Program Details

Program Outline

Program Outline

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.

In this specialized curriculum, students can learn an in-depth view of healthcare administration, systems, policies and strategies by examining the concepts and skills necessary in positions of leadership in today’s complex healthcare industry. They could also have an opportunity to study 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.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Adapt and innovate to solve problems
  • Analyze various leader, follower, cultural and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership, and adapt to the needs of situations, employees and co-workers
  • Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems using knowledge of mathematics, statistics, finance and economics
  • Develop plans to improve healthcare business operations
  • Apply principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases and evaluate the quality of research presented based on these principles
  • Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities
  • Use critical-thinking skills, including deriving the issue, understanding argument reasoning and developing conclusions
  • Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts
  • Communicate effectively in business situations

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ACBSP USNEWS-2017
Courses

Courses

Degree Requirements

Business Core
FIN630Global Financial Management6
MGT600Business Research for Decision Making6
MKT640A Managerial Approach to Marketing6
MGT680Strategic Management6
Total Credit Hours:24

Specialization Options

Healthcare Management
HCM618Healthcare Leadership and Management6
HCM630Healthcare Administration6
HCM632Legal and Ethical implications in Healthcare6
HCM640Healthcare Strategies6

Total Credit Hours: 48

AIU's Master of Business Administration (MBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Classes Overview

Classes Overview

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 .

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.

Healthcare Administration

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.

Healthcare Strategies

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.

Strategic Management

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.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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12 Month MBA

12 Month MBA

Move forward with AIU’s 12-month online MBA program. Designed with 24/7 flexibility for busy professionals, this accredited MBA program can be completed in less than 12 months. That means you can pursue your degree and still balance a full-time career and busy life. Our 12-month online MBA program lets you learn anywhere, anytime with a wide range of practical and accessible support tools:

  • Intellipath™ - This personalized learning platform helps support student success by allowing you to skip what you already know and get support where you need it most. You can also retake tests to improve your overall grade
  • Technical Support – AIU offers 24/7 support, whether it’s by phone, email or live chat
  • AIU Online Library – Our library provides access to carefully selected articles, books and websites that can help you get the answers. Also, research guides and tutorials, APA resources, even a staff of professional librarians to assist you
Related Degrees

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree: Specialization in Management

Develop the advanced business skills you need to become a strong business leader in any industry. AIU’s 11-month MBA is customized for you with AIU’s intellipath™ adaptive learning technology, so you can skip over what you already know and get down to business.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree: Specialization in Human Resource Management

Advance your business knowledge while also learning how to leverage your organization’s greatest assets—its employees. Learn where human resource management and business strategy intersect in order to help companies profit by acquiring, developing and retaining a talented workforce.

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