APPLY PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS TO THE PRACTICE OF HEALTHCARE.
Effectively run day-to-day operations and coordinate patient-centered care and organizational efficiency with the Healthcare Management concentration.
You’ll prepare to manage all aspects of the business side of medical practice and support doctors, nurses, and other practitioners as they treat and prevent illness.
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Ensure Effective Health Services Delivery
In the MBA Healthcare Management concentration, you’ll pair masters-level business knowledge with focused expertise in healthcare management.
Learn how to address ethical challenges, apply up-to-the-minute healthcare laws, understand how the healthcare employee lifecycle affects staffing, and more.
From budgeting and scheduling to managing human resources, you’ll complete this concentration with the skills to lead an impactful healthcare practice.
Career Outlook: 18% Growth Through 2028
Demand for health administrators is growing just as rapidly as the demand for healthcare, driven by baby boomers living longer, more active lives than generations before.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 18 percent job growth for health administrators through 20281, a rate that’s four times the national average.
Health Services Manager
As a health services manager, you’d lead health services teams, departments, entire hospitals, or even hospital networks. You’d verify your organization complies with healthcare laws and policies; hire, train and review new team members; and ensure your organization effectively serves the public.1
As a hospital administrator, you’d be tasked with running a medical facility, such as a hospice, drug-abuse treatment clinic, dentist’s office, or radiology center. That could mean setting rates, designing budgets, evaluating staff, creating and implementing organizational policy, and more.2
Other titles you may qualify for:
- Nursing director or manager
- Medical Practice Manager
- Drug-abuse treatment center director
- Health and human services administrator
- Physician office manager
Curriculum: The Business of Exceptional Care
The courses in this concentration are drawn from Queens’ online Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, which is based on core competencies defined by the American College of Healthcare Executives’ (ACHE) Higher Education Network.
Like the MHA, this concentration is built on universal business practices, principled leadership, and a hands-on approach to meeting the U.S. healthcare system’s growing needs.
Course Spotlight: MHA 500 Health Services Organization and Delivery
Understand the structure and functions of the United States’ healthcare system, including the ways stakeholders, resources, industries, financing, coverage, and other forces come together locally, regionally, and nationally to impact how health services are delivered.SEE ALL COURSES
Course Spotlight: MHA 625 Quality Improvement for Healthcare Organizations
Develop and enhance your skills in leadership, communication, quality improvement, outcomes management, root cause analysis, and data design. You’ll learn the skills you need to define, assure, and measure quality outcomes in healthcare organizations.
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Frequently Asked Questions
As you explore Queens’ online MBA Healthcare Management Concentration, our dedicated staff is here to ensure your decision-making is stress-free and enjoyable. If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-313-2356.
The total tuition for the MBA program depends on the track students choose. For the MBA with foundational courses, the total tuition is $45,540. For the MBA without foundational courses, the total tuition is $41,940. For the MBA program with specialization courses, total tuition is $41,940 to $45,540.
Yes, this program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB. Through its rigorous standards and processes, AACSB accredits institutions that uphold its mission and core values, work to advance the interests of global business education, and participate in AACSB’s community of leading business schools. In this context, AACSB focuses on continuous quality improvement in business education through engagement, innovation, and impact.
Yes, the MBA program accepts transfer credits. Please speak to an Admissions Advisor for more information.
To be admitted to the program, you must submit an application, resume, official transcripts of all colleges previously attended, statement of purpose (500–750 words) and two letters of recommendation.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Medical and Health Services Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved September 16, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.
- Payscale (2019 August 28). Hospital Administrator Salary. Retrieved September 16, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Hospital_Administrator/Salary.