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MBA in Healthcare Management
Online Program

14 Mo.

Program length


Online

Format

33-36

Credits


$536

Cost Per Credit

Earn an MBA and become a difference-maker in healthcare

AccreditationIACBE accredited,1 Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Transfer creditUp to 9-12 approved semester credit hours
FormatEarn your MBA online or at select campus locations - full time or part-time
GMAT/GRENo GMAT/GRE required for admissions!
Waived enrollment fee Classes start March 6th
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Program

Gain strategic skills to advance into a leadership role in a wide range of healthcare-related organizations with an MBA in Healthcare Management from Herzing University. This MBA concentration builds upon our core MBA courses to provide you specialized knowledge and expertise in modern healthcare issues, trends and tools, and their application. You will gain an in-depth understanding of legal, ethical and compliance issues, healthcare finance, managed healthcare and more.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals, this program is ideal for you to take the step from clinical practice into management.

Additional program highlights:

  • Solutions-based curriculum with real-world scenarios to help you make strategic decisions
  • Learn from experienced graduate faculty in a student-centered learning environment that supports success
  • Earn your MBA online or at select campus locations - full time or part-time
Classes Start March 6th

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Dual Concentration Option

To help you build a solid foundation of leadership, problem solving and project management skills, Herzing’s MBA program allows you to tailor your degree to match your career goals. Choose to exclusively earn your MBA in Healthcare Management or pair this concentration with another concentration area to further distinguish yourself. The dual concentration option requires 42-45 credits for graduation.

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Curriculum

Healthcare Management MBA program classes and curriculum details

Herzing University’s healthcare management MBA concentration includes healthcare-focused courses in healthcare administration, health information management and health policy and management.

Earn your MBA online, with at least partial class availability offered at our Atlanta campus.

ProgramMonthsiCredits
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management1433-36
i. The program can be completed in as few as 14 months.
Program availability varies by location

Required Foundation Course(s) 3-6 Semester Credit Hours

* Only required for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in Business, a closely related discipline or its international equivalent.

Required Core MBA Courses - 21 Semester Credit Hours

or  Semester Credit Hours: 3.00

Additional Required Healthcare Management Concentration Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required.

Course prerequisites may be waived if the student has prior equivalent coursework or the approval of the Graduate Dean.

Tuition & Cost

Tuition & Cost

When you accept the 10% tuition discount from our Financial Commitment Scholarship, the cost of tuition for the MBA in Healthcare Management program is $536 per credit.1

You can potentially earn even greater savings by transferring credit from prior college coursework, applying for financial aid, or potential partnership opportunities through your employer.

Our goal is your career advancement. That’s why we are always working to improve our curriculum and processes to make our program as affordable as possible while preparing you best for success in your work.

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 Scholarships & Financial Aid

You may be eligible for multiple scholarships and grants, both through Herzing University and several national scholarship websites.

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 Military/Veteran Discounts

Veterans, Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers, and spouses may qualify for a 10% tuition discount or tuition reduction to $250 per credit.

VA/Military benefits 

i. Financial Commitment Scholarship eligibility requirements: Recommended that students limit student loan borrowing to only what is needed to cover the cost of tuition and fees. Students may borrow up to $2,000 in student loans in excess of tuition and fees to cover their cost of attendance and retain eligibility for this scholarship. Excess loan eligibility dependent on individual student situation.

Requirements

MBA program enrollment requirements

Enrollment prerequisites to enroll in Herzing’s MBA program include:

  • Completed bachelor’s or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or have completed a three or four year bachelor’s degree at a foreign college or university recognized as equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree by an approved foreign credential evaluator.
  • Meet and interview with a Herzing admissions advisor
  • Complete an application form

No minimum GMAT/GRE score is required for admission!

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Classes Start March 6th

Waived Enrollment Fee

Careers

What can I do with an MBA in healthcare management?

Jobs you may qualify for with an MBA in Healthcare Management include administrative and executive roles such as:

  • Clinical Director
  • Health Information Management Director
  • Health Manager
  • Mental Health Program Manager
  • Nursing Director
  • Practice Administrator
  • Program Manager

The specific jobs you will be prepared to compete for will depend on your previous experience as well as your MBA. For example, an experienced nurse who earns a healthcare management MBA may be qualified to compete for clinical director roles, while an experienced financial manager who switches to healthcare from another industry may focus solely on budget or fundraising leadership.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the average annual salary for medical and health services managers is $119,840 per year ($57.61 per hour).* Salaries will vary depending on your experience, seniority, and the local job market. Discover the average healthcare management salary by state.

An MBA is a Master of Business Administration. An MHA is a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration.

An MHA program prepares leaders specifically for the healthcare industry. MHA graduates can work in hospitals, care homes, and other related facilities.

An MBA in Healthcare Management teaches a more versatile skillset for business-oriented professionals. Students still receive targeted knowledge and practical skills for leadership in the healthcare setting, but also graduate with broader knowledge that can apply to many industries.

With Herzing you also have the option to pursue a dual concentration. You can make yourself even more competitive by taking on additional coursework in topics such as technology management, human resources or accounting—whatever best suits your personal strengths and professional goals.

Discover the main difference between MBA vs. Master of Science degrees and gain a better understanding of what degree is right for you.

We strive to make going back to school to advance your career as affordable as possible. Herzing offers several options for financial aid, including scholarships, grants, and loans.

You can use the Herzing University Tuition Wizard to find an estimate for tuition and expenses.

Healthcare management is the practice of administering the financial and operational aspects of delivering healthcare in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices and other healthcare institutions.

Healthcare management professionals act as a bridge between clinicians and upper management, insurers, and other third parties to ensure patients receive safe, cost-effective care that complies with laws and regulations.

Many traditional MBA programs can take two years to complete. Herzing University’s MBA in Healthcare Management can take as few as 20 months to complete if you study full-time, thanks to year-round online learning.

Nurses and other healthcare practitioners can benefit from earning a healthcare administration MBA. The advanced education in finance, accounting, human resource management and other business functions complements their clinical knowledge, equipping them for executive-level leadership.

In addition, the targeted courses in a healthcare MBA offer in-depth exploration of issues facing the healthcare industry, from ethical, legal and regulatory considerations to the impact of technology.

Absolutely! Earning a healthcare management MBA offers you the opportunity to develop broad-based, executive-level business management skills as well as specialized leadership skills for healthcare. In addition to gaining knowledge employers in healthcare are looking for, you’ll also hone your strategic planning abilities, strengthen your professional communication skills, and develop your personal leadership style.

Earning your MBA in Healthcare Management at Herzing is even more worth it, thanks to online flexibility, quality course content, and the opportunity to pursue another concentration that interests you.

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This program prepares an existing or emerging organizational or team leader with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, project management, production and operations. Application of theory to practice is emphasized through a problem-based/solutions-based curriculum, grounded in a framework of ethical leadership and global competition.

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Accreditations

Accreditations & Disclosures

1. The Business Division at Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.

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Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2021. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

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The program has an automatic transfer of credits, and allows you to transfer up to additional credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credit hours.

  Transfer Credit Hours
MBA - Accounting Online Campus
Tuition
Cost per Credit$595.00
Base Tuition$21,420.00
Savings from Transfer Credits (9 x $595.00 )(-$5,355.00)
Estimated Tuition Cost*$16,065.00
Fees
One-time Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Learner Resource Fee$490.00
Estimated Total Fee*$1,960.00
Total Semesters 1
RequiredNeeded
44
Total Credits
RequiredNeeded
3627
Estimated Cost 2
Base CostYour Cost
$23,380.00$18,025.00
Estimated Savings*
$5,355.00

Available Scholarships

Who Can Apply

Recipients and the amounts of the scholarships vary.

Requirements

Scholarship recipients, amounts, and terms and conditions are determined by Herzing University and its donors and are subject to change. An endowment is an amount of money (fund) that is given to the University with a stipulation that the funds are invested to earn annual interest rather than spent immediately. Students and alumni can learn more through the following channels: email give@herzing.edu, call (262) 735-6189, or visit https://www.herzing.edu/make-donation-herzing-university.

Who Can Apply

Any student in a degree-seeking program that makes on-time, out of pocket payments toward tuition and fee expenses.

Requirements

The amount of the payments made that exceed the amount of excess loan funding received will be used to calculate total award. Eligible students must make on-time payments, according to a predetermined payment plan. Restrictions may vary.

  • Matching percentage is based on student’s EFC at the time of application.
  • Student’s with a Pell eligible EFC will receive a 100% match
  • Students will non-Pell eligible EFC will receive 50% match
  • Students who do no complete the FAFSA will automatically qualify for the 50% match.
Who Can Apply

Available to applicants in any program that demonstrate a financial need, who are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Requirements

Must show financial need and are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Who Can Apply

Available to Herzing graduates who have re-enrolled in a higher-level degree

Requirements

Alumni may qualify as many times as they re-enroll in a higher-level degree

Who Can Apply

Employees of a business participating in the Herzing Partnerships Program

Requirements
  • Documentation showing proof of employment is required
  • Recipients must be packaged at direct cost (receiving financial aid for tuition and fees only)
Who Can Apply

Herzing is excited to award this scholarship during the season on giving. This scholarship is available to new, current, or re-enrolled student applicants.

Requirements

Must maintain continuous enrollment and submit online form. Recipients are chosen at random. For more information, please contact your Financial Advisor.


Questions?

Reach out to a member of the Financial Aid team at the Online campus:

Financial Aid Team
(866) 508-0748
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1 

Actual semesters to complete are dependent upon university approved transfer credits and program mapping.

2 

Estimated program length, estimated number of semesters, and estimated program shown above are standard by program for each student based on: a student taking a full-time course load each semester, the student not having any transfer credits (from previous Herzing experiences or from other post-secondary institutions), and successful completion of each course.

Current tuition rates for Nursing programs are effective through the Summer 2022 semester, and tuition rates for all non-Nursing programs are effective through the Fall 2022 semester.