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MA in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Healthcare Management program at Regent University is designed to help aspiring leaders in the healthcare industry develop the managerial skills and knowledge of healthcare operations needed for these positions. Read more about this MA program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Healthcare Management

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students seeking to enroll in this program might have taken prior management courses and must submit unofficial college transcripts when applying. They might also display strong decision-making and problem-solving skills and have an interest in working in clinical or non-clinical environments. Applicants to Regent University's graduate programs should already possess a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

How are federal and state healthcare policies formed? What strategies are used in the management of healthcare organizations? What describes the structure and operation of the U.S. healthcare delivery system? These are among the topics students might expect to find addressed in the Healthcare Management concentration of Regent University's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program. In the core curriculum, students might learn more about leadership theory, organizational structure, mentoring and coaching techniques, change management, and data analysis methods. Students have the opportunity to complete a project addressing an existing organizational issue in the program's culminating experience.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

33 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

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

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Required Courses for a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Healthcare Management:

Students must earn a total of 33 credits to obtain this degree; this credit total reflects 24 credits in core coursework and nine in the concentration area. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (24 credits)

  • Foundations of Leadership: History, Theory, Application & Development
  • Organization Development: Consulting, Design, Intervention & Evaluation
  • Organizational Research, Analysis & Problem Solving
  • Motivation, Teams, Coaching & Mentoring
  • Organizational Communication, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation
  • Strategic Thinking, Planning & Organizational Change
  • Leadership, Technology, Job Design, Sociotechnical Systems & Innovation
  • Culminating Experience

Concentration Courses: Healthcare Management (9 credits)

  • Managing in Healthcare Organizations
  • Healthcare Policy & Ethics
  • Health Care Law

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of the MA in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management program might come away with the understanding of healthcare organization operations and laws as well as the leadership skills needed to assume administrative or executive positions in the field. They might be prepared to apply their management skills in hospitals, long- and short-term care facilities, group physician offices, healthcare insurance companies, managed care companies, nursing homes, or home healthcare companies.

Jobs that graduates might consider include:

  • Hospital administrator
  • Home healthcare administrator
  • Nursing home manager
  • Health services manager
  • Health policy analyst

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