Personal Statement On Health Management

795 Words Mar 30th, 2016 4 Pages
“Follow your passion; it will lead you to your purpose,” Oprah Winfrey. My passion leading me to a degree in healthcare management has been the love I have for my son. Becoming a single mother, shortly before my son turned two-years-old, was life altering. Moving back in with my family, realizing I had no income, and no longer the team effort from his father, was an indescribable sense of failure as a parent. Obtaining a degree is my way to change that, and guarantee a future in which I will be able to independently raise and provide for my son. A degree in healthcare management is a stepping-stone to a diverse array of opportunities. Healthcare is an expanding field, and explicitly, healthcare management is growing faster than average. A degree in healthcare ensures job security, and carries the potential to impact people’s lives on a daily basis. “If I believe that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning,” Mahatma Gandhi. That quote can sum up my ambitions and determination to succeed. There is no other option, and I remain confident in my choice. I may not have started my journey with an unwavering passion to be in the health care field, but I have gained it along the way. Once I began courses pertaining to my major, I was enthralled by the insurmountable problems, chaotic financial struggles, lags behind other countries, global issues resulting in children dying from preventable illnesses, and the…
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