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ONLINE CLASSES BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 4,2020

MBA IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT (MBAH)

  • Curriculum on healthcare management during pandemics.

 

  • Weekend classes at the Austin, TX campus.

 

  • Accelerated degree program designed to fit your schedule.

 

  • Study FULL-TIME and get the degree in 16 months.

 

  • Study PART-TIME and finish at your own pace

MBA in Healthcare Management Jobs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical managers earn a median hourly wage of $47.75 or a median annual wage of $99,730. As one of the more popular types of jobs available with MBA in Healthcare Management, students can better prepare for working in this field with internships at graduate level. Managers often run and maintain a specific department in a hospital, but they may be responsible for all departments. They handle duties relating to budget, scheduling and keeping workers informed of any new changes.

A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a medical facility is someone responsible for looking at the budget and operating costs to determine if the medical facility has a surplus of funds or if it needs to cut back on costs. They maintain the financial records and meet with managers, executives and any directors to update them on the financial details of the facility. (Average Salary $133,300)

A hospital administrator works in all types of medical facilities, including substance abuse centers, physical rehabilitation centers, hospitals and doctors’ offices. Administrators are the ones responsible for hiring new doctors, nurses and other types of workers. Other duties of an administrator include creating budgets, instituting new policies and following any state of federal laws. (Average Salary $86,801)

Healthcare consultants are typically employed by large and/or private healthcare organizations. They handle a number of responsibilities for clients including conducting research to identify problems, researching possible solutions to the problem, observing and talking with employees and managers, writing reports, and conducting meetings with clients to share solutions. (Average Salary $77,361)

MBAH Program Objectives

  • To provide contemporary trends that impacts healthcare businesses around the world (pandemics such as COVID-19, SARS, or MERS) and to prepare graduates to develop strategies around the impacts of pandemics in healthcare facilities.
  • To equip graduates with the process improvement instruments to streamline healthcare businesses.
  • To introduce graduates evolving concepts in healthcare finance, and train graduates the abilities to organize and collaborate the emergency contingency and safety plan in finance businesses.
  • To prepare graduates to be able to execute and manage contingency and safety policies under pandemics or emergency and be socially responsible. 
  • To prepare graduates to communicate skillfully, effectively, and professionally with healthcare industry, business leaders, employees, colleagues, and the public.
  • To produce the confidence in graduates to find employment in the area of healthcare management, including the capability to establish and manage a successful clinic.
  • To provide the means whereby graduates may lead more financially productive lives and have successful professional careers in the United States or global community.

Admissions Requirements

Bachelor's Degree

In Any Field

TOEFL iBT 61 or IELTS 6.0

Students who don’t meet the TOEFL/IELTS requirements for MBAH can still apply. They will enroll in full-time ESL courses until they meet the requirements.

If English is an official language in the student’s native country. TOEFL/IELTS scores are not required.

5 Trimesters (1 2/3 years full-time)

MBA in Healthcare Management

 

TrimesterCourse NameSemester CreditsClock Hours
First Trimester   
MBA 5201Business Communication230
MBA 5302Finance and Financial Reporting345
MBA 5303Human Resources Management345
Second Trimester   
MBA 5304Information Technology345
MBA 5305International Business Trends345
MBA 5306Law, Ethics and Economics in Business345
Third Trimester   
MBA 5307Leadership Fundamentals345
MBA 5308Management Accounting345
MBA 5309Managing People, Projects and Technology345
Fourth Trimester   
MBA 5310Marketing and Decision Making345
MBA 5311Operations, Supply Chain Management and Quality345
MBA 5312Strategy and Environmental Scanning345
Fifth Trimester   
MBA 5313Healthcare Finance345
MBA 5314Process Improvement in Healthcare345
MBA 5315Special Topics in Healthcare345
MBA 5116Practical Training Seminar145
TOTAL 45705

MBA 5201 Business Communication 2 credits (30 hours)

This course includes a brief introduction to the major forms of business communication including: interpersonal communication, communication to groups, presenting sales pitches, writing policies, requests for proposals, business emails, and personal branding (including building resumes and bios). This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5302 Finance and Financial Reporting 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes a brief introduction to business finance methods, models and practices. This includes the different types of financial reports and financial reporting best practices. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5303 Human Resources Management 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to human resource management models and practices. This includes all of the different human resources core areas including: recruitment, selection, training, performance management, employment law, HRIS systems, and compensation/benefits. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments. Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5304 Information Technology 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to the importance of information technologies in business. This will include the various systems (and processes) and equipment used to automate work, track information about business practices, and assist in decision making. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5305 International Business Trends 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to international business trends. This will include the various drivers to globalization as well as the impacts of other countries’ economic, political, cultural, and legal environments on an organization’s operational and strategic alternatives and its managerial decisions. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5306 Law, Ethics and Economics in Business 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to trends and topics in legal, ethical and economic issues in business. This will include the types of information and data that can be gathered by business leaders so that they can make sustainable & ethical decisions for business entities. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5307 Leadership Fundamentals 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to leadership and managerial decision making. This will include the history of leadership research, the different types of leadership and leadership decision making models. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5308 Management Accounting 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to managerial accounting. This will include the understanding of financial statements and common accounting terms; as well as the ability to follow accounting standards and track, record and audit financial numbers. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5309 Managing People, Projects and Technology 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to managing people, projects and technology. This will include the basics of project management. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5310 Marketing and Decision Making 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to marketing products and services. This will include exploring topics such as: integrated communications, marketing mix, consumer behavior, pricing, and market segmentation, targeting and positioning. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5311 Operations, Supply Chain Management and Quality 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to production and operations management. This will include content on supply chain management, quality/process improvement models, and quantitative methods for management. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5312 Strategy and Environmental Scanning 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to strategy concepts and models. This will include learning more about environmental scanning and preparing to develop strategies (decision making). This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5313 Healthcare Finance 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to common healthcare financing models. This will include learning more about the costs, assets, liabilities and financial decision making in healthcare. This course will also include an introduction to healthcare financing methods and practices as well as the different types of reimbursements in healthcare, payment models, and the role of third party payers. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5314 Process Improvement in Healthcare 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to best practices in process improvement in healthcare facilities. This will include learning more about quality models and theories and the ROI for healthcare stakeholders. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5315 Special Topics in Healthcare 3 credits (45 hours)

This course will include an introduction to a contemporary trend impacting healthcare. This will include learning more about the special topic area and preparing to develop strategies for healthcare facilities around the special topic area. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

 

MBA 5116 Practical Training Seminar 1 credit (45 hours)

This course prepares students to apply MBA course concepts, skills, and capabilities to actual job experiences. The student is required to obtain a position in their area of concentration and apply what they have learned to the actual job experience.

Prerequisite: None.

Forty-five (45) credit hours completed with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher are required to receive the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management(MBAH) degree.

Admissions Process

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