Denver, Colorado (PressExposure) December 14, 2009 -- Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the country today, expected to generate millions of jobs for professionals in the field over the next few years. With the objective of training students who can become a part of this growing industry, CollegeAmerica now offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Administration.
The Bachelor of Healthcare Administration degree is offered by CollegeAmerica through all its campuses across Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona, except Phoenix campus. The healthcare administration degree program is designed to impart a unique combination of clinical and business skills to its students, preparing them for managerial or administrative positions in a variety of healthcare facilities.
Armed with this degree, graduates can find employment opportunities in hospitals, doctorsâ offices, nursing or residential care facilities, home healthcare services, outpatient care centers, elder care facilities, etc.
With many students looking for fast-paced, career-focused degrees, the college facilitates the completion of this course in 36 months or less under its FastFlex program. Classes start every month, which cuts down on the waiting period.
Students who enroll in this program will learn diverse management concepts in healthcare settings such as anatomy & physiology, accounting, insurance & healthcare reimbursement, healthcare policy & economics, HIPAA & healthcare policy, healthcare finance, management, principles of health & disease, HMO management, and long-term care administration. The program trains them in techniques needed to function as a successful healthcare manager. Strategic planning, resource management, office procedures, medical terminology, and leadership skills are some of the key takeaways of this course.
With respect to employment opportunities, the numbers speak for themselves. Employment of medical or healthcare managers is expected to grow 16 percent by 2016. With the healthcare industry continuing to expand owing to the aging profile of the country, the U.S. Department of Labor has also projected a faster than average growth for healthcare managers.
Since CollegeAmerica believes that a college degree is the gateway to increased earnings and better quality of life, it offers assistance with financial aid to deserving students so lack of funds doesnât come in the way of learning. The college educates students about various finance options as well as the loans & grants they are eligible to receive.
For details about the Bachelor of Healthcare Administration program, call at 1-800-622-2894 or visit http://www.collegeamerica.edu to request for more information.