Master - Business Administration: Health Care Administration

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Are you seeking a career that allows you to combine your business and management skills and knowledge of health care practices and processes? If so, consider preparing for your professional goal with Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Health Care Administration. Read on for more information about this online master's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The curriculum of Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Health Care Administration offers you the opportunity to study diverse business practices while focusing on managerial processes and responsibilities in the health care industry. Topics addressed in specialization courses include health care budgeting processes, policy development and impact, management and motivational theories, quality management, and legal and ethical issues, such as patient rights, end-of-life decisions, and life support termination. Foundational MBA courses cover strategies and management roles in marketing, finance, operations, as well as ethics and statistics. A final Health Care Administration Research Project is also required where you will apply your knowledge of business operations and objectives and regulations in health care to create a strategic plan addressing problems in professional environments.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Before enrolling in Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Health Care Administration, you must have earned a bachelor's degree. Having an academic background in business or health care management and strong communication and analytical skills can be helpful.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must earn 30 credits to successfully complete Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Health Care Administration. This credit total is split between foundational and specialization courses.

Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Administration

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Foundational Courses
BTM 5000-8Foundations for Graduate Study in Business
MGT 5019-8Ethics in Business
SKS 5000-8Comprehensive Strategic Knowledge Studies
MGT 5028-8Business Statistics
HRM 5000-8Human Resource Management
Specialization Courses (Select four)
HCA 5012-8Health Care Financial Management
HCA 5013-8Health Care Legal and Ethical Issues
HCA 5014-8Health Care Policy Analysis and Development
HCA 5015-8Health Care Administration Principles and Practices
HCA 5017-8Total Quality Management in Health Care
HCA 5021-8 Comparative Health Care Systems
Signature Course
HCA 6010-8Health Care Administration Research Project

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Health Care Administration, you could pursue upper management or executive positions in a variety of health care environments where you might be responsible for overseeing health care delivery systems, policy development, or financial programs for hospitals, clinics, managed care companies, nonprofit health care organizations or community health centers. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Managed Care Director
  • Health Care Policy Analyst
  • Community Health Program Director