Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Healthcare Mgmt & Human Resources

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Do you have the desire to further develop your administrative skills and learn about personnel management for possible career advancement purposes in the healthcare industry? You might do so when you choose to enroll in Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Human Resources program. Read more about this master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Human Resources program is designed to provide an advanced education in managerial practices, methods, and strategies for aspiring or current healthcare or HR professionals. You will have the opportunity to learn about healthcare delivery systems, regulations, policy development, insurance systems and processes, software systems, and managed care operations. You could also study staffing methods, job evaluation methods, compensation programs, organizational management, training strategies, and business laws. The core curriculum is designed to address managerial topics in marketing, finance, operations, accounting, and information systems and also provide study in business planning, decision-making processes, and leadership theories. The capstone project consists of applying methods and techniques learned in the program in actual or simulated settings.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Before enrolling in the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Human Resources program, you must possess a bachelor's degree and possibly have some experience in a professional setting. It could be helpful to have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must earn 48 credits to successfully complete the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Human Resources program at Herzing University. This total reflects 30 credits in the core curriculum and 18 credits split between the two areas of concentration.

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

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

Human Resources Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 610 Human Resource Management
MBA 611 Compensation and Rewards Management
MBA 636 Training and Development in Organizations
MBA 638 Managing Organizational Performance
MBA 641 Business and Labor Law

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

You could explore directorial or executive opportunities in a variety of healthcare settings after earning Herzing University's Master of Business Administration degree with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Human Resources program. You might choose to pursue these types of positions in areas of employee training, career development, jobs analysis, or operations for hospitals, managed care companies, medical centers, long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, or government offices. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Hospital HR Director
  • Managed Care Executive