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Healthcare jobs and career outlook

Healthcare job opportunities are growing. Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Building specialized skills can help you stand out among the competition. By applying to one of Purdue’s healthcare management graduate certificates, you can take your first small step toward a greater variety of healthcare jobs; advanced leadership opportunities; and success working in hospitals, medical centers and other healthcare facilities. A graduate certificate can prepare you for the following careers:

Healthcare Leadership

  • Hospital CEO
  • Hospital administrator
  • Clinical director
  • Practice manager
  • Chief nursing officer
  • Director of risk management
  • Director of communications and marketing
  • Director of strategy

Healthcare Operations

  • Hospital or clinic finance professional
  • Hospital or nursing home administrators
  • Business development professional
  • Medical device manufacturing professional
  • Insurance professional
  • Pharmaceutical professional
  • Hospital or clinical finance manager
  • Medical insurance manager
  • Chief financial officer
  • Director of healthcare IT

Healthcare Quality Improvement

  • Director of quality management
  • Process improvement specialist
  • Outpatient quality improvement reviewer
  • Process improvement/quality coordinator
  • Program director, quality improvement
  • Quality improvement manager/nurse
  • Quality assurance specialist
  • Healthcare project manager
  • Director of healthcare IT
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