Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Healthcare Mgmt & Public Safety Leadership

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Are you looking to further develop your administrative and management skills for possible advancement in the healthcare industry or in public health and safety? If this is your professional goal, then you might be interested in a dual concentration program offered in Herzing University's MBA program. Read on for more information about the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

As a student of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership program, you will have the opportunity to take courses addressing public administration, healthcare leadership, and business management practices. You could elect to take this program entirely online or take some classes at select Herzing University campuses. Topics you will likely study in concentration courses include healthcare policy development, managed care operations, healthcare delivery systems, healthcare information technologies, emergency management, public safety manager responsibilities, and organizational management. The core curriculum is designed to offer study in management principles and practices in various areas of business, including finance, accounting, operations, information technology, business economics, and marketing. A capstone course allows you to apply concepts studied in the program in real or simulated business environments.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should have earned a bachelor's degree and possibly have some experience in the public or private sector before enrolling in the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership program at Herzing University. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must earn a total of 48 credits to complete the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership program. This total represents 30 credits in the core curriculum and nine credits in each of the 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

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

Public Safety Leadership Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
MBA 623 (required) Public Safety Administration
MBA 624 (required) Resource Management for Public Safety
MBA 610

MBA 638

MBA 647
Human Resource Management
OR
Managing Organizational Performance
OR
Advanced Project Management

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration degree with a dual concentration in Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership program, you could explore executive or directorial opportunities in public or private healthcare or business settings. You might work in hospitals, clinics, community health centers, government agencies, schools, corporations, nonprofit health organizations, or managed care companies. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Public Health Director
  • Community Health Center Director