Health Care Administration Major Skills List

Here's a list of the skills that employers seek when hiring Health Care Administration majors. Skills vary by job, so also review these skills lists for a variety of different occupations.

Highlight the skills you acquired during your classes, campus activities, internships and jobs held during college in your cover letters, resume and job applications.

Health Care Administration Major Skills

A - C

  • Accounting
  • Active Listening
  • Analyzing Legal Issues in Healthcare
  • Applying Ethical Concepts to the Delivery of Healthcare
  • Applying Healthcare Financial Management Concepts
  • Applying Knowledge of Healthcare Payments, Insurance and Government Support
  • Applying Theories of Organizational Development
  • Assertiveness
  • Assessing Outcomes for Healthcare Entities
  • Assessing Patient Satisfaction
  • Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of Healthcare Entities
  • Attention to Detail
  • Budgeting
  • Collaboration
  • Communicating Complex Financial Concepts
  • Conducting Scientific Research
  • Constructing Surveys
  • Critical Thinking

D - M

  • Delegating Tasks
  • Devising Viable Scientific Research Models
  • Evaluating Approaches to Human Resource Management in Healthcare
  • Evaluating the Validity of Published Scientific Research
  • Evidence Based Management Techniques
  • Facilitating Group Discussion
  • Following Directions
  • Identifying Key Issues Related to Healthcare Delivery
  • Issuing Constructive Criticism
  • Leadership
  • Learning and Remembering Medical Terminology
  • Marketing Applied to Healthcare
  • Mathematics 
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Multitasking

N - R

  • Note Taking
  • Ongoing Learning
  • Organizational
  • Persuading Others to a Point of View
  • Planning a Large Scale Project for Improving Quality at a Facility
  • PowerPoint
  • Preparing and Presenting Financial Information and Reports
  • Presentation
  • Prioritizing
  • Project Management
  • Proposing Strategies for Financing Healthcare Initiatives
  • Receiving Constructive Criticism
  • Recommending Strategies for Improving the Quality of Services at a Specific Provider

S - Z

  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stress Management
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management 
  • Understanding Scientific Concepts
  • Utilizing Statistical Methods to Analyze Data
  • Working independently
  • Working Under Deadline Pressure
  • Writing Health Policy Analyses
  • Writing Program Critiques
  • Writing Research Papers

More Lists of Skills
Here’s a list of skills employers are looking for, including soft skills, general skills, and hard skills for a variety of different jobs.

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