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MBA in Healthcare Informatics

Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Informatics program is designed for healthcare administration professionals who are seeking to enhance their knowledge and training. Discover how the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Informatics program can help students in the growing field of health information systems.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Informatics

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Informatics program may already have experience in the healthcare or information technology fields; students who hold a business-related bachelor's degree may be exempt from prerequisite coursework. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a bachelor's degree to seek admission into this master's program.

Program Description:

The Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Informatics program offered by Southern New Hampshire University examines the current state of healthcare, the use of information systems in healthcare, and how technology can improve patient care. Students have the opportunity to learn about electronic medical records, telemedicine, home healthcare, organizational challenges in healthcare, and change management techniques for incorporating technology into healthcare settings. Students can gain an understanding of information systems development, software engineering, and database design. MBA coursework includes managerial economics and accounting, marketing strategies, financial management, production and operations management, responsible corporate leadership, and strategic management.

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Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Informatics:

MBA Foundation Courses

  • MBA 501: Mathematics and Statistics for Business
  • MBA 502: Economics for Business
  • MBA 503: Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • MBA 610: Business Law
  • OL 500: Human Behavior in Organizations

MBA Core 1 Courses (to be taken after completing foundation courses)

  • MBA 515: Business Environment, Innovations and Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 520: Accounting and Financial Analysis
  • MBA 550: Leading in an Organization
  • MBA 560: Marketing and Strategy

MBA Core 2 Courses (to be taken after completing Core 1 courses)

  • MBA 635: Ethics, Corporate Culture, and Social Responsibility
  • MBA 640: Finance, Economics, and Decision Making
  • MBA 665: Government Impact on Business
  • MBA 690: Operations Management and Technology

Healthcare Informatics Courses

  • HIM 500: Healthcare Informatics
  • IHP 600: Social and Organizational Issues in Healthcare
  • IT 510: Advanced Information Technology

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Career Paths:

As the use of electronic health records expands, so do the opportunities for graduates of the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Informatics program. Graduates of the program could seek employment in many healthcare settings, including hospitals, private practices, nursing facilities, government healthcare facilities, and insurance companies. Graduates could seek positions such as:

  • Health Services Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Practice Manager
  • Operations Director

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