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Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare Management and Leadership Program

Earn an MBA in Healthcare Management and Leadership and empower yourself for a great career in business.

The Value of a CALUNIVERSITY Online MBA in Healthcare Management and Leadership Degree

The healthcare industry continues to be one of the most rapidly-growing and job-creating fields out there. This presents challenges for the job-seeker: a job market full of healthcare professionals competing for the best positions. It is important to stay relevant and ambitious as a healthcare professional in order to move upwards in a career.

California Intercontinental University’s MBA in Healthcare Management and Leadership is the right degree for the job. Students will learn management skills with industry-specific knowledge, derived from the most current practices taught by healthcare professionals who know first-hand what is required and expected in the industry.

Students learn essential management and leadership skills and techniques specific to the healthcare industry. Students learn how to understand the primary roles of management within healthcare organizations and how to apply a systems framework to human resources within healthcare companies for the development of transformational philosophies and practices. Students learn how to maximize business growth and development opportunities as well as the ability to identify and analyze complex business concepts and explore alternative solutions n the world of healthcare administration. Students also master the application of economics, ethics, and information systems to address regulations such as HIPAA policies.

Career paths with the MBA in Healthcare Management and Leadership are abundant and fulfilling. Many healthcare professionals strive to become major administrators, C-level executives for a hospital or healthcare facility. Smaller medical facilities and private practices look for qualified candidates to fill administrative and managerial roles.

Choosing to embark on the California Intercontinental University MBA in Healthcare Management and Leadership is a smart decision. With career choices in management and C-level positions at hospitals and medical organizations, those who choose this MBA will be able to apply their expertise to a variety of occupations that have a positive impact on the world of healthcare.

Credits required for degree completion: 36
Maximum transfer credits accepted: 18
Program length: 1.5 years
Cost per credit: $445
Payment options: Click to view interest-free payment options

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

  • Integrate management theories and practices to improve organizational performance.
  • Construct and optimize business opportunities in competitive markets.
  • Assess business challenges and opportunities associated with the global economy, competition, change, and uncertainty.
  • Utilize applied research methods and business strategies to maximize business growth and development opportunities.
  • Foster interdisciplinary team work and collaborative work environments.
  • Identify and analyze complex business concepts and explore alternative solutions to organizational and financial problems.
Degree Plan MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP (MBA HCML)
Course Number Course Name Prerequisite Credits Core Major
Semester 1
MKT 517 Marketing None 3 3
MGT 517 Organizational Development None 3 3
IST 530 Management Information Systems None 3 3
Semester 2
ACC 501 Accounting None 3 3
ECO 518 Economics for Decision Making ACC 501 3 3
FIN 515 Entrepreneurial Finance ACC 501, ECO 518 3 3
Semester 3
MGT 553 Project Management for Professionals Semesters 1/2 3 3
MGT 545 Strategic Management and Competitive Globalization MGT 553 3 3
HCM 503 Leadership in Healthcare Taken in Order 3 3
Semester 4
HCM 507 Healthcare  Human Resource Management Taken in Order 3 3
HCM 512 or HCM 533 Healthcare Economics  or Healthcare Information Systems Taken in Order 3 3
HCM 523 Ethics of Healthcare Taken in Order 3 3
36 24 12

Required Courses

  • ACC 501 Accounting
  • ECO 518 Economics for Decision Making
  • FIN 515 Entrepreneurial Finance
  • IST 530 Management Information Systems
  • MGT 517 Organizational Development
  • MGT 545 Strategic Management and Competitive Globalization
  • MGT 553 Project Management for Professionals
  • MKT 517 Marketing

 

Specialization Courses

  • HCM 503 Leadership in Healthcare
  • HCM 507 Healthcare Human Resource Management
  • HCM 512 Healthcare Economics or HCS 533 Healthcare Information Systems
  • HCM 523 Ethics of Healthcare

Course Schedule

The Master of Business Administration program requires the completion of 36 units of coursework that include:

Business Required Courses: 24 Units / 8 Courses
Elective Courses: 12 Units / 4 Courses

Admissions Requirements

In addition to the preliminary admissions requirements, an applicant for the Master’s degree program must submit and meet the following admission prerequisites:

  1. A copy of the applicant’s Curriculum Vitae or Professional Resume.
  2. Official Transcript showing the completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university that is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation – CHEA.
  3. An applicant who has completed his Bachelor’s degree in a non-business related area (i.e., Engineering or Science) is required to meet CALUNIVERSITY’s business foundational prerequisites by taking a required course in Basic Accounting. Other elective courses are available for the student’s consideration.
  4. The applicant’s prior college academic records must show a minimal Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of C (2.0 on a scale of 4.0) or higher.

Graduation Requirements

The Master’s Degree is conferred upon those who have fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Successfully completed all required courses of the Masters curricula and have completed the minimal required Learning Time for each course and program
  2. Met the study time residency requirement for degree completion and award
  3. Achieved at least 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)
  4. Be cleared of all indebtedness and other obligations to CALUNIVERSITY
  5. Be recommended for graduation by the Faculty and Academic Department

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