Careers in Health Administration

Is Health Administration Right for You?

A health administration professor talks with students and colleagues
  • Why is a career in health administration different?
  • What types of positions are available to graduates of health administration programs?
  • What education is required for a career in health administration?
  • What does a typical program of study look like?
  • What skills are needed for a successful career in health administration?



Find a Program in Health Adminstration

Looking for a program in health administration to get you started on your career?

The AUPHA Directory of Programs provides detailed information on more than 200 AUPHA member undergraduate and graduate programs.  

Apply to a Graduate Program

Apply to grad school via HAMPCAS

Apply to a graduate program with the Health Administration Management & Policy Centralized Application Service. This service allows prospective students to apply to multiple programs all at once.

Find a Job

Looking for a position in practice or academe?  We track the new job openings that will lead you to your next step.  View all job openings.


AUPHA offers several scholarships for students of AUPHA member programs. Take a look at these and other scholarships to help you finance your health administration degree.