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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree with a Specialization in Healthcare Management

MBA in Healthcare Management Online

Earn your MBA in healthcare management online with American InterContinental University. Pursue your academic goals by studying healthcare systems, policies, and strategies for a robust exploration of healthcare administration.

Next Start Date:
November 02, 2022
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Online, Atlanta, Houston
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MBA in Healthcare Management Online Program Details

MBA in Healthcare Management Online

This one-year master’s in healthcare management online degree program lets you pursue your education at your convenience with a 24/7-accessible platform and mobile-friendly coursework. The master’s in healthcare management online courses were developed to provide you with in-depth coverage of healthcare administration concepts and the skills necessary to manage complex policy compliance, industry regulations and best practices, and business administration strategies.

Now that you have earned a bachelor’s degree, you could elevate your education and your understanding of the healthcare management field. Work to develop the skills necessary to operate in that space by pursuing an online MBA in healthcare management at AIU.

What can I do with an MBA in healthcare management?

In AIU’s online MBA in healthcare management program, you will explore the fundamentals of management strategy and critical business thinking in addition to niche coverage of the healthcare industry. This curriculum includes healthcare leadership and management and specialized healthcare strategy.

The master’s in healthcare management online courses were designed with working adults in mind—for those who are looking to develop a strong foundation in business principles and healthcare practices and management.

Prerequisite to enroll in master’s in healthcare management online courses?

To enroll in AIU’s online MBA in healthcare management, no GMAT is required. A bachelor’s degree is required, although it does not necessarily need to be in healthcare management.

AIU’s online healthcare management degree program was designed with busy people like you in mind, so you can conveniently pursue your education while tending to other responsibilities, like your family and job. This degree program can be completed in one year or you can pursue a part-time MBA in healthcare management and earn your degree at your own pace.

AIU honors your relevant prior work and military experience by offering degree credit for eligible experience. You can also transfer in up to 75% of qualifying degree credits from other universities toward a degree at AIU, saving you more time and money1.

We offer personalized support at every step of your education journey with a dedicated Graduation Team to help demystify the enrollment and attendance processes, and to help you pursue your educational goals.

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American InterContinental University cannot guarantee employment or salary.

1. Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.

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MBA Healthcare Management Program Courses

Degree Requirements


Business Core
FIN630 Global Financial Management 6
MGT600 Business Research for Decision Making 6
MKT640 A Managerial Approach to Marketing 6
MGT680 Strategic Management 6
Total Credit Hours: 24
Healthcare Management
HCM618 Healthcare Leadership and Management 6
HCM630 Healthcare Administration 6
HCM632 Legal and Ethical implications in Healthcare 6
HCM640 Healthcare Strategies 6
Total Credit Hours: 24

Total Credit Hours : 48


MBA Healthcare Management Program 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 an MBA Healthcare Management Online Degree, your classes may 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 is designed to provide 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.

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Course content subject to change.

Ways to Save on Your MBA in Healthcare Management Online

One Year Online MBA Healthcare Management

Move forward with AIU's One Year Online MBA Healthcare Management program. Designed with 24/7 flexibility for busy professionals, this accredited One Year Online MBA Healthcare Management 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 One Year Online MBA Healthcare Management lets you study 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 technical 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


This business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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