dcsimg

A healthcare management MBA is an important stepping stone for healthcare professionals preparing for a management role, or for managers transitioning into healthcare from another industry. Specialized training is crucial, given the unique challenges of administering a healthcare organization.

Healthcare managers face unique challenges in controlling costs while maintaining quality of patient care. This specialized MBA trains managers to effectively distribute resources in the context of legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements.

In addition to business fundamentals, coursework covers resource allocation, risk assessment, and financing. Depending on the focus of the program, the curriculum may also cover working with HMOs, healthcare finance, database management, healthcare strategic management, and health policy.

Healthcare managers can expect no shortage of demand for their expertise, as the healthcare industry expands and the need for effective management becomes even more pressing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts faster than average growth in healthcare management jobs, with especially strong prospects in practitioner's offices and home healthcare agencies.

Health services managers with a specialized healthcare management MBA are well positioned to land the top management jobs. The MBA is no guarantee of performance, but graduates are likely to earn over the $71,280 annual median for all health care managers in 2004.

Pursue your Major today…

Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

    See More

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.

Searching Searching ...

Prefer exploring options talking to our staff?
Call toll free now: 1.855.330.6938
Matching School Ads
4 Program(s) Found
  • Our online DBA program allows you to develop solutions to complex, real-world business problems using advanced decision-making and leadership skills.
  • Gain deeper business knowledge and serve as a global change agent—whether in corporate, public sector, or academic environments.
  • Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.
  • Walden University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
4 Program(s) Found
  • Online Bachelor's programs include Healthcare Management, Public Health, IT, Psychology, BBA & Criminal Justice
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Good for Working Adults
  • Online Courses
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
3 Program(s) Found
  • Ranked among the top 20 Regional Universities in the West in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes Magazine in 2014.
  • More than 97% of tenure-track faculty holds a terminal degree in their field.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 15:1, and 47.5% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Online Courses
4 Program(s) Found
  • Online programs including BS, MBA, MHA, MPH, MS, DHA, and DrPH options.
  • Specializations in health administration, public health, health care informatics, health management and policy, health care leadership, health care quality and analytics, and more.
  • With streamlined degree options, you could complete your MHA or MPH in as little as 18 months without any transfer credit (based on taking 2 courses every quarter).
  • Over $30 million in scholarships available in 2017. Eligible learners and programs only. Amount awarded depends upon number of eligible learners.
  • Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
5 Program(s) Found
  • Let Regent Lead The Way
  • No matter your passion, you'll find your place at Regent! Choose from more than 95 areas of study in the subject areas employers demand.
  • Online Courses
5 Program(s) Found
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Show more [+]
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
2 Program(s) Found

What They’re Known For

Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.


  • Online Courses