Numerous degrees or certifications may qualify someone for the position of healthcare administrator. Connecticut’s demand for healthcare managers is growing even faster than the national average. Look at the listed colleges below to find the right training for your career path.
List of Healthcare Administration Degree Schools in Connecticut
Healthcare Administration Certification in Connecticut
Several professional organizations offer certification in healthcare administration, as well as continuing education credits. The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) is a leading national organization which offers a variety of professional credential desginations. The Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals (AHCAP) is another certification agency which offers the cHAP designation for those who pass its exam.
Salaries for Healthcare Administration Jobs in Connecticut
Connecticut consistently ranks in the top ten states for highest paid healthcare administrators. Though there is quite a bit of variation within Connecticut depending on the area, all regions of Connecticut offer salaries higher than the national average. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2010 (the most recent year available) a healthcare manager in Connecticut earns an average of $71,000, well above the state average for all employees.
List of Healthcare Administration Programs in Connecticut
There are seven accredited schools in Connecticut offering education toward a career in healthcare admininstration. Many more colleges offer online only programs, but for those looking for the classroom experience, these seven schools offer courses culminating in a certification, an Associates, Bachelors or a Masters degree. Quinnipiac University also offers a specialized Long Term Care Administration Certificate.
University of Connecticut Storrs
University of Connecticut of New Haven
Norwalk Community College
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
St Vincent’s College
Western Connecticut State Universi
University of Phoenix-Fairfield
|SCHOOL NAME||CITY||PHONE NUMBER||FULL ADDRESS||WEBSITE|
|University of New Haven||West Haven||(203) 932-7000||300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516, United States||http://www.newhaven.edu/|
|University of Connecticut||Storrs||+1 860-486-4900||Storrs, CT 06269, United States||http://uconn.edu/|
|Charter Oak State College||New Britain||(860) 832-3800||55 Paul Manafort Drive, New Britain, CT 06053, United States||http://www.charteroak.edu/|
|Western Connecticut State University||Danbury||+1 877-837-9278||181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810, United States||http://www.wcsu.edu/|
|St Vincent's College||Bridgeport||(203) 576-5235||2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606, United States||http://www.stvincentscollege.edu/|
|Quinebaug Valley Community College||Danielson||(860) 412-7200||742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239, United States||http://www.qvcc.edu/|
|Sacred Heart University||Fairfield||(203) 371-7999||5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825, United States||http://www.sacredheart.edu/|