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Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management Online

Formalize your strategic business knowledge while preparing to excel in the rapidly changing healthcare environment.

04/19/2021 Next Application Due Date
05/10/2021 Start Classes

Program Overview

What our online MBA in Healthcare Management offers you

$30,219.60* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months* Program Duration
36 Credit Hours

Academically respected and AACSB accredited, the UT Tyler Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management online program enables students to earn an advanced degree from one of the most trusted university systems in the country for healthcare degrees.

Designed for individuals seeking advancement to their administrative, facility management, or leadership roles in the healthcare industry, as well as those seeking to formalize their strategic business knowledge; the online MBA in Healthcare Management program will prepare students to excel in the rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Students employed by corporate partner organizations may be eligible for a tuition discount of up to $5,000 for this program.**

Prepare for Success as a Business Leader in Healthcare

“Never before has there been more need in our economy for business leaders who understand how healthcare is delivered, administered, managed and paid for. And the demand will only grow.”

Kerri M. Camp, Assistant Professor of Marketing

In this program, you will:

  • Gain a practical understanding of the major facets of business operations, including financial, human resources, and operations management, with emphasis in the healthcare field
  • Analyze current industry trends with a focus on managed care and the implication for business and marketing practitioners
  • Examine ethical issues and learn to navigate the healthcare system through contemporary healthcare reform
  • Explore current topics, such as the influence and impact of psychological, sociological, and cultural aspects on consumers' actions in the healthcare marketplace
  • Enhance your knowledge, managerial skills and perspective to lead effectively in an increasingly complex and dynamic global society

Career Opportunities

The healthcare management job market is expected to grow 17% through 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

An MBA in Healthcare Management can prepare you for a variety of careers in the clinical and private corporate sectors, including positions in hospitals, nursing homes, private health businesses, medical staffing agencies, research labs and pharmaceutical companies.

  • Hospital Administrator or CEO
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Hospital or Residential Care Facility Executive Director
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Pharmaceutical Product Manager

*Average completion time is 18-24 months. Program price above reflects tuition and fees for a student taking 2 courses per session and includes a $20 mandatory fee per session. Please notice if a student only takes 1 course (3 hours) per session, their total costs will be slightly higher based on the extra sessions ($2,528.30 X 12 = $30,339.60).

**Students enrolled in the MBA in Healthcare Management online program who are employed by a partner organization may receive up to $5,000 off the total program cost. If you are not sure if your organization is a participating partner, please call 877-588-3286. In order to qualify for the discount, all required documents must be submitted by the posted deadline. Discounts are not retroactive.

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The College of Business and Technology at The University of Texas at Tyler is fully accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the international accrediting organization for business and management programs.

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Calendar

Upcoming dates and deadlines for our online MBA degree

Designed for working professionals, UT Tyler online programs conveniently feature multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that’s best for you.

04/19/2021 Next Application Deadline
05/10/2021 Start Classes

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Session Program Start Date Application/Document Deadline if applying for Financial Aid* Application/Document Deadline without Financial Aid** Registration/Payment Deadline Late Registration/ Final Payment Deadline
Spring 7W2 Mar 15, 2021 Feb 22, 2021 Mar 01, 2021 Mar 10, 2021 Mar 15, 2021
Summer 7W1 May 10, 2021 Apr 19, 2021 Apr 26, 2021 May 06, 2021 May 10, 2021
Summer 7W2 Jun 28, 2021 Jun 7, 2021 Jun 14, 2021 Jun 24, 2021 Jun 28, 2021
Fall 7W1 August 30, 2021 August 9, 2021 August 16, 2021 August 26, 2021 August 30, 2021
Fall 7W2 October 18, 2021 September 27, 2021 October 4, 2021 October 14, 2021 October 18, 2021

*The deadline for students applying for financial aid does not guarantee students will receive financial aid.
**This deadline is for students using funding other than financial aid to pay for tuition and fees.

All policies regarding the payment or refunding of tuition, fees and charges comply with applicable statutes and are approved by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. If a person desires clarification of any matter relating to payment or refund of such charges, or believes special circumstances warrant exceptions to the published policy, the Office of Business Affairs at UT Tyler should be contacted.

  • For students seeking Financial Aid, the application and document deadline is 3 weeks before semester start date.
  • For students not seeking Financial Aid, the application and document deadline is 2 weeks before semester start date.
  • A students who misses deadlines will be admitted for the following session.
  • Tuition & fee bill is due two business days before session start date. First drop-for-nonpayment is at close of business on bill due date.
  • Students who are not on academic probation are able to add, drop, and swap courses until the close of business on the first day of class (see calendar for deadlines).
  • Students who are on academic probation/suspension must submit probation paperwork and registration form to their Graduate Advisor for approval in order to enroll.
  • After the first day of classes, re-enrollments are only permitted if the drop was due to university error.

Tuition

UT Tyler's affordable degree tuition

The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Business Administration online. Tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.

$856.10 Per Credit Hour
$30,219.60* Program Tuition

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Program Per Credit Hour Per Course Per Program
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management $856.10 $2,528.30 $30,219.60*

*Program price above reflects tuition and fees for a student taking 2 courses per session and includes a $20 mandatory fee per session. Please notice if a student only takes 1 course (3 hours) per session, their total costs will be slightly higher based on the extra sessions ($2,528.30 X 12 = $30,339.60).

Tuition & Fee Refund Schedule

If a student formally drops one or more courses through the Registrar's Office, the University will refund applicable tuition and fees collected for courses a student drops within the first four days of the session, provided the student remains enrolled at the institution for that session. Refunds for courses dropped by a student who withdraws later in the session from the University will be calculated according to the following schedule:

Partial Withdrawals

  • From registration through fourth day of session: 100%
  • After fourth day of session: no refund

Complete Withdrawals

For refunds, the effective date of withdrawal will be the date when the withdrawal is officially completed and recorded by the Registrar's Office. If the University cancels a scheduled course of instruction, all fees will be refunded. No refunds will be made unless applied for in the same school year as the withdrawal. Immediate refund will not be made to students who withdraw during the refund period. Normally, a refund will be made within 30 days from the last day of scheduled refunds to the student's chosen refund preference (check, direct deposit (ACH) or P2 card).

Session Start Date 100% Refund 80% Refund 50% Refund Census Date Withdrawal Deadline
Spring 7W2 Mar 15, 2021 Mar 14, 2021 Mar 15 - 17, 2021 Mar 18 - 20, 20201 Mar 19, 2021 Apr 16, 2021
Summer 7W1 May 10, 2021 May 09, 2021 May 10 - 12, 2021 May 13 - 15, 2021 May 14, 2021 Jun 11, 2021
Summer 7W2 Jun 28, 2021 Jun 27, 2021 Jan 28 - 30, 2021 Jul 01 - 03, 20201 Jul 02, 2021 Jul 27, 2021
Fall 7W1 August 30, 2021 August 29, 2021 Aug 30 - Sept 1, 2021 Sept 2 - Sept 4, 2021 September 3, 2021 October 1, 2021
Fall 7W2 October 18, 2021 October 17, 2021 Oct 18 - Oct 20, 2021 Oct 21 - Oct 23, 20201 October 22, 2021 November 19, 2021

All policies regarding the payment or refunding of tuition, fees and charges comply with applicable statutes and are approved by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. If a person desires clarification of any matter relating to payment or refund of such charges, or believes special circumstances warrant exceptions to the published policy, the Office of Business Affairs at UT Tyler should be contacted.

Note: Census and Withdrawal Deadline prescribed by University’s Academic Calendar. 100% refund up to the day before start date, 80% refund from the start date through the third day of session, 50% refund from the fourth day of session through the sixth day of session.

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Admissions

Learn more about degree admission requirements

Let's get started! The admission process is the first step toward earning your online degree. Familiarize yourself with these requirements for the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management online program, along with information on required documentation.

Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
Two letters of recommendation from professional contacts
Satisfactory GMAT score or accepted GMAT waiver

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Prospective students seeking admission must submit the following in order for eligibility to be determined:

  • Complete an online application.
  • Pay the $50 application fee. The non-refundable fee must be paid before the application will be processed.
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional contacts
  • Satisfactory GMAT score (or accepted GMAT waiver)
    • Quantitative measures are integrated into an index that multiplies the applicant's 60-hour GPA times 200 and adds the total GMAT score (60-hour GPA X 200) + GMAT => 1000. An index score of greater that 1000 is typical of a successful candidate.
    • If the student's last 60-hour GPA is above 3.25, the GMAT may be waived
    • If below a 3.25 GPA, applicants with three or more years of executive managerial experience, after completing a bachelor’s degree, earned in the U.S or with a U.S. government entity may request to have the GMAT requirement waived by the Graduate Coordinator. A formal resume must be submitted to [email protected].
    • In rare instances, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) may be accepted in lieu of the GMAT

After reviewing all credentials (official transcripts, GMAT score, other relevant information), the Graduate Programs Coordinator and Soules College of Business Graduate Admissions Committee will determine if the student is accepted into the program. A degree plan will be prepared by the Graduate Programs Advisor with the student. Students will be notified of official acceptance into the program. Full admission must occur prior to enrollment beyond the first semester.

Students may request that the original institution send the transcripts electronically to [email protected]. Transcripts sent electronically will only be reviewed if they are received directly from the original school.

Provisional Admission

Provisional admission status is good for two start periods within the same semester. Official transcripts and any other missing documents must be submitted prior to enrollment in the first session of the second semester. A student who is not fully admitted by the beginning of the first session of the second semester will not be allowed to continue in the program until full admission requirements are met.

For information about financial aid opportunities and payment options.

Documents and official, sealed transcripts* should be mailed to:

The University of Texas at Tyler
Office of Graduate Admissions, STE 345
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Have a question? Call us at 877-588-3286.

Note: Applicants with foreign transcripts must submit a detailed, course-by–course international transcript evaluation. The evaluation determines an applicant's degree comparability to a U.S. bachelor's degree and provides their GPA on the U.S. scale. UT Tyler accepts international transcript evaluations conducted by the following service providers:

  • International Education Research Foundation, Inc.
  • International Academic Credential Evaluators, Inc.
  • JSA: Joseph Silny & Associates, Inc.
  • World Education Services (WES)
  • Global Credential Evaluators, Inc. (GCE)
  • Span Tran
  • Educational Credential Evaluators

Courses

Read about our MBA in Healthcare Management online classes

For the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management online, the curriculum is comprised of 12 courses covering 36 credit hours, including 27 hours of core courses and nine hours of electives, as detailed in the course schedule.

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Students must take the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Use of accounting data in the decision-making process and in the analysis and control of business operations.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Financial management of the firm with special emphasis on financial planning, capital concepts.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An analysis of contemporary problems in marketing with emphasis on dynamic market characteristics.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.

Students must take the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An exploration of current health management topics that are not covered in other courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

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.


Online Testing Policy

The College of Business & Technology is pleased to offer MBA courses online in an asynchronous environment in order enhance their accessibility. In order to preserve academic integrity in these online courses, we observe the following testing policy:

  • Classes offered online may have up to two tests/examinations offered in a proctored setting.
  • These proctored exams should have meaningful impact on a student's grade in class.
  • Exams administered online should be proctored live using a proctoring service approved by the University. The use of services which only record the exam administration but do not offer live monitoring is not acceptable.
  • Students must register for the proctoring service using information provided by the instructor.
  • Exam proctoring will be at no cost to the student provided that the exam is scheduled in a timely manner per the course instructions. Students may be billed for cancelling or rescheduling an exam per the provider's fee schedule.

All students will be required to provide their own webcam.

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