Master of Healthcare Management

This specialized degree program is designed to explore how the healthcare industry is managed across multiple disciplines, such as government, law, marketing, business, accounting, ethics and information systems. AIU’s Master of Healthcare Management degree can teach you to plan, direct and coordinate healthcare in a variety of settings.

Next Online Start Date:

November 08, 2017

Total Credits:

48

Offered:

Online
Atlanta
Houston

Program Details

AIU’s Master of Healthcare Management program is designed for busy professionals. You won’t just study advanced topics in healthcare, you’ll get a comprehensive, holistic understanding of how the healthcare industry works. The intensive 48-credit program covers global, historical, organizational and operational perspectives across multiple disciplines such as law, marketing, business, government, finance, accounting, ethics and technology. Our multi-disciplinary curriculum is specifically designed to better prepare students who want to take on more responsibility in this complex and ever-changing industry.

This one-year master’s program is designed to help students get the in-depth, industry-current business knowledge they want—compressing their studies into a shorter timeframe, but still providing the knowledge and credentials they're looking for to move forward professionally. The Master of Healthcare Management a highly-focused degree program that provides students with a comprehensive core of the specialized knowledge and skills for healthcare management.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Develop organizational and operational plans to solve problems and improve healthcare environment and performance
  • Recognize, evaluate and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts
  • Use knowledge of economics, financial drivers and competitive analysis concepts, principles and theory to critically analyze and evaluate healthcare management
  • Apply quantitative and qualitative analysis to evaluate the quality of decision-making and research 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 in various healthcare environments
  • Evaluate the opportunities provided by technology for healthcare
  • Communicate effectively in management situations

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Courses

Degree Requirements

Program Core
HCM618 Healthcare Leadership and Management 6
HCM628 Healthcare Info Systems Management 6
HCM630 Healthcare Administration 6
HCM632 Legal and Ethical implications in Healthcare 6
HCM635 Healthcare Market Research and Analysis 6
HCM640 Healthcare Strategies 6
HCM642 Healthcare Financial Management and Decision Making 6
HCM659 Capstone-Strategic Management for Healthcare 6

Total Credit Hours: 48

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

For a Master of Healthcare Management 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, strategic planning, team building, conflict resolution, diversity in the workplace, operational budgets, and ethics as they relate to the healthcare environment.

Healthcare Info Systems Management

The course presents the attributes and advantages of information systems in the healthcare management field. Topics include an overview of computer systems, platforms and how data is accessed and shared across computers. Data organization, data mining and analysis methods are also discussed along with the ability to monitor and manage performance and quality from such data. Operational and strategic objectives are discussed and how they can be developed through such analysis.

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

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. Discussions include administrative policies and procedures that re-enforce patient confidentiality, security of records/data and equality of treatment, as well as issues related to the potential for variance in Medicaid and Medicare, and private insurance treatment.

Healthcare Market Research and Analysis

The course introduces marketing research and analysis as it applies to healthcare. Topics include research strategies, data collection methods and techniques for analyzing collected data. Discussions include appropriate methods of collecting data and instances of appropriate data use such as individual or aggregate data. Conversations visit opportunities to apply gathered information in formulating strategies and tactics to drive operational performance, product lines, customer satisfaction, market share and profitability. Students learn to apply a number of key formulas in statistic analyzing the results and validity.

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.

Healthcare Financial Management and Decision Making

This course investigates Financial Management and Decision Making in the healthcare industry. Medicare payment systems, coding, pricing and billing are just a few of the issues along with legal and regulatory restrictions are addressed to replicate daily decisions managers and executives must face in this industry when making decisions.

Capstone-Strategic Management for Healthcare

The course focuses on strategic management including the internal operation and awareness of external influence. The student will apply knowledge garnered from prior courses to enhance discussions and decisions made as part of the course. Students will be expected to analyzes situations and develop strategies that address the issues of multiple stake holders while abiding by governing principles of healthcare management derived from this program.

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

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

AIU's Bachelor of Healthcare Management (BHCM), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


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Program Outline

AIU’s Master of Healthcare Management program is designed for busy professionals. You won’t just study advanced topics in healthcare, you’ll get a comprehensive, holistic understanding of how the healthcare industry works. The intensive 48-credit program covers global, historical, organizational and operational perspectives across multiple disciplines such as law, marketing, business, government, finance, accounting, ethics and technology. Our multi-disciplinary curriculum is specifically designed to better prepare students who want to take on more responsibility in this complex and ever-changing industry.

This one-year master’s program is designed to help students get the in-depth, industry-current business knowledge they want—compressing their studies into a shorter timeframe, but still providing the knowledge and credentials they're looking for to move forward professionally. The Master of Healthcare Management a highly-focused degree program that provides students with a comprehensive core of the specialized knowledge and skills for healthcare management.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Develop organizational and operational plans to solve problems and improve healthcare environment and performance
  • Recognize, evaluate and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts
  • Use knowledge of economics, financial drivers and competitive analysis concepts, principles and theory to critically analyze and evaluate healthcare management
  • Apply quantitative and qualitative analysis to evaluate the quality of decision-making and research 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 in various healthcare environments
  • Evaluate the opportunities provided by technology for healthcare
  • Communicate effectively in management situations

Download program detail PDF

Courses

Degree Requirements

Program Core
HCM618 Healthcare Leadership and Management 6
HCM628 Healthcare Info Systems Management 6
HCM630 Healthcare Administration 6
HCM632 Legal and Ethical implications in Healthcare 6
HCM635 Healthcare Market Research and Analysis 6
HCM640 Healthcare Strategies 6
HCM642 Healthcare Financial Management and Decision Making 6
HCM659 Capstone-Strategic Management for Healthcare 6

Total Credit Hours: 48

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

Classes Overview

For a Master of Healthcare Management 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, strategic planning, team building, conflict resolution, diversity in the workplace, operational budgets, and ethics as they relate to the healthcare environment.

Healthcare Info Systems Management

The course presents the attributes and advantages of information systems in the healthcare management field. Topics include an overview of computer systems, platforms and how data is accessed and shared across computers. Data organization, data mining and analysis methods are also discussed along with the ability to monitor and manage performance and quality from such data. Operational and strategic objectives are discussed and how they can be developed through such analysis.

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

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. Discussions include administrative policies and procedures that re-enforce patient confidentiality, security of records/data and equality of treatment, as well as issues related to the potential for variance in Medicaid and Medicare, and private insurance treatment.

Healthcare Market Research and Analysis

The course introduces marketing research and analysis as it applies to healthcare. Topics include research strategies, data collection methods and techniques for analyzing collected data. Discussions include appropriate methods of collecting data and instances of appropriate data use such as individual or aggregate data. Conversations visit opportunities to apply gathered information in formulating strategies and tactics to drive operational performance, product lines, customer satisfaction, market share and profitability. Students learn to apply a number of key formulas in statistic analyzing the results and validity.

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.

Healthcare Financial Management and Decision Making

This course investigates Financial Management and Decision Making in the healthcare industry. Medicare payment systems, coding, pricing and billing are just a few of the issues along with legal and regulatory restrictions are addressed to replicate daily decisions managers and executives must face in this industry when making decisions.

Capstone-Strategic Management for Healthcare

The course focuses on strategic management including the internal operation and awareness of external influence. The student will apply knowledge garnered from prior courses to enhance discussions and decisions made as part of the course. Students will be expected to analyzes situations and develop strategies that address the issues of multiple stake holders while abiding by governing principles of healthcare management derived from this program.

Tuition and Fees

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

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

Accreditation

AIU's Bachelor of Healthcare Management (BHCM), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


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