A health care administration degree can be obtained in many ways. The bachelor’s degree is usually for entry level positions. A master’s degree is either preferred or required for mid-level or senior-level positions. More opportunities open up with a graduate degree allowing for more advanced positions. Courses for these degrees may include accounting, economics, health
law, health policy, finance, human resources, and statistics. Certifications for the degree are offered through a board certification by the American College of Healthcare
Executives and licensure will be state-by-state mainly for Nursing
Home Administrators and Residential Care/Assisted Living Administrators. The scope of practice with this degree has a wide range of options.