MBA Healthcare Management Concentration

Online MBA

The specialized masters of business administration (MBA) with a concentration in Healthcare Management at West Liberty University puts your business management skills to work in a healthcare setting.

This 100% online graduate degree program combines the core competencies of West Liberty University’s Master of Business Administration program with specialized courses focused on medical and healthcare organizations.

The MBA in Healthcare Management online courses are designed to provide you with an understanding of the business of healthcare, with an academic and real-world foundation in healthcare issues, trends and practices. The traditional business administration disciplines – accounting, finance, marketing, economics, and information technology – round out the program and provide a solid base in business management.

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In addition to gaining a solid foundation in business management in your core MBA classes, earning your MBA in Healthcare online will also expand your understanding of:

  • Social, ethical and organizational challenges faced by healthcare workers and how to effectively handle these challenges
  • Introducing and managing clinical information systems and their effects on patients and interdisciplinary teams
  • Current trends in healthcare informatics practices and how technology can improve patient care

Finish the 30-credit MBA healthcare management in as little as one year, or complete the online program at your own pace. You’ll learn the relevance of business and technology to the provision of health and medical care, and prepare to adapt to changes in:

  • Healthcare policy.
  • Healthcare laws and regulations.
  • Healthcare technology and record-keeping.

MBA: Healthcare Management Courses:

Required MBA Business CoreCredit Hours
GBUS 501 MBA Orientation0
CIS 530 Information Technology Management3
ECON 520 Global Economics3
MKT 535 Integrative Marketing Management3
MGT 545 Strategic Human Resource Management3
MGT 590 Strategic Management Capstone3

Required Courses – Healthcare ManagementCredit Hours
GBUS 570 Healthcare Law and Ethics3
ACC 570 Healthcare Accounting and Cost Analysis3
FIN 570 Healthcare Finance and Revenue Cycle3
ECON 570 Healthcare Economics Analysis3
CIS 570 Healthcare Information System Management3

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