Accredited Online Healthcare Administration Schools and Degree Programs

Students interested in pursuing a degree and ultimately a career in healthcare administration can use this resource to find online healthcare administration degree programs. In addition to the resources below, we suggest using our school directory at the very bottom of the page.

  • Accreditation Agencies
  • Career Options
  • Notable Schools

Accreditation Agencies

Some of the programs listed on this page are accredited by one of the healthcare management accreditation organizations listed here. Others have institution wide accreditation through national or regional accreditors.

Career Options

Health and healthcare administrators are in demand in both public and private health settings. Degree holders may pursue a number diverse career paths that range from large public hospitals to small private practices. The chart below contains employment and wage data for Medical and Health Services Managers in different settings.

General Medical 112,160 $50.33 $104,680
Physicians Office 29,780 $46.79 $97,330
Nursing Care Facilities 20,050 $39.54 $82,240
Home Health Care Services 17,260 $42.63 $88,670
Outpatient Care Centers 15,970 $45.54 $94,720

Figures from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics , May 2012

Notable Schools

Picking a school can be a daunting task, especially when considering the sheer number of accredited colleges there are across the nation. Our database below can help with narrowing down your options for your specific program. In addition, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most notable online and campus-based schools offering degrees in this subject to help you begin your school search.


In this section you will find sampling of schools that offer Bachelors Degrees through fully online accredited programs. The schools and degree programs listed are ranked in one or more lists, such as U.S. News and World Report for the quality of their courses.

New England College

Henniker, New Hampshire / Online

New England College is a regionally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for both its online and physical programs. NEC offers 24/7 access to professor led streaming lectures. They offer accelerated seven week sessions up to seven times per year. NEC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, Florida / Online

FIT is located in Melbourne, Florida, not far from Cape Canaveral, and has received a top tier ranking from U.S. News and World Report , Forbe’s Top 20% of Regional Universities as well as accolades from Princeton Review, Baron’s and others. They are accredited by the Commission on Colleges to award degrees from associate through doctorate.

Campus Only

The schools and programs in this section are highly regarded traditional colleges and universities. They offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees in healthcare administration in addition to the many hundreds of other degree programs they have available.

University of California – Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Number 34 on the Forbe’s list of America’s Top Colleges UCLA is accredited by CAHME. UCLA is the most applied to university in the United States and received 72,000 freshman applications in 2012. UCLA’s faculty includes 13 Nobel Laureates, 10 National Medal of Science winners, 12 MacArthur Fellows and hundreds of other award and grant recipients.

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

Founded in 1913, Georgia State University is ranked by Forbes,Princeton Review and U.S. News and World Report . GSU offers a graduate level program in health administration that is accredited by AUPHA . In 2012 the university graduated more than 7,300 students who made an S1.5 billion economic impact. GSU is comprised of eight schools and colleges, including the Institute of Public Health.

American University

Washington, DC

Washington, DC Ranked in the Top 100 National Universities by both Princeton Review and U.S. News and World Report . American’s main campus is in the heart of our nation’s capital, with satellite campuses around the world.American University offers more than 100 undergraduate programs in disciplines ranging from Arts to U.S. Foreign Policy.