Top Degree Programs in Health Administration - Henderson, NV

Students interested in pursuing studies in health administration in the Henderson, NV, area have a few schools to choose from. Read about the top local school's degree programs, ranking and tuition info to find the right school for you.

School and Ranking Information

There is only one public institution with degrees in the field found within a 25-mile radius of Henderson. Based on its school type, student services and programs offered, the following school is regarded as the top school in the area for receiving an education in health administration:

  • Winner: University of Nevada, Las Vegas is the only nearby public school that has programs in the field. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in health care administration.

School Info Chart

Category University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Rankings Tied at #228 for High School Counselor Rankings for National Universities (2014)*
Location Las Vegas, NV
School Type 4-year, public
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) $6,690 (in-state), $20,600 (out-of-state)**
Health Administration Degrees Offered Bachelor's, Master's
Health Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013 51**
Most Popular Health Administration Degree Level in 2013 Bachelor's (31 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 43%**
Noteworthy UNLV's Health Care Administration Student Association is available to both undergraduate and graduate students***

Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***UNLV website

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • The graduate degree program in health care administration is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health
  • The Department of Health Care Administration and Policy has 5 of its own full-time faculty members
  • UNLV's undergraduate program in the field is certified by the Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration
  • The master's degree is the only one of its kind offered at Nevada public universities

University of Nevada, Las Vegas had nearly 28,000 students enrolled as of fall 2014. The university has over 200 total degree programs. This institution has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

The Department of Health Care Administration and Policy offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration and Policy and a Master in Health Care Administration. The BS requires courses such as health care law, managed care, finance and multiple independent studies. The master's program calls for up to 48 total credits. Students in this program take courses covering the topics of research methods, health care economics and finance. Students also complete an internship in the field.

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