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This Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program with a specialization in Health-care Management is designed for students interested in examining the concepts and skills necessary in positions of leadership in today's complex health-care industry. Coursework is structured to assist students in the development of their goals as they acquire a comprehensive core of business knowledge in addition to specialized knowledge and skills common to health-care management professionals.

Overview:

The goal of the MBA with a specialization in Health-care Management is to help students gain an understanding of how various business functions are integrated into health-care, including systems that consider valid assumptions of human behavior, inter-organizational perspectives, medical needs, education, communication and resources.

In this industry-focused curriculum, students will have an opportunity to study the important role political factors play in the development of health policy, how administrative agencies translate legislation into statutory law and the role played by the media in shaping public opinion on health policy issues.

Objectives:

The AACTD MBA with a specialization in Health-care Management gives students an opportunity to examine the concepts and skills necessary in positions of leadership in today's complex health-care industry. In this program, students can learn how to:

  • Adapt and innovate to solve problems.
  • Analyze various leader, follower, cultural and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership and adapt to the needs of situations, employees and co-workers.
  • Develop plans to improve business operations.
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts.
  • Communicate effectively in business situations.
  • Assess the effect of changes in health policy on health-care management.
  • Assess the role of information systems management and technology in health-care systems.
  • Describe the functions of accrediting agencies and medical management committees.
  • and many more business-related skills.

CORE COURSES

In addition to core coursework that examines the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of corporate resources, products and assets, this MBA with a specialization in Health-care Management includes courses taught by instructors who have relevant career experience in the health-care industry. The experiences and firsthand perspectives they share in class can help prepare you for real-life challenges after you graduate.

CORE COURSES

  • Global Financial Management
  • Business Research for Decision Making
  • A Managerial Approach to Marketing
  • Strategic Management

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

  • Systems in Health-care
  • Health Policy
  • Health-care Administration
  • Health-care Strategies
 

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