School and Ranking Information
Several large and small universities in and around Oklahoma City provide programs in healthcare management or administration. Based on ranking and number of 4-year degrees conferred in the field of study, the following university is considered a top school in Oklahoma City for healthcare management:
- Winner: Mid-America Christian University is situated in southwestern Oklahoma City and is the only postsecondary institution in the city awarding a bachelor's degree in healthcare management. It is also the largest private nonprofit university in Oklahoma City providing a program in healthcare management.
School Info Chart
|Category||Mid-America Christian University|
|Ranking||#201 Best Online Bachelor's Programs (2015)*|
|Location||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|School Type||4-year, private not-for-profit|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $15,688**|
|Healthcare Management Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Healthcare Management Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013||6**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||22%**|
|Noteworthy||Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
Mid-America Christian University
- Studies offered online
- 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
- Issues Based Curriculum (IBC) allows students to examine local and global issues from the perspective of their chosen discipline
A small university with nearly 3,000 students, Mid-America Christian University (MACU) was founded in 1953. It is affiliated with the Church of God. The School of Business Science offers a bachelor's degree in healthcare administration and ethics.
MACU's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Ethics program includes several specific ethics classes in its requirements. These include research and making decisions ethically, the teachings of Jesus as a basis of ethics, Paul's teaching as a basis of ethics and Judeo-Christian ethics. Required management courses include attitudes and priorities in setting goals, accounting, communicating in organizational settings and financial analysis. Some of the obligatory courses focusing on healthcare administration are medical terminology, the law and its applications to healthcare management, information systems for health care, healthcare management basics and economics of healthcare.