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Online Healthcare Administration Career Center

Welcome to Healthcare Administration Center! Here you will find resources dedicated to helping you begin your career as an administrator in the healthcare field. State-specific degree programs, fellowships, job opportunities and interview tips are just some of the helpful things you will find on this site.

Healthcare Administration Schools in Idaho

Idaho is one of the least populous states in the US. However, that’s not to say that there isn’t opportunity to further your education in health administration.

Several options (listed below) are available to you if you are looking to get your Masters in the health admin field. You may have to pick up and move to get to the limited number of school locations in the state, but who doesn’t love a road trip. If you’re curious, the the main locations are Boise and Pocatello.

In terms of employment opportunities, Idaho is on the lower end of the scale for total employment. According to the 2012 BLS data, Idaho employs approximately 1500 individuals in the field of health administration. Many of them are located in the city of Boise.

Annual mean wage for a health admin worker is approximately $75000. The lower mean wage is partially made up for by the fact that Idaho has a relatively low cost of living,

Healthcare Administration Schools in Idaho

Boise State University

boise stateMaster of Science in Health Services Leadership

Must have a bachelor degree in a health related field, must also have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be considered for the program

15 credit minimum

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Idaho State University

idaho stateMBA – Health Administration

This program offers a traditional MBA with the option to focus in specific areas including health administration

Requires nine credit hours selected from health admin grouping

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University of Phoenix

u of phoenixDoctor of Health Administration

This program is offered as an online option which is great for those of you who cannot move closer to Boise/Idaho State

Credit hours vary

More info

Cost of Living in Idaho

As mentioned earlier, the cost of living in Idaho is a bit lower than the average in the rest of the US. This is great when it comes to finding housing if you plan to live near campus for school. Be prepared to pay more as you move closer to a university campus. This is true of any city.

Take a look at the chart below for more information about the cost of living and other ratings for the state. You can compare Idaho to the rest of the US in several categories.

cost of living idaho

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