Career Paths in Healthcare Management


Career paths usually start in an entry-level or mid-level management role in healthcare management. There is usually some specialization, with these managers choosing to lead within specific areas of organizational structure. Such areas include:

  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Information technology
  • Government relations
  • Marketing and public affairs
  • Material management
  • Planning and development
  • Operational management
  • Medical staff relations
  • Nursing administration
  • Patient care services.

With the field's rapid growth and expansion, there are plenty of ongoing opportunities for career advancement. For your greatest success within healthcare management, you should focus your education upon a specialized area of personal and professional interest.