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Student Spotlight: Summer Norment

Summer Norment knew her calling in life from a young age. From taking care of her sick grandmother at the age of seven to exploring a multitude of different healthcare roles later in life, she was certain her future was in the medical field. Above all, her dream is to one day open her own … Continued
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Making Your Community Healthier with a Degree Focused on Public Health

Written by Meghan Hope, Program Director, BS in Healthcare Administration. Are you looking for a career that improves the lives and health of people in your community? Do you find yourself interested in any of the following questions- What steps can hospitals take to prepare and respond to natural disasters? How do health systems around the … Continued

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Innovation in Healthcare: ACU Master of Healthcare Administration

Healthcare is changing radically. Innovations in technology and modified legislation have resulted in a shifting landscape—one that opens up significant opportunities for leadership. A master’s degree in healthcare administration offers a high-demand, fast-growth career path. Many physicians are selling their private practices to hospitals, insurance costs are rising, and the healthcare needs of the aging … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Meghan Hope

When people first think of healthcare, most think about the doctors and nurses whom we have face-to-face contact with during the course of our lives – but there is so much more to it than that. We sat down with Meghan Hope, ACU Online’s Program Director for Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Master … Continued

ACU Online Master of Healthcare Administration

ACU Online launches Master of Healthcare Administration

Abilene Christian University is launching a new online degree program – Master of Healthcare Administration – beginning in August 2021. The degree is offered through ACU Online and is designed for professionals working in healthcare settings who want to enhance their leadership and administrative skills. “This is a great opportunity for ACU to expand our … Continued

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The Growing Need for Healthcare Administrators

When you picture yourself leading a team, what do you see? A bustling wing in a medical center? A tree-lined residential community where patients live on-site? A hometown private practice? There’s a wide array of options in the healthcare industry, and the knowledge and skills you’ll develop while earning your Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) … Continued

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What Can You Do with a Healthcare Administration Degree?

Written by Meghan Hope, Program Director, BS in Healthcare Administration The healthcare field is changing faster than almost any other sector of society, and its rapid transformation has become a hot topic in today’s conversations and media. There’s no better time to consider a career in healthcare administration. What is the Job Outlook for Healthcare … Continued

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The Top Five Industries in High Demand for 2021

The year 2020 will forever be trademarked by COVID-19. It not only brought heartbreaking health challenges, record-breaking case numbers and months of lockdown, but also an economic recession that affected thousands upon thousands of employees across a vast number of industries. This left people out of jobs and trying to navigate a new professional world, … Continued

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This Is What a Healthcare Admin Job Description Looks Like

In 2020, the median salary for medical and health services managers was $104,280, and it is predicted to rise in coming years. In fact, employment in this field is expected to grow 32% from 2020 to 2030—much faster than average for other occupations. While demand is high, healthcare administrators need to hold a wide range … Continued