What can I do with a master’s degree in healthcare administration?

William Woods Business

In a recent blog post, we highlighted the various benefits and growth data of those with a master’s degree in healthcare administration. The kinds of jobs available are diverse, rewarding, and offer great pay. CNN Money’s 2017 Best Jobs in America list, in collaboration with Payscale.com, considers growth, pay, and job satisfaction when ranking jobs. […]

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Ruminations – Welcome

Stephen Forsha

Welcome to ruminations of a program director.  I hope to use this space to highlight issues in the business world, my thoughts on leadership and along the way, some musings on things happening in my little corner of the William Woods University. To set the stage, I am the program director for online undergraduate business […]

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Infographic: Master of Healthcare Administration By the Numbers

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As medical practices, hospitals and other healthcare services and organizations become larger and more complex to meet the demands of a growing and aging population, skills to lead in this highly niche industry become that much more of an asset. The new William Woods University Master of Healthcare Administration was created to meet the demand […]

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Becoming an entrepreneur without starting a business

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For many aspiring business professionals the most commonly thought of way of becoming an entrepreneur is to start a business. However, a recent Harvard Business Review article discusses another popular route toward entrepreneurship: business acquisition. Acquisition entrepreneurship is when an entrepreneur buys into an existing business that’s already running. And according to authors Richard S. […]

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Healthcare industry fastest growing economic sector

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in healthcare are among the fastest growing in the U.S. — above many other industries. While the most recent GDP growth report shows fourth quarter economic growth at 1.9 percent, annual rate of change for home health care services (4.8 percent), outpatient care centers (4.1 percent), other […]

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Business Course Spotlight: Productivity Tools

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Look to any business job or internship posting and you will likely see that one of the requirements is proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite. And while many new college students have used these programs to write a paper or give a project presentation during their high school days, few have acquired the advanced knowledge […]

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Business degree concentration: Entrepreneurial Management

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We often hear the words entrepreneur and business owner used interchangeably, yet becoming an entrepreneur takes more than just business acumen and knowhow. That’s why at William Woods University students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration online can choose entrepreneurial management as their concentration. Beyond learning the ins and outs of starting and […]

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Want to go big for that first job or internship? Look no further than Fortune 500 employers in Missouri

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According to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC), Missouri is home to 10 Fortune 500 companies. This ranks the state as number 18 when it comes to the number of Fortune 500s headquartered in one state. In fact, in the surrounding states, only Illinois is ranked higher with a total of 36 Fortune […]

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How to read financial news for business students

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Whether you are earning an MBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership or a bachelor in entrepreneurial management, keeping up with the latest business and financial news is an important part of preparing for your career. However, take an excerpt from any number of major business publications and you are bound to come across terms and concepts that […]

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5 Tips for business students interested in law school

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According to an Entrepreneur article, there are over 1.2 million attorneys in the United States, and almost half a million of them are entrepreneurs working for their own practice. Given this entrepreneurial trend among law school graduates, one wonders what role undergraduate education plays in feeding entrepreneurship ambitions. For Bachelor of Science in Business Administration […]

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