2021-2022 Academic Catalog

MBA in Business Administration: Healthcare Management

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Program Description

The healthcare management concentration of the MBA program focuses on business management skills that are relevant to professionals in medical and healthcare organizations. 

Students in this concentration:

  • Evaluate policy implications of the changing nature of health and medical care and the implications in the areas of medical practice, medical education and research, and health policy.
  • Assess healthcare administration and contexts for successful management of practices in healthcare administration and healthcare systems and business entities in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Apply economic principles to healthcare and related health problems.
  • Analyze major information technology challenges in healthcare that systems face with managing their information technology adoption and implementation.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Stephanie Adam

Delivery Mode

Blended or 100% Online

Accreditation

Cal U's business and economics programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn.

Curriculum

Course Credits
Core Courses  
MBA 700  Business Foundations 3
MBA 710  Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis 3
MBA 720  Leading the Enterprise 3
MBA 730  Managerial Decision Making 3
MBA 740  Business, Government and Society 3
MBA 750  MBA Capstone 3
   
Course Options (Specialized Courses)  
ECO 765  Health Economics and Policy 3
MGT 761  U.S. Health Care Policy 3
MGT 763  Health Systems Management 3
MIS 766  Healthcare Informatics 3
Business Electives (500-level or higher ACC, BUS, ECO, ENP, FIN, HRM, MBA, MGT, MIS or MKT) 6
   
Total 36

Program Webpage

https://www.calu.edu/academics/graduate/masters/mba/healthcare-management.aspx