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Old 03-03-2015, 09:42 AM
 
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Best community college in Atlanta for healthcare administration or management. I just really want to attend a good school.
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:06 PM
 
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Honestly, I don't think too much of the community colleges in Atlanta. They are all pretty much the same IMO and not all that good but IMO most community colleges aren't good due to making you take "remedial" classes based on an assessment and you having to waste financial aid on those classes many times . But Atlanta Metro is very cheap and it does allow you to transfer to a better university later on and have the majority of your credits transfer over. Georgia Perimeter college is the same.

What type of healthcare administration or management position are you looking to get into? HR or some sort of healthcare field (RN/LPN/OT/ etc) with added administration or management duties. You can always look to the 4 year traditional state/public colleges universities. Atlanta metro is a 4 year college now but they only offer 4 year degrees in specific fields. I would think that Georgia State would be a better option than them though due to having more of a network for jobs/etc.

In any case, I think you need to speak to a guidance counselor if you are still in high school, if not, you may want to speak to admissions coordinators at your top choices and seeing if it would be a good fit for you and your goals.
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:29 PM
 
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I say Chattahoochee Tech in Marietta and Atlanta Metro College. i have also heard nice things about Gwinnett Tech
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:31 PM
 
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Join the Air Force.

To answer your question the best one is one that is close to you
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:57 PM
 
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Clayton State has an excellent reputation in the Community College realm.
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Old 03-04-2015, 08:42 AM
 
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Thanks for the replies...I'm going for the business aspect of heath care. I currently live in fayetteville nc...so im really thinking about going to school out here I have been researching the schools for the health care administration field and they are very good. I have always wanted to move to ATL but I think that it's better for me to move there once I have my degree. ..I know that the job market out there isn't all that great. I don't want to put myself and my child in the position to struggle. Thanks for all the replies. City data is awesome...because of the honest replies
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Old 03-04-2015, 09:33 AM
 
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Thanks for the replies...I'm going for the business aspect of heath care. I currently live in fayetteville nc...so im really thinking about going to school out here I have been researching the schools for the health care administration field and they are very good. I have always wanted to move to ATL but I think that it's better for me to move there once I have my degree. ..I know that the job market out there isn't all that great. I don't want to put myself and my child in the position to struggle. Thanks for all the replies. City data is awesome...because of the honest replies

True...the job market is picking back up compared to 2012 when i moved to live in Bama(terrible mistake for me). The health care field is booming in metro atlanta from people i know and what i have been hearing
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Old 03-04-2015, 10:47 AM
 
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Thanks for the replies...I'm going for the business aspect of heath care. I currently live in fayetteville nc...so im really thinking about going to school out here I have been researching the schools for the health care administration field and they are very good. I have always wanted to move to ATL but I think that it's better for me to move there once I have my degree. ..I know that the job market out there isn't all that great. I don't want to put myself and my child in the position to struggle. Thanks for all the replies. City data is awesome...because of the honest replies
Atlanta is suppose to get 150k jobs this year but it will be better to move here once you are done with school
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Old 03-04-2015, 11:00 AM
 
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I agree with other posters. Attend school in-state, then move here once that's finished. There are many hospitals and health centers here, so you should have great opportunity in your field. I have friends and family who work for various hospitals around the metro area. They each found employment relatively easily and are happy with the pay and benefits (great for your little one!).
Good luck.
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Old 03-04-2015, 03:57 PM
 
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I from Fayetteville, NC as well, went to Pine Forest HS before I graduated here. But back to your question finish your degree in NC if you can then move here and get your Bachelors. I am currently attending Clayton State University, while the academics are average I find it to be a better school personally than Georgia State because of the more one on one I am having with the teachers. CSU also has a very liberal transfer credit policy. They also have degrees for people that have completed A.A.S which is the type of degree you get from technical colleges not community colleges, as well, the school has a Bachelor Degree in Healthcare Administration and Master Degree in Healthcare Administration.

http://www.clayton.edu/business/HCMG/HCMG-Entry-Level
http://www.clayton.edu/mha
http://www.clayton.edu/ids/bas
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