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MBA - Health Care Management

Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program with a Health Care Management concentration at Purdue University Global have the opportunity to study finance and management fundamentals as used in health care organizations. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a Health Care Administration concentration

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students seeking to enter this program should have a strong undergraduate and/or professional background in business and skills related to the health care industry. Applicants to Purdue University Global's MBA in Health Care Management program must have earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

Purdue University Global's Master of Business Administration with a Health Care Administration concentration caters to business professionals in the health care industry. This concentration is intended to develop your knowledge and skills in health care operations, marketing, staffing, finance, and regulations. Core business courses cover foundational topics in management and leadership, communications, human resources, and business ethics. If you have at least three years of relevant experience, Purdue Global's MBA programs offer ExcelTrack that allows you to skip over subjects you're familiar with and save money in the process.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

76 credits

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration

You'll need to take four concentration courses after completing the 14 business courses and a capstone. The courses in the health care administration specialization are taken through the School of Health Sciences and follow a 10-week track. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Business Courses (60 credits)

  • Business Perspectives
  • Business Communications
  • Business Analytics
  • Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis
  • Measurement and Decision Making
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Economics for Global Decision Makers
  • Financial Management
  • Designing, Improving, and Implementing Processes
  • Managing the Value Chain
  • Strategic Management
  • Ethics in Business and Society
  • Leadership Strategies for a Changing World
  • MBA Capstone

Health Care Management Courses (16 credits)

  • Health Care Operations and Quality Assessment
  • Health Policy
  • Health Care Marketing
  • International Epidemiology and Global Health

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

The MBA in Health Care Administration is designed to help you succeed in your current career by allowing you to build skills relevant to your daily workflow. As a graduate of this program, you can also pursue leadership positions in a variety of organizations, such as hospitals, public or private health clinics, long-term care facilities, or pharmaceutical companies. A few positions you might qualify for include:

  • Hospital administrator
  • Health care director of operations
  • Medical practice administrator
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Health care program manager

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