as few as 12 months*
This quality accredited MBA in Healthcare Management program is one of few MBA programs offered regionally focusing on healthcare management. The program is 100% online with reasonable entry requirements. The curriculum includes general management along with healthcare focus. Academically respected and AACSB-accredited, the program is also impressively affordable.
*Average completion time is 18-24 months.
Students must take all 9 courses.
Focuses on leadership and development issues addressed by members of the top management team and other upper-level managers. Topics include coordination between and among units, managerial control systems, and the development of management talent within the firm.
Use of accounting data in the decision-making process and in the analysis and control of business operations.
Financial management of the firm with special emphasis on financial planning, capital concepts.
Analysis of the operations management functions from a manager's perspective. Quantitative techniques related to decision making such as linear programming, statistics and selected operational models are applied to operations management problems in both the service and manufacturing industries.
Investigation of issues managers face when trying to lead individuals and organizational units to achieve corporate objectives. Focus of the course emphasizes the individual and group levels of analysis.
Focus is on the role of HR managers and practices in developing competitive advantage for the firm. Considers the role of both specific HR practices and the overall HR architecture in enhancing firm performance.
An analysis of contemporary problems in marketing with emphasis on dynamic market characteristics.
Students adopt the top management’s view of the firm and focus on positioning the firm to gain strategic advantage in the competitive marketplace. Industry analysis, planning and implementation of competitive strategy, evaluation of strategy alternatives, utilization of appropriate controls, and the evaluation of the administrative process are emphasized.
An intensive study of the different aspects of international business including, but not limited to, international politics, culture, economics, finance, technology, marketing, ethical decision-making, strategic planning and management, and human resource development in a global environment.
An exploration of current health management topics that are not covered in other courses.
An introduction to the American healthcare system, its components, organizations, and management in the system. Subjects will include the historical development, structure, operation, and current and future directions of the American healthcare delivery system and healthcare ethics.
A review and analysis of current trends in the health care field with a focus on managed care and the implication for business and marketing practitioners.