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Accelerated Master of Business Administration (AMBA) in Healthcare Administration

Earn an MBA in Healthcare Administration in as little as 1 Year

Designed to be completed in as little as 12 months, our accelerated MBA in Healthcare Administration can help you develop the business savvy and specialized industry knowledge you need to pursue challenging leadership roles in medical and healthcare organizations. Take the next step today.

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Build the Skills to Lead Healthcare Delivery Systems

Built around the strength of our MBA program, this MBA in Healthcare Administration program is designed to be completed in 1 year and can prepare you to apply business analysis, leadership, and decision-making skills to help healthcare organizations operate more efficiently and effectively.

Upon successfully completing this accelerated MBA Healthcare Administration program, you’ll be equipped to:

  • Apply knowledge of business and healthcare concepts related to the structure, governance, finance, and delivery of healthcare within the US healthcare system.
  • Evaluate and analyze the impact of current healthcare policies on healthcare services.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills and knowledge in healthcare research, problem-solving, and case study analysis.

Learn How to Apply Business Theory to Healthcare

Our courses in this intensive, accelerated program are carefully selected and designed based on the philosophy that healthcare leaders require strong business competencies and management skills to succeed. That’s why our curriculum focuses first on helping you build a solid foundation in business strategy and behavioral sciences, before moving on to teach you specialized knowledge in healthcare administration and management.

Specifically, our MBA Healthcare Administration program explores:

  • Organizational behavior and communication
  • Law and ethics for managers
  • Quantitative analysis and decision making
  • Managerial environment
  • Strategic marketing
  • Regulation and policy in healthcare
  • Healthcare structure, organization, and governance
  • Public health organization and management
  • Quality performance and management
  • Financial management of healthcare organizations
  • Human resource management in healthcare organizations
  • Case studies in healthcare administration
To help equip you for working in this field, our instructors* discuss their own experiences working in healthcare administration careers and provide you with one-on-one support and mentorship throughout the program.

The accelerated MBA Healthcare Administration program is designed to be completed in one year, with weekend classes supplemented with online coursework and discussions.

Prepare for Healthcare Administration Careers

The accelerated MBA Healthcare Administration program is built for ambitious, focused students who wish to pursue management and leadership roles in facilities such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Federal, state, and county health programs
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical laboratories
  • Medical billing companies
  • Health education and training companies
Healthcare administration careers typically involve planning, directing, and coordinating various aspects of the delivery of medical and health services. After completing the MBA Healthcare Administration, jobs you may be equipped for include:
  • Increasing organizational efficiency and quality of services
  • Setting team or departmental goals and objectives
  • Ensuring compliance with healthcare laws and regulations
  • Recruiting, training, and overseeing staff members
  • Managing finances, including patient fees and billing
  • Planning and monitoring budgets and spending

Accelerated MBA Healthcare Administration Requirements

Our accelerated MBA in Healthcare Administration admissions requirements include a completed admissions application and:

  • An earned undergraduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a CGPA of 2.7 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • -Or-
  • An earned undergraduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a CGPA of 2.7 or better on a 4.0 scale during the applicant’s last 60 semester or 90 quarter hours earned on the bachelor’s degree or subsequent graduate work
  • -Or-
  • An earned undergraduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a minimum combined GMAT score of 400 or GRE scores of 150 Verbal and 150 Reasoning
  • -Or-
  • An earned graduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0)
In addition, applicants must submit:
  • Career resume
  • A 1,000 word personal statement of academic and career goals highlighting interest in and readiness for this unique and challenging program
Scholarships and financial aid are available to those who qualify. Some employers may offer partial or full tuition reimbursement programs that lower your total education costs. For questions about admissions or financial aid, call 1.800.688.0932 or complete a request information form.

Job Outlook for Healthcare Administration

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 20% job growth for medical and health services managers from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the 7% average of all occupations. This growth could lead to over 72,000 new positions in the healthcare field. For professionals with a MBA in Healthcare Administration, salary may vary based on factors like experience level, employment type, industry, and geographic region.

To learn more about how we can prepare you for healthcare administration careers, request information today!

*Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.

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