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Healthcare management is an increasingly attractive field. More and more business students are choosing this specialization because of their skill set, a desire to work in this unique and important industry, or an interest in working in a hospital or clinic rather than a traditional company. Healthcare management involves a variety of responsibilities, not limited to handling finances, approving budgets, filing claims, scheduling and training, and helping to shape a clinic or hospital's public image.

To help healthcare managers succeed in this line of work, healthcare management students study basic business principles, as well as those that are unique to the health care industry. They must have thorough knowledge of the healthcare system, specifically of the laws and policies governing health care and the way the insurance industry functions. Much of a healthcare manager's skills are acquired on site, so employers are impressed by candidates who apply with internships, work study, or volunteer experience in healthcare management.

All jobs in healthcare are expected to grow over the coming years, and healthcare management is no exception. Now is an excellent time to pursue a graduate degree in healthcare management, as students will likely find that an investment in education is a good choice.

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