Health Care Managers & Service Administrators
Learn about this occupation – including typical duties, education required, salary and job outlook information, job boards and more.
Managers in health care plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the delivery of health care services, such as diagnosis and treatment, nursing and therapy, within institutions, and in other settings, that provide health care services. They are employed in hospitals, medical clinics, nursing homes and other health care organizations. (National Occupational Classification)
Find detailed information about the occupation, including typical duties and working conditions, in the links below:
- National Occupational Classification (NOC) - Canadian occupational descriptions
- O*NET Online - U.S. resource for occupational descriptions and information
- OCCinfo by alis - Alberta-based occupational information
- Health Care Administration Officer - Canadian Forces
- Day in the Life of a Health Care Administrator - The Princeton Review (U.S.)
- Health Administrator - ExploreHealthCareers.org (U.S.)
- Hospital Administration Careers - HealthcareAdministrationEDU.org (U.S.)
- What Does a Health Services Manager Do? - Rasmussen College (U.S.)
- A Day in the Life of a Hospital Administrator - MHA Online (U.S.)
U of M Academic Calendar
The Academic Calendar & Catalogue outlines program admission and course requirements. Use the left menu to navigate to a specific faculty and program. To determine which degree path suits your unique occupational goals, speak with a Career Consultant. For support with course registration and academic issues, speak with an Academic Advisor.
Faculty and Department Homepages
Visit U of M's faculty and department homepage to learn about program application deadlines and processes, as well as additional in-house resources and opportunities.
- Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
- Asper School of Business (Note: MBA program includes Health Administration Concentration)
- Certificate in Management and Administration - Extended Education
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Labour market information
Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts.
- Canada Job Bank - Trend Analysis: Job Market Report (Winnipeg Region)
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job outlook for the U.S.
- Canada's Best Jobs 2018: Health Care Manager (#6) - Canadian Business magazine
- Health Care Administrator Salary (U.S.) - Chron.com
- Medical and Health Services Manager Salary - U.S. News
Professional associations may organize events and provide directories, job postings, career and labour market information. Student membership opportunities may also be available: engage, learn and network!
- Canadian College of Health Leaders - Manitoba Chapter
- Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research
- American College of Health Care Executives - Canadian Chapter
- Health Care Administrators Association (U.S.)
- American College of Health Care Administrators
- National Association of Healthcare Access Management (U.S.)
Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils
These resources provide industry news, labour market information and a list of potential employers. Remember, there are usually multiple industries worth exploring.
- Regional Health Authorities - Province of Manitoba
- Health Regions in Canada - listings and maps from Statistics Canada
- Canadian Association of Community Health Centres (CACHC) - members
- Children's Hospitals in Canada - list from Canada's Children's Hospital Foundations
- Radiation Oncology Centres - list from Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology
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