MBA - Health Care Management

While the Master of Business Administration Program has been designed primarily for the education of management generalists, the curriculum does contain a specialized program option in healthcare management. Students who wish to focus their course work in healthcare management are expected to complete the Master of Business Administration core curriculum, take four of the industry specific courses listed below, and complete one other elective course sufficient to satisfy the thirty-six credit hour requirement.

The program objective of the concentration is to have students demonstrate knowledge of key functions and issues in the healthcare industry including: healthcare economics, healthcare law, ethical issues pertinent to healthcare organizations, identification of unique management issues encountered by healthcare organizations, and financial management in healthcare organizations.  Students will also complete the MBA program objectives.

The healthcare management courses are:

BA 600Research Methods in Business and Education3
BA 601Managerial Economics3
BA 602Managerial Accounting3
BA 605Management Communications3
BA 625Global Strategic Management3
BA 643Strategic Change Management3
BA 703Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations3
BA Graduate Elective3
Select One of the Following
BA 621Marketing Management3
Strategic Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
Advanced Sales and Marketing in Hospitality
Select Three of the Following9
Health Care Management
Legal Environment of Health Care Management
Health Care Economics
Managing Quality in Healthcare
Global Perspectives in Healthcare
Topic/ (Healthcare Management Elective)
Total Hours36