A Master of Business Administration degree in Healthcare Management focuses on management and business principles and responsibilities required for leadership positions in the healthcare industry.
We can help you learn how to:
- Develop plans to improve healthcare business operations
- Assess the effect of changes in health policy on healthcare management
- Evaluate the role of information systems management and technology in healthcare systems
- Describe the functions of accrediting agencies and medical management committees
At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. Your classes may include:
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.
Systems in Healthcare
This course examines the concepts and skills necessary to assume leadership positions by integrating the various business functions. Systems are discussed that consider valid assumptions of human behavior, inter-organizational perspectives, medical needs, education, communication, and resources.
This course attempts to underscore the important role political factors play in the development of health policy, how administrative agencies translate legislation into statutory law, and the role played by the media in shaping public opinion on health policy issues.
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.