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Internships & Careers

One of the requirements for the Health Care Management program is successful completion of HCM 566 Health Care Cases and Project. In fulfillment of this course, students have the option to write a research paper or participate in an approved internship or fellowship. Past Health Care Management students have held internships at
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda
  • Various social service and health care organizations in the metro DC area
 
Careers
Marymount’s program will prepare students to enter a growing job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow 16 percent from 2008 to 2018, faster than the average for all occupations. The healthcare industry will continue to expand and diversify, requiring managers to help ensure smooth business operations.”

Students graduating from 2011-2013, reported finding employment in their field within 3 months of graduation at a rate of 71%. 29% of students graduating within that timeframe reported pursuing additional education within 3 months of graduating.

Marymount’s Health Care Management program prepares students for careers as
  • Hospital administrators
  • Managed care coordinators
  • Financial/operational managers in HMOs