MBA - Healthcare Management

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If you are interested in obtaining a leadership position within the healthcare industry, then you might take the first step toward reaching your career goal when you become a student of Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program. Read on for more information about this online master's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

As a student of Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program, you will have the opportunity to learn management techniques and principles relating to healthcare administration while also gaining a deeper understanding of various business practices. Topics addressed in program coursework include clinical information systems and their impact on patient care and healthcare teams, technological trends in healthcare, change management, healthcare organizational structures, and healthcare delivery systems. Current healthcare issues and practices will also be discussed. These courses are supported by a diverse curriculum in business management covering methods and processes in accounting, financial management, production, operations management, marketing, and business economics.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should have strong communication and computer skills before enrolling in Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program. You might also have experience working with healthcare systems or services. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete a total of 39 credits to earn the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management degree from Southern New Hampshire University. The curriculum consists of nine credits in the area of concentration and 30 credits in core courses. The program is designed to be completed in as little as two years.

Course Sequence*

Course CodeCourse Title
HCM 500Healthcare Informatics
HCM 600Social and Organizational Issues in Healthcare
HRM 630Topics in Health Administration

MBA Core Courses

Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 500Managerial Accounting
IT 500Information Technology
MKT 500Marketing Strategies
ECO 500Managerial Economics
FIN 500Financial Management
INT 610Multinational Corporate Environment
OL 690Responsible Corporate Leadership
QSO 510Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
QSO 600Production and Operation Management

Some students may also be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced MBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

You could be prepared to assume greater responsibilities in your current position or seek upper management or administrative positions in nearly any type of healthcare environment after completing Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management program. You could work in hospitals, clinics, group physician offices, private practices, managed care companies, insurance companies, or community health centers.

Positions you could pursue include:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Managed Care Executive
  • Healthcare Systems Administrator
  • Community Health Program Director
  • Healthcare Management Consultant