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Healthcare Administration Schools in Iowa

There are eight Iowa schools offering healthcare administration programs. 404 students graduated from programs at Iowa healthcare administration schools in 2010. 303 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 60 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 234 students graduate from healthcare administration programs in Iowa per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from healthcare administration programs. More specifically, 20 students graduated with healthcare administration certificates, 60 with an associate's level degree, 303 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 21 with a master's level degree.

Eight healthcare administration schools are located in this midwestern state. Out of these, three schools are public, while five schools are private. Private healthcare administration school tuition varies from $13,530 to $23,260.

Average tuition for programs in healthcare administration is $21,459. The highest tuition for healthcare administration programs, which is $23,260 per year, is at Mount Mercy University, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the Mercy College of Health Sciences.

Iowa schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in healthcare administration.

Healthcare Administration Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 234 students graduate from healthcare administration programs in Iowa per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from healthcare administration programs. More specifically, 20 students graduated with healthcare administration certificates, 60 with an associate's level degree, 303 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 21 with a master's level degree.

Healthcare Administration Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 17
  • Certificate 2010: 20
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 16
  • Associate 2010: 60
  • Bachelor 2006: 13
  • Bachelor 2007: 23
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 64
  • Bachelor 2010: 303
  • Master 2006: 64
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 12
  • Master 2009: 29
  • Master 2010: 21

Healthcare Administration Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 13 programs in healthcare administration. Of these programs, approximately 46.2% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Healthcare Administration Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44730
  • 25th Percentile: 56270
  • Median: 70670
  • 75th Percentile: 88000
  • 90th Percentile: 111580

Career Trends

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59790
  • Median Salary 2007: 64090
  • Median Salary 2008: 66510
  • Median Salary 2009: 69860
  • Median Salary 2010: 70670
  • Total Employed 2006: 4060
  • Total Employed 2007: 4180
  • Total Employed 2008: 4010
  • Total Employed 2009: 3880
  • Total Employed 2010: 3870

Iowa vs National Healthcare Administration Employment

Iowa vs National Healthcare Administration Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.368% (3870)

Healthcare Administration Schools in Iowa

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1. Graceland University - Lamoni

1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-5000

Graceland University-Lamoni offers one program in healthcare administration and this school, which is very close to Lamoni, Iowa, is located in a rural area. In terms of programs, this small school is the third largest institution in the state of Iowa offering healthcare administration.

2. The Mercy College of Health Sciences

928 Sixth Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239
(515) 643-3180

The Mercy College of Health Sciences offers one healthcare administration program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Des Moines, IA. Mercy College is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in healthcare administration.

3. Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center

3200 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 271-1400

Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in healthcare administration. 1,821 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school, overall. This specialized school is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in healthcare administration.

4. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College offers one healthcare administration program and it is located in Ottumwa, IA. Overall, 5,520 students pursue degrees in 56 Indian Hills Community College programs. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering healthcare administration programs.

5. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Founded in 1966, Western Iowa Tech Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of Iowa. This college offers students 39 certificates and 41 degrees at the associates level. 6,421 students pursued degrees from the 57 programs at this medium-sized college in 2010. It offers subjects including EMT, business, and dental hygiene. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

6. Saint Ambrose University

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898
(563) 333-6000

Founded in 1882, Saint Ambrose University is a 4-year institution. St. Ambrose, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Davenport, IA. This mid-sized school offers subjects such as language, political science, and technology. Students are offered 29 certificates, 75 bachelors level degrees, 23 degrees at the masters level, and two degrees at the doctoral level by it. 3,663 students sought degrees from the 95 programs at St. Ambrose in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

7. Upper Iowa University

605 Washington St
Fayette, IA 52142-1857
(563) 425-5200

Upper Iowa University, which is very close to Fayette, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. It offers two programs in healthcare administration. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in healthcare administration by this school. 5,741 students seek degrees in 68 programs at this school, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in healthcare administration.

8. Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
(319) 363-8213

Mount Mercy University offers one healthcare administration program and Mount Mercy, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in healthcare administration.

9. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1967. It is located in Estherville, IA. This college offers students 25 certificates and 40 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 3,264 students sought degrees from the 46 programs at this public college. This college offers subjects including healthcare and forensic accounting. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

10. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. This college offers two healthcare administration programs. Out of those, it offers students one healthcare administration certificate and one degree at the associate's level in healthcare administration. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

11. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College is located in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa and it offers one program in healthcare administration. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This community college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering healthcare administration.