HealthCare MAnagement Concentration
An MBA in Healthcare Management prepares you for leadership in the ever-changing health care industry!
We transition graduate students into health care leaders who can effectively oversee team delivery of outstanding care across all outpatient, health system, and community treatment centers. Across all courses, you develop leadership competencies as we direct your thinking from theory to actionable results using student-centered and engaging instructional methods.
- Contemporary knowledge of the health care industry: You will learn about root causes for why our U.S. health care industry is now being reshaped to better address the controversy regarding health care cost and clinical outcomes compared to other major nations of the world.
- Data-driven decision-making: You will focus on most effective techniques to evaluate electronic medical records (EMRs), patient surveys, quality measure reports and financial data, using health care analytics tools that will support making the best leadership decisions.
- Ethical and legal responsibilities in a diverse world: You will study patient and family needs for special support considering cultural, ethnic, racial and age factors that must be given high priority when supplying personalized care.
- Professionalism: You will strengthen your communication skills and effectively present sensitive reports to key stakeholders and patients who need your support to cope with life-threatening health conditions.
The Healthcare Management classes immerse you into actual employer practice -- you gain experience in updating strategic plans, performing market analysis, evaluating managed care contracts, and refocusing goals to meet pediatric, adult and geriatric patient populations' health needs.
Concentration and Certificate
For a concentration in the MBA in Healthcare Management, you will take 9 core MBA courses and 4 Health Care electives.
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