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6 Reasons Why You Should Get An Online Healthcare Master’s Degree

In the healthcare field, the days of graduating with a bachelor’s and landing a job with room for continuous growth have passed. Yes, there are exceptions, but typically not the norm. In today’s ever-evolving industry with technology taking jobs, it is becoming necessary to go one step further in distinguishing yourself from the pack. How do you do that? By attaining a master’s degree to set a solid foundation for professional growth.

So now you wonder, will the academic, personal, and financial rigor earning a graduate degree pay off?

Here are 6 reasons why a Master’s in Healthcare Services Administration is an investment in yourself, your career, and your future.

1. Increase Your Job Prospects

An M.S. in Healthcare Services Administration opens doors, and the general fact is that higher salaries are typically bestowed upon professions that require more specialized skills with greater responsibilities. Having a master’s will inherently be more financially lucrative, making you applicable for managerial and directorial positions.

2. So, you want to change your career?

After receiving a bachelor’s degree, you went out into the world and spent a few years absorbed in our healthcare industry, only to realize that in order to move up or change careers, you need something to set you apart. If you are looking to jumpstart a new career, increase your salary, have more options down the road, consider our M.S. program. You can find more information about us, click here.

3. Return on Investment

As a leader in this industry and your community, you need to constantly be thinking ahead and the added value of programs and partnerships you get yourself and your team involved in. So what is in it for you by getting this degree? When considering higher education, it is wise to calculate the return on investment based on industry data. According to the recently released Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the profession of pharmacy is only expected to grow incrementally between now and 2026, but Healthcare Administration is growing at a much faster than average rate. Did you know that you can earn your Masters in Health Services Administration in just five semesters?

4. Our Graduate Courses are Far More Stimulating

Undergraduate programs cover a wide variety of subjects, some more generalized and others more topic-specific. Graduate-level courses, on the other hand, are entirely concentrated on your particular interest in the field you have elected to pursue. Many of our students love the practicality of our program and we have industry renowned professors guiding you through these courses.

5. Financial assistance: Where there is a will, there is always a way.

Research your options. Students in our Master of Science in Health Services Administration online program will be eligible for in-state tuition if they are members of any national healthcare-based organization related to a specific profession, federal agency employees (including active-duty military), pharmacy residents, and other healthcare-related residents. We also have a variety of financial solutions for corporate partners looking to partner with higher learning institutions to provide options to their staff. If you are a corporate partner interested in more information, please feel free to contact for more information.

6. You can work in the comfort of your own home.

Gone are the days where you have to pick a master’s program that is close to your workplace and your young and growing family. With our online program, you have the ability to enjoy our courses anywhere in the world, as long as you have adequate wi-fi. Although we are not able to offer this program internationally yet, it doesn’t mean that you can’t vacation! All you have to do is make sure to log in for our Sunday evening class.

To apply to our online MSHSA program, please click here.

For more information about our program, click here.

To learn more about our accredited institution, you can check out the home page of the University of Wyoming.

Want more information about the University of Wyoming's M.S. in Health Services Administration program? Contact us today.