Grand Canyon University prides itself on being a military-friendly institution. GCU equips military students with the tools and resources that they need to be successful in their college journey. Servicemembers can prepare for a career in healthcare through GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, which offers many programs for military students and is dedicated to the learning experience and preparation of every student to take on the modern day medical field. Here are a few healthcare and nursing programs for veterans:
When you envision your future, what do you see? Can you imagine yourself working in a healthcare setting as a healthcare administrator? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry is expected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024 due the aging of the baby-boom generation. There has never been a better time to consider a career as a healthcare administrator, and it is important for anyone who is interested in this field to be aware of what healthcare administrators do on a daily basis.
Health care administrators play an essential role in the health care industry. These professionals make sure that their facility is organized and on top of its agenda. In addition, this is a rewarding career that can open the door to many opportunities in the health care field.
Becoming a health care administrator is hard work and requires a lot of dedication; however, the results are absolutely worth it. Here are three reasons to become a health care administrator!
If you are interested in earning a bachelors in healthcare administration, then you might be wondering what kind of opportunities will be available to you after graduation. Pursuing a BS in healthcare administration can open several doors within the healthcare field:
The increasingly complex field of healthcare has been growing at a rapid rate. For this reason, Grand Canyon University’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions offers healthcare degrees to advance students’ ability to creatively respond to changes in nursing, direct care and health administration fields.
In particular, the field of healthcare administration is growing faster than average. Therefore, careers in this field are in extremely high demand. Healthcare administrators are responsible for managing and organizing medical services in a variety of different settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes and health agencies.
By Pascale Lee, MHA
Faculty, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions
Grand Canyon University recently hosted Health Sciences, Engineering and Technology (HSET) Day. Formerly known as Health Sciences and Nursing Day, this event has expanded to include the growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
For this event, GCU invites high school juniors and seniors to our main campus in Phoenix to learn about career options in health care and STEM fields. During this event, these high school students have an opportunity to hear from speakers working in these fields, attend interactive presentations, tour GCU’s science labs and learn about GCU’s programs.