MBA in Health Care Administration for Practitioners

The MBA in Health Care Administration for Health Care Practitioners will help you develop the business skills you need to become a health care administrator.

Business

Department of Business

Designed with health care practitioners in mind

One of the most important things you can do as a health care administrator is make sure you run a well-managed organization. Not only is it in the best interest of patients, it’s also in the best interest of the staff. This specialized program, designed for health care practitioners, will prepare you to meet the challenges of an ever-changing administrative environment.

Quick Facts

Credits 39
Careers
  • Medical Manager
  • Health Specialist
  • Health Educator
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Program Overview

If you’re a health care practitioner looking to transition over to the business side of your industry, this program will help you get there. The curriculum offers the kind of broad-based knowledge you’ll need to become a middle- or upper-level manager in a health care organization. You’ll cover a lot of ground in this program, looking into topics as varied as human resources, public policy, and strategic management. Our flexible program consists of six continuous eight-week terms per year. Plus, an expedited program completion is also possible.

There’s no better way to learn the nuances of this field than to study under some of the area’s best practitioners. These are people with extensive professional industry experience. Better still, your classmates will be like-minded professionals, too – striving to learn today's critical innovative business skills. You can look forward to excellent advising facilitated by a dedicated staff that’s always willing to schedule advising times that make it convenient for you, whether you’re online or on campus. This online MBA degree is earned from Concordia University Wisconsin.

Already have a PhD, Doctorate, or other terminal degree but still looking for more? Consider our Professional MBA (pMBA).

What to Expect

This MBA concentration was created for health care professionals who are currently enrolled in or who have completed a health care graduate degree. This program requires 39 credits, or 13 courses. While this may seem daunting, the truth is that this flexible program can be completed in less than two years. Courses can be taken face-to-face at our main campus, at one of our off-site locations, or online. Because we want to give you the best start, we accept up to six graduate transfer credits. What’s more, no GMAT or GRE are required to apply.

At the end of this program, you’ll better understand how to manage health care organizations and handle issues in budgeting, human resources, and public policy. You’ll gain expertise in the field, develop a work portfolio to present to potential employers, and have the opportunity to complete an internship in the field. Plus, you’ll also come out a stronger leader with increased financial competence, better writing abilities, and strategic problem-solving skills so you can be equipped to make the most impact - wherever you serve in the health care industry.

Concentrations / Specializations

Core Students complete six for a total of 18 credits: MBA 569/869; MBA 610/910 or MPA 568/868; MBA 540/840 or MPA 535/835 or MBA 623/923; MBA 530/830; MBA 620/920; MBA 590/890  Electives Students chose seven of the following for a total of 21 credits: MMC 520/820; MBA 570/870; MBA 622/922 or MBA627/927; MBA 624/924; MBA 685/985; MBA 527/827; MBA 555/855; MBA 577/877; MBA 557/857;  MBA 565/865

Licensure / Certifications
MBA 627/927 Risk Finance - ARM 56
Locations
  • Online

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