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MBA in Health Care Administration

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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Administration (HCA)

The MVNU School of Graduate & Professional Studies is proud to offer a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Administration (MBA-HCA) degree program that is intentionally designed for working adult learners. Students can complete their graduate business degree fully online.

The MBA-HCA is designed for practicing clinicians and health care professionals who are leaders or aspiring leaders in their field. The graduate degree program prepares working professionals for leadership and management roles in hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, assisted living facilities, and group practices.

Health Care Administration MBA Highlights

A health-care-oriented MBA, especially one from an intentionally Christian university, will help you lead healthcare transformation. Our accelerated online program can be completed anytime, anywhere.

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Tuition & Cost

$498 per credit hour

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Program Length

19 months*

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Total Credit Hours

36

Curriculum

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A synthesis of theories, strategies, and systems of managing and leading health care organizations. Distinctive leadership styles are studied and considerable attention is given to insights gained from real life leadership scenarios.

Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

A study of principles and theories of law that relate to health care delivery. Applications in law are examined, both generally and in relation to health care liability and risks facing health care administrators.

Ethical Leadership in Health Care Administration

A synthesis of theories, strategies, and systems of managing and leading health care organizations. Distinctive leadership styles are studied and considerable attention is given to insights gained from real life leadership scenarios.

Curriculum stats/highlights

The 12 course, 36 credit hour MBA-HCA is a blend of the six (6) general business courses that comprise the business degree core, which cover the functional areas of business—economics, organizational behavior, marketing, global business, accounting, and finance—as well as six (6) health care administration courses focused on issues specifically relevant to the health care industry-health care management, legal aspects of health care organizations, health services administration, quality management in health care, and leadership in health care organizations.

The MBA in Health Care Administration curriculum includes the following 36 credit hours:

Courses

Core Courses Credit Hours
Ethical Leadership in HCA 3
Managerial Economics 3
Organizational Behavior 3
Marketing Management 3
Legal Aspects of HCA 3
Global Business 3
Managerial Accounting 3
Corporate Finance 3
Health Services Strategy 3
Management of Health Care HR 3
Quality Management in HC 3
Current Trends in HC 3
Total Program Hours 36

How much will it all cost?

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Tuition

$17,928

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Credit Hours

36

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Financial Aid

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20%

lower tuition than comparable MBA programs

100%

Online Program

Careers

Careers in health care administration are both lucrative and highly rewarding.

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Community Health Center Manager
  • Medical Staff Director

We can help you explore majors, discover internships, and plan your future as a professional. Our advisors welcome students at all levels and offer personalized guidance tailored to individual needs. From resume and interview preparation to networking advice, MVNU advisors provide a host of resources that can help you achieve a rewarding career after graduation.

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