Healthcare Management MBA Program
The MBA Healthcare Management specialty is designed to create a balance between business knowledge and the unique aspects and demands of the health care field. The specialty provides future leaders with a wide range of competencies and skills needed to advance or develop their careers in the rewarding field of health care management.
The mission of Walsh’s MBA in Healthcare Management program is to prepare graduates for a variety of leadership positions in all aspects of healthcare, including hospitals, ambulatory care, physician practice management, long-term care, managed care, pharmaceutical sales, and the like.
Graduates of Walsh’s MBA in Healthcare Management program will be able to take advantage of increasing convergence of the different sectors within the healthcare industry. Our graduates understand the broader healthcare environment and have the competencies and skills to advance the goals of our nation’s healthcare organizations. The Walsh MBA in Healthcare Management program also develops leadership practices focused on ethical and socially responsible decision making.
In addition to the MBA core requirements, students in the Healthcare Management Specialty must complete:
Healthcare Management MBA Degree Requirements
Consist of 18 credit hours of core requirements, five (5) specialty courses and 1 elective course of 3 credit hours each (18 credit hours) as follows:
MBA 721 Legal & Policy Aspects of Healthcare 3 credit hrs.
MBA 722 Healthcare Organizations & Systems 3 credit hrs.
MBA 723 Healthcare Finance & Economics 3 credit hrs.
MBA 702 Quality & Performance Management 3 credit hrs.
MBA 739 Healthcare Strategy (Capstone) 3 credit hrs.
MBA 761 Entrepreneurship & Innovation 3 credit hrs.
MBA 744 Services Marketing 3 credit hrs.
MBA 683 Non-Profit Accounting 3 credit hrs.