MBA Healthcare Management Degree

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Prepare to become a healthcare leader with a MBA in Healthcare Management.

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 degree 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 insurance company operations that face different types of healthcare service systems in the U.S.  

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

Program Highlights

  • 14-month IACBE-accredited program program when attending full time
  • 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

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 48 credits for graduation.

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Careers

Medical and Health Services Manager is rated #7 among Best Business Jobs by U.S. News and World Report for 2017

The job outtlook for medical and health services managers is expected to grow through 2024 according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics as the aging population continues to drive the need for more health care.

Whether you want to pursue a career in administration, healthcare finance, policy or information management; you will  be prepared to transition to administrative and management roles, including:

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Program Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Development Director

Curriculum

MBA in Healthcare Management Program Curriculum

As a student in Herzing's Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program, you will be prepared with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises, with a concentration of courses in healthcare management. Application of theory to practice is emphasized through a problem-based/solutions-based curriculum, grounded in a framework of ethical leadership and global competition.

Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to evaluate alternative solutions to complex management challenges in the field of healthcare.

View Program Course Sheet

A minimum of 39.00 semester credit hours is required.

Required Foundation Courses

All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 540Leadership Foundationsnone3.00
BU 550Research Methods and Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 560Managerial FoundationsBU 5403.00

Required Core MBA Courses

All courses, 21.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 600Leadership and Organizational BehaviorBU 5503.00
BU 610Finance and Accounting for Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 615Marketing and New Product DevelopmentBU 6103.00
BU 620Technology and InnovationBU 6003.00
BU 630Project and Operations ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 690Business Integration & Strategic PlanningBU 6003.00
BU 695 orGraduate Capstone Project orFinal semester3.00
BU 697 orGraduate Internship or 3.00
BU 699International Graduate Capstone 3.00

Additional Required Concentration Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 650Healthcare AdministrationBU 6003.00
HA 610Healthcare Policy and ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 654Health Information ManagementBU 6003.00

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