Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management (MBA)

School of Healthcare Business and Technology

Location: Online
Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Format: Part-Time

Maximize your leadership potential in healthcare or life sciences with an MBA in Healthcare Management.

Build Leadership Skills with a Focus on Innovative, Critical Thinking

This online MBA program prepares you to meet the complex challenges of an evolving healthcare environment by giving you the skills and hands-on experiences you will need to successfully serve diverse stakeholders. You will learn to make informed decisions through careful consideration of policy and practice while considering population-driven outcomes. With access to world-class hospitals and research facilities and one of the world’s largest biotech clusters, you will gain the experience and connections to accelerate your career. Start the program in the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

Your MBA Journey

The MBA in Healthcare Management prepares you to lead change and deliver impact in a variety of health-sector pathways, including payer, healthcare services, nonprofits, and pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and biomedical device organizations. The program offers expert instruction and hands-on experience in the business-related aspects of healthcare service delivery, clinical management, drug development, and biotech innovation. Upon completion, you will have earned the knowledge and skill to:

  • develop and demonstrate practical approaches to population-level health that include innovation, technology, and entrepreneurial values
  • demonstrate ethical decision-making that is informed by critical thinking and evidence-based approaches
  • apply analytical skills in evaluation and dissemination of solutions to core challenges in the delivery of health care including value, revenue, and health outcomes
  • demonstrate strategy in aligning and balancing the competing priorities of health system stakeholders
  • communicate and disseminate critical information to multiple audiences

Merging Two Influential Worlds

Combine your passion for healthcare or life sciences with your business acumen to improve health outcomes and drive innovation.


Average salary for healthcare administrator according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

MCPHS alumni eligible for scholarship

If you’ve earned an MCPHS degree in any field, you’re eligible for a 50% tuition scholarship toward one of seven master’s degrees—including the MBA in Healthcare Management.

32% growth

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in healthcare management is projected to grow 32% by 2030.


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Related MCPHS Programs

MCPHS offers multiple programs in healthcare management to suit your life and your professional circumstances.

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

Four-year, full-time program that you may begin in the fall or spring.

Master of Science in Clinical Management

Part-time, online program that you may begin in the fall or spring semester.

Master of Science in Health Informatics

Part-time, online program that you may begin in the fall or spring.

Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA)

Part-time, online program that you may begin in the fall or spring.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

Part-time, 12-credit program that you may begin in the fall, spring, or summer.