Using your Psychology degree to begin a career in Health Services Administration
With your Psychology degree you can move into a career in Health Services Administration. There are a wide variety of jobs in the Health Services Administration field managing resources needed to deliver effective public health services (e.g., managing the database at a school clinic, developing budgets for a health department, creating polices for health insurance companies) or directing hospital services are just some of the careers you might pursue with a public health degree in health services administration. It is important to note that you might need to take some courses more directly related to Health Services Administration to be competitive for jobs. These would include courses in Health Administration or Business. You might even consider getting a Master's degree in Health Services Administration in a College of Public Health or even a Master's in Business Administration (MBA).
mphprogramslist.com lists the average yearly income for a Health Services Administration worker at $81,000.
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