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MS in Management - Health Care Management

Individuals enrolling in the Health Care Management specialization of Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management and Leadership program have the opportunity to study key administrative and managerial concepts important within health organizations. Read more about Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management, Health Care Management specialization program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Health Care Management

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites

Students applying to Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Health Care Management must have completed a minimum amount of business coursework in an undergraduate program. Potential students must have either a bachelor's degree in business from an accredited institution, or a minimum of 30 semester credit hours (or 45 quarter credit hours) in undergraduate coursework that is in alignment with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program.

Applicants to Purdue University Global should have a high school diploma or the equivalent. Some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Health Care Management program at Purdue University Global is designed to provide students with the opportunity to student relevant business topics, such as the theory and practice of management, leadership in various situations, and organizational decision-making. Students in the Health Care Management concentration will study subjects like epidemiology, health care operations, and health care marketing. All students will complete an applied research project as part of the completion of this program.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

56 credits

Financial Aid Available:

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 Purdue University Global Master of Science in Management and Leadership - Health Care Management

The Master of Science in Management and Leadership is made up of a core of requirements that all master's degree students in the management program share, as well as additional courses in the concentration area of choice. 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 Requirements (40 credits)

  • Business Communications
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Management Theories and Practices I
  • Management Theories and Practices II
  • Leadership Theory and Practice I
  • Leadership Theory and Practice II
  • Organizational Excellence and Change
  • Action Research and Consulting Skills
  • Strategic Financial Analysis
  • Applied Research Project

Concentration Requirements (16 credits)

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

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Students who complete the Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Health Care Management program at Purdue University Global may choose to continue their education at the doctoral level. A doctoral degree program can prepare students to teach at the university level, enter into research positions, and attain leadership positions in the field of health care management. Degree programs may include:

  • Doctor of Health Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Health Care Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration in Health Care Management

Career Paths:

The Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Health Care Management program at Purdue University Global can prepare graduates for leadership and management roles in the health care field. Job titles could include:

  • Health services manager
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Health care executive

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