This specialized curriculum is designed to help students explore how various business functions are integrated into healthcare, including systems that consider valid assumptions of human behavior, inter-organizational perspectives, medical needs, education, communication and resources.
At AIU, you can take more courses devoted to your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Healthcare Management, your classes can include:
Healthcare Leadership and Management
This course covers several key topics addressing principles, practices and concepts in leadership and management. Topics addressed are organizational design and change, communications channels, internal and external departmental interaction, and more.
Legal and Ethical Implications in Healthcare
The course provides insight into federal, state and local polices, and the ethics that guide us in healthcare management.
This course is an overview of the health care delivery system in the United States. Topics include composition, function, and interrelationships of organizations and professional groups within the system.
This course is designed to focus on planning and strategic development of healthcare organizations. Topics include needs assessment, demands analysis, generation of alternative, priority setting and evaluation.
Global Financial Management
Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business, and the making of standard financial management decisions.
Business Research for Decision Making
In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees, formulating strategy, and negotiating. This course requires students to understand, apply, and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as they apply to business studies and analysis.
A Managerial Approach to Marketing
This course focuses on the application of marketing concepts in a global organization. Students will examine international channel distribution as well as promotional, pricing, and product strategies.
The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.