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Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare Administration

Prepare to Become a Leader in the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry needs leaders who can make their organizations more efficient and effective. With our MBA in Healthcare Administration, you can rise to this challenge by deepening your business expertise and learning how to strategically manage complex healthcare systems.

Learn How to Improve Healthcare Systems

Our MBA Healthcare Administration programs can prepare you for healthcare administration careers in which you apply your business analysis, leadership, and decision-making skills to help healthcare organizations better serve their communities.

Upon successfully earning your MBA in Healthcare Administration, 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.

Develop Business Savvy & Industry Expertise

Our MBA in Healthcare Administration courses are carefully selected and designed to prepare you with first a sound foundation in business strategy and behavioral sciences, followed by specialized knowledge in healthcare administration and management.

Specifically, our MBA Healthcare Administration program explores:

  • Organizational behavior and communication
  • Managerial economics
  • Law and ethics for managers
  • Quantitative analysis and decision making
  • Managerial environment
  • Strategic marketing
  • Healthcare structure, organization, and governance
  • Financial management of healthcare organizations
  • Case studies in healthcare administration

Depending on your choice of electives, you may also study:

  • Regulation and policy in healthcare
  • Public health organization and management
  • Quality performance and management
  • Human resource management in healthcare organizations
To help equip you for working in this field, our instructors* also discuss their own experiences working in healthcare administration careers and provide you with one-on-one support and mentorship throughout the program.

Find Flexible Learning Options that Fit Your Schedule

Our MBA Healthcare Administration programs are available fully online as well as at several campuses where you can earn your degree through a mix of in-person and online learning. In the blended modality, students meet on campus every other week, while completing online coursework between their face-to-face meetings.

Our online MBA Healthcare Administration program can be completed in 15 months. Students in the blended on campus + online MBA Healthcare Administration programs can earn their degree in 18 months.

Prepare for Healthcare Administration Careers

The blended and online MBA Healthcare Administration programs are designed for students interested in taking on challenging management and leadership roles in facilities such as:

  • 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 /li>

MBA Healthcare Administration Requirements for Admission

Our online and blended on campus + online MBA Healthcare Administration program 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)
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 that demand for medical and health services managers will grow 20% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the 7% average of all occupations. This growth could lead to over 72,000 new medical and healthcare administration jobs. 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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