Prepare to work on the business side of healthcare in a fast-growing field. SUNY Cortland’s healthcare management degree, one of the first of its kind in the SUNY system, links the College’s strong reputations in business economics and public health.
You’ll gain foundational training for roles related to finance, human resources or business management across various settings — hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and larger healthcare systems among them.
The projected growth rate for health services managers by 2024 is 17 percent nationally and 12.5 percent in New York state, with an average annual salary of $128,470 for hospital administrators statewide, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Young alumni work in various roles and settings, including hospitals, physicians’ offices, outpatient care centers, rehabilitation facilities and home healthcare service agencies. Prominent alumni include Richard J. Pollack '77, president and chief executive officer of the American Hospital Association.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Credit Hours: 120