Doctorate of Business Administration - Healthcare Management & Leadership

Want to position yourself as a leader in healthcare management? Start with a DBA in Healthcare Management from an accredited university.​

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (DBA-HCML) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments.

Want to position yourself as a leader in healthcare management? Start with a DBA in Healthcare Management from an accredited university.

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (DBA-HCML) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments.

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Admission Requirements

1) Masters Degree

2) Curriculum Vitae / Professional Resume

3) Application for Admission

Career Outcomes:

Possible career avenues with a Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership

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Hospital CEO

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Pharmaceutical Product Manager

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Medical Practice Manager

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Healthcare Data Analyst

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Healthcare Consultant

What does a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA-HCML) in Healthcare Management and Leadership from CIU include?

The program enables students to improve their analytical ability, strategic thinking, process implementation, beyond industry applications. The program prepares students for careers in the fields of managed care supervision, patient care management, healthcare services manager, regulatory analysis, and resource specialist. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on achieving Leadership in healthcare management, healthcare economics, healthcare information systems, and the ethics of healthcare. Individuals currently working in the healthcare industry and thinking about career advancement in management and consulting will receive more credibility and recognition from the market place.

Healthcare Management & Leadership Course Topics Include:

Strategies for healthcare leadership

Marketing for healthcare professionals

Healthcare and the economy

Healthcare management systems

Online Healthcare Management & Leadership (DBA-HCML) Course Curriculum:

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership degree requires completion of 60 semester credits of coursework which includes 30 credits of Business Core courses, 15 credits of Healthcare Management and Leadership Specialization courses, a Comprehensive Competency Assessment, and 15 credits of Dissertation courses.

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1. Business Core Courses: 30 Credits/10 Courses

A. Economics

  • ECO 615 Global Economy

B. Finance

  • FIN 605 Global Business Finance

C. Graduate Level Research

  • GRC 600 Doctoral Academic Study and Writing
  • GRC 605 Business Research Methodology and Quantitative Statistics

D. Management

  • MGT 616 Organizational Change and Development in Management System
  • MGT 626 Managing Innovation Integrating Technology
  • MGT 635 Merger and Acquisition: Due Diligence Report
  • MGT 645 Strategic Management: A Global Approach

E. Marketing

  • MKT 640 E-Commerce Models and Applications
  • MGT 645 Marketing Research in Consumer Behavior

2. Healthcare Management and Leadership Specialization Courses: 15 Credits/5 Courses

 

  • HCM 603 Strategies for Healthcare Leadership
  • HCM 612 Economic Evaluation and Healthcare: Merging Theory with
    Practice
  • HCM 620 Managing Disaster: Perspective for Healthcare Leaders
  • HCM 625 Healthcare Marketing: Tools and Techniques
  • HCM 630 Quality Management in Healthcare: A Systems Approach

3. Comprehensive Competency Assessment: 0 Credits/1 Course

  • Comprehensive Competency Assessment

4. Doctorate Dissertation Courses: 15 Credits/5 Courses

A. Graduate Level Research

  • GRC 641 Chapter 1 Dissertation Introduction
  • GRC 642 Chapter 2 Dissertation Literature Review
  • GRC 643 Chapter 3 Dissertation Methodology
  • GRC 644 Chapter 4 Dissertation Results and Findings
  • GRC 645 Chapter 5 Dissertation Conclusions and
    Recommendations/Dissertation Presentation and Oral Defense

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