgers School of Health Related Professions, Newark, NJ

University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ

Saint Joseph College, Standish, ME

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Trident University, Cypress, CA

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

DeSales University, Center Valley, PA

Brenau University, Gainesville, GA

Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

University of Denver, Denver, CO

Penn State World Campus, University Park, PA

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Oswego-SUNY, Oswego, NY

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

Post University, Waterbury, CT

University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL

Regis University, Denver, CO

Florida International University, Miami, FL

New England College of Business, Boston, MA

Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK

University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

St. Leo University, Saint Leo, FL

Utica College, Utica, NY (Candidate for ACBSP Accreditation)

Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH

Kaplan University, Chicago, IL

Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ

Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

University of Maryland University College, Largo, MD

Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Rivier University, Nashua, NH

University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Louisiana State University-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA

Ashford University, Clinton, IA

A.T. Still University, Kirksville, MO

University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


The full ranking can be viewed here:

"You can't argue that healthcare in the United States is a booming business," said Susan Kemppainen, editor of, "and current employment opportunities in healthcare are unprecedented."

"With the passage of the Affordable Care Act," Kemppainen said, "more and more people are accessing healthcare than ever before and the healthcare industry is needing more qualified clinicians, technicians and administrators in order to provide quality patient care."

One critical component necessary for the running of quality hospitals, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities and physician groups is the need of well -prepared administrators. "Healthcare administrators wear a variety of hats," said Kemppainen, "and advanced education is important for administrators to effectively understand regulations, technical needs, clinical requirements and personnel needs."  Graduate programs across the country are offering degrees in Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration with a healthcare concentration to help meet the growing needs of healthcare administrative professionals.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the need for healthcare administrators will grow 23% between 2012-2022 and the median salary for this position is currently around $88,580. is an independent online publication dedicated to providing accurate and useful information for prospective students considering a career in medicine. In addition to medical school profiles, reviews, and rankings, you will find online resource guides for a variety of medical fields, medical career and salary information, as well as interesting and fun articles and infographics on medical related topics.

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