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MBA in Healthcare Management

The Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in a variety of healthcare settings. Learn more about the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Potential applicants to the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program may already have experience working in the healthcare industry. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree to seek admission into this master's program.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program at Southern New Hampshire University have the opportunity to develop skills in managerial accounting, financial management, operations management, and marketing. Coursework examines managerial economics, methods of strategic management, responsible corporate leadership, the global corporate environment, and the use of information technologies in today's organizations. The healthcare management concentration introduces students to healthcare administration and organizational processes, the structure and delivery of quality healthcare services, change management strategies, and the challenges facing healthcare workers today. Students can learn about the use of information systems in healthcare, electronic medical records, and trends and new practices in healthcare, including home healthcare and telemedicine.

Learning Format:

Online, On Campus, Blended

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of loans, scholarships and grants. Contact the SNHU One Stop office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management*:

Healthcare Management Courses (3 courses)

  • HCM 500: Healthcare Informatics
  • HCM 600: Social and Organizational Issues in Healthcare
  • HRM 630: Topics in Health Administration

MBA Core Courses (10 courses)

  • ACC 500: Managerial Accounting
  • IT 500: Information Technology
  • MKT 500: Marketing Strategies
  • ECO 500: Managerial Economics
  • FIN 500: Financial Management
  • INT 610: Multinational Corporate Environment
  • MBA 700: Strategic Management
  • OL 690: Responsible Corporate Leadership
  • QSO 510: Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
  • QSO 600: Production and Operation Management

Specialized MBA Foundation Courses

Some students may be required to take foundation courses as pre-requisite work for some of the more advanced college MBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees are typically exempt from most 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

* Coursework is subject to change.

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Career Paths:

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (, employment for medical and health service managers is expect to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2018. This gives graduates of the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program a great deal of employment opportunities. Graduates may find positions available in hospitals, private medical practices, government health service agencies, clinics, nursing homes, out-patient centers, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare consulting firms. Examples of positions graduates may be interested in include:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Operations Director
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Practice Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager

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