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Master of Business Administration (Health Care Management)

Master of Business Administration (Health Care Management)

Deepen your health care management expertise while earning a career-building online degree from Excelsior College: a Master of Business Administration (Health Care Management).

Excelsior designed this flexible MBA program for working adults who need to balance their degree with professional and family responsibilities. You'll get a respected degree from an accredited college, enabling you to compete for leadership jobs in the dynamic health care industry. But you'll graduate in less time, at a lower cost, from Excelsior College, a national leader in adult education and distance learning since 1971.

Advance Your Career With a Flexible, Affordable MBA in Health Care Management

Excelsior's MBA courses meet the same quality standards that apply to health care programs at traditional colleges. We constantly revise our materials and curriculum to stay current with new trends.

You'll learn from outstanding faculty who have years of experience in the health care industry. The health care management concentration within the MBA program cultivates the kinds of expertise employers look for, including:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Health care law and government regulations
  • Health care economics

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MBA Program Outcomes

MBA Degree Credit Requirements

The MBA requires 36 - 45 credits, depending on a student's prior learning. Students may transfer in up to 24 approved credits. The program has 3 foundation requirements that can be waived on the basis of prior upper level undergraduate study in the relevant areas. Approved undergraduate courses must be no older than 10 years, with a grade of B or better. The foundation requirements are:

  • Economics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Quantitative Analysis

Any waivers will be counted as part of the 24 credits allowed in transfer. See catalog for further details.

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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of an Excelsior College Master of Business Administration, you will be able to:

Theme #1: Professional Skills

  • Prepare and deliver effective written and oral communications to shape organizational culture, resolve conflict, and relay information to diverse audiences.
  • Apply quantitative and qualitative business analysis techniques to solve problems and support management and strategic level decisions

Theme #2: Value Based Leadership for the Future

  • Demonstrate transformational leadership skills through the ability to set direction and work with multiple constituencies with divergent needs including ethical obligations and social responsibility.
  • Develop an action plan to continuously improve and update one's knowledge and skills in strategic leadership.

Theme #3: Inspiring and Sustaining Innovation

  • Recognize problems in business settings and propose solutions with a team of colleagues.
  • Analyze complexity, interdependency, change and opportunities for organizations, including setting direction, aligning and motivating employees.
  • Appraise risk and develop entrepreneurial solutions for sustainable innovation that delivers economic and social value.

Theme #4: Global Competitive Advantage

  • Evaluate how global environments impact changing business practice.
  • Analyze cultural differences and how these differences affect best practices in management.

Theme #5: Strategic Planning for Profitability

  • Integrate empirical research and management theories for the purpose of strategic planning for profitability, including times of economic recession.

Program Educational Objectives

Upon completion of an Excelsior College Master of Business Administration, you will be able to:

  • Design, implement, and evaluate the efficacy of solutions for complex business problems.
  • Engage in life-long learning for professional, career, and personal development.
  • Lead and work effectively and efficiently in diverse team settings and maintain a high level of performance in a professional business environment.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently to various audiences in a timely and professional manner. 
  • Demonstrate leadership and initiative to ethically advance organizational goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrate adaptability, leadership, mentoring skills, and management in your chosen career.

MBA Health Care Management Concentration Outcomes

Health Care Management Concentration Outcomes

Upon completion of an Excelsior College Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Management, you will be able to:

  • Manage a diverse workforce providing health care for an increasingly heterogeneous population.
  • Analyze and interpret health care funding and delivery trends to provide recommendations for organizational action.

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Institutional Accreditation

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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.

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SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION for Business Degrees

The School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. Review the list of Excelsior business programs and degrees accredited by the IACBE.