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Career Outlook

Fastest Growing Field

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the field of health care management is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Increased Earning Potential

The average salary for medical managers in Idaho is around $72,800. With a Master's level education, graduates can expect a competitive advantage against their peers.

Job Titles Associated with the MHA

  • Hospital / healthcare Chief Executive Officer
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Hospital / health system Chief Operating Officer
  • Hospital / health system Vice President
  • Assistant Hospital Administrator
  • Director of Nursing
  • Director of Finance / Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of hospital / healthcare support services
  • Director of ambulatory care


  • Director of healthcare planning
  • Director of healthcare marketing / Public relations
  • Director of healthcare quality improvement
  • Healthcare compliance officer
  • Physician practice manager
  • Clinics manager
  • Long term care administrator
  • Insurance contracts administrator
  • Director of public health

Contact Us

Velma Payne, Ph.D., Program Director

Master's of Science in Health Informatics

Community and Public Health Department

921 South 8th Ave

Pocatello, ID 83209 Stop 8109


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