Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Accounting & Healthcare Mgmt.

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Are you interested in increasing your knowledge of accounting practices and management principles and hope to apply this knowledge to positions within the healthcare industry? If this is your goal, then you might benefit from a dual concentration program offered by Herzing University. Read on to find out more about the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Healthcare Management program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The curriculum of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Healthcare Management program offers you the opportunity to study advanced accounting topics and healthcare administrative processes and responsibilities as well as managerial practices in several business disciplines. In the healthcare concentration, you could learn about healthcare policy development, delivery systems, managed care systems, insurance processes, and healthcare information system technologies. Accounting courses are designed to address auditing procedures, accounting database management, business taxation, and management responsibilities in budgeting, planning, and cost accounting. Core courses will address marketing strategies, financial management, business operations, decision-making processes, leadership theories, and economics. You will also have the opportunity to apply managerial concepts and techniques in actual or simulated business environments.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You must have already earned a bachelor's degree and might have some experience in a corporate of healthcare setting before becoming a student of the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Healthcare Management program. Strong organizational, analytical, and math skills could be helpful. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Once enrolled in Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Healthcare Management program, you will be required to complete 48 credits. You will take 30 credits in core coursework and nine credits in each of the program's two concentration areas.

Required Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
MBA 600 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA 606 Research and Decision Making
MBA 615 Marketing
MBA 621 Financial and Managerial Accounting
MBA 626 Information Systems and Technology
MBA 631 Operations and Project Management
MBA 639 Managerial Economics
MBA 645 Finance
MBA 690 Strategic Planning
MBA 691 Graduate Capstone Project

Accounting Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 655 Advanced Auditing
MBA 656 Accounting Information Systems
MBA 657 Advanced Taxation
MBA 658 Advanced Managerial Accounting

Healthcare Management Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
HCA 610 Health Policy and Management
MBA 663 Health Insurance and Managed Care
MBA 664 Healthcare Administration
MBA 665 Healthcare Information Management

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Healthcare Management program, you could seek managerial positions in a variety of healthcare settings. You might explore opportunities in hospitals, clinics, managed care companies, medical supply companies, or long-term care facilities. You might oversee daily operations or areas of accounting such as budgeting or accounts payable. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Budget Director
  • Senior Accountant