Top Degree Programs for Health Administration - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Seven schools in the Fort Lauderdale, FL, area have top ranking health administration programs. Read on to find out more about what these top schools have to offer for health administration, as well as tuition and degree information.

View popular schools

School and Ranking Information

Most of the schools offering health administration programs in or within 20 miles of Fort Lauderdale are private nonprofit or for-profit institutions. Based on ranking, school type and number of undergraduate and graduate degrees conferred in health administration, the following university is considered a top school in the Fort Lauderdale area for this field of study:

  • Winner: Florida Atlantic University is the only 4-year public university in the Fort Lauderdale area with studies in health administration. The university offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in health administration. It awards the highest number of each degree in this subject compared to other schools in the area providing the same studies.

School Info Chart

Category Florida Atlantic University
Rankings #194 among research universities (2014)*; #130 among universities in the South (2014)*
Location Boca Raton, Florida
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $4,790 (in state); $17,234 (out-of-state)**
Health Administration Degrees Offered Bachelor's and master's
Health Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013 146**
Most Popular Health Administration Degree in 2012-2013 Bachelor's (118 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 41%**
Noteworthy First public university opened in southeast Florida***; bachelor's and master's degree programs in health administration accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Sources: *Forbes; **NCES College Navigator; ***Florida Atlantic University

Find schools that offer these popular programs

  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Information and Records Admin
  • Health Information Technology
  • Health Management and Clinical Administration
  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Health Ward Supervisor
  • Medical Administrative Assistant or Secretary
  • Medical Claims Examiner
  • Medical Facilities Management
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Medical Insurance Services
  • Medical Office Computer Technologies
  • Medical Office Management
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Staff Services
  • Medical Transcriptionist

Florida Atlantic University

  • Offers internship opportunities in professional settings
  • Master of Health Administration program can be taken full- or part-time
  • Evening and online courses offered in the Master of Health Administration program

Founded in 1964, Florida Atlantic University is a public research school that offers over 170 bachelor's, master's and graduate degree programs across ten colleges to more than 30,000 students each year. The university has a satellite campus, which is one of six campus locations, in Fort Lauderdale. Both health administration degree programs can be found within the College of Business.

In the Bachelor of Health Services program, students learn about healthcare organization and administration, health law, healthcare financial management, health research methods, and planning in health organizations. They also learn the basics of accounting, statistics, economics and information systems. A health practicum course requires working at least nine hours per week in a healthcare setting for one semester.

The Master of Health Administration program includes foundation courses in business, accounting and marketing principles, along with core courses that focus on the business side of healthcare. Students also complete elective courses and an internship with a healthcare management organization. Students with at least four years of experience can pursue an Executive Master of Health Administration; a 4-course graduate certificate in health administration is also available.

Next: View Schools

What is your highest level of education?

Some College
Complete your degree or find the graduate program that's right for you.
High School Diploma
Explore schools that offer bachelor and associate degrees.
Still in High School
Earn your diploma or GED. Plan your undergraduate education.

Schools you may like:

Popular Schools

The listings below may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users.

    • MBA - Health Care Management
    • Master of Healthcare Administration
    • MS in Management - Health Care Management
    • Master of Health Informatics
    • Master of Health Information Management
    • MS in Nursing
    • BS in Healthcare Administration
    • BS in Health Science
    • BS in Health Information Management
    • Medical Office Administration Certificate
    • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

    What is your highest level of education completed?

    • BS: Healthcare Administration

    What is your highest level of education completed?

  • What is your highest level of education?

    • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    • MS in Health Care Administration
    • MBA: Health Systems Management
    • BS in Health Care Administration
    • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science

    What is your highest level of education?

    • Health Care Administration, B.S.
    • Health Care Administration, A.S.

    What is your highest level of education completed?

    • BA/Health and Human Services - Health Care Informatics Systems
    • BS/Health Information Management

    What is your highest level of education?

    • MSHS in Clinical Research Administration
    • MSHS in Clinical and Translational Research
    • MSHS in Regulatory Affairs
    • MSHS Clinical Operations & Healthcare Management
    • MSHS in Biomedical Informatics
    • Dual Degree: BSHS in Clinical Research Administration/MSHS in Regulatory Affairs
    • BSHS in Biomedical Informatics
    • BSHS in Clinical Operations and Healthcare Management

    What is your highest level of education?

  • What is your highest level of education completed?

    • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
    • Master of Arts in Government - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
    • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management
    • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
    • Master of Public Administration - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
    • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
    • B.S. in Professional Studies - Healthcare Management

    What is your highest level of education completed?

    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Healthcare Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Health Care Management
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Health Care Management

    What is your highest level of education completed?

Find your perfect school

What is your highest level of education?