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MBA in Healthcare Management

Location: Online
Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Format: Part time

Alumni Scholarship Eligible

In the healthcare field, there are limitless possibilities for leaders who can combine critical thinking and practical approaches with a focus on innovation. Make your own impact on the future of healthcare through the MBA in Healthcare Management program at MCPHS.

Designed for those interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in a variety of healthcare-related sectors, including payer and provider organizations, non-profits, and biotechnology and biomedical device organizations, the MBA in Healthcare Management empowers the next generation of business leaders.

Shape the industry through expert instruction and hands-on experiences in the business-related aspects of healthcare, including capital finance and accounting, operations management, value chain, and revenue cycle considerations.

Meet the complex challenges of an evolving environment by gaining the skills and hands-on experiences you will need to successfully serve diverse stakeholders and make informed decisions through careful consideration of policy, practice, and in consideration population-driven outcomes.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the MBA in Healthcare Management will be able 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 healthcare including value, revenue, and health outcomes
  • Demonstrate strategy in aligning and balancing the competing priorities of the health system stakeholders
  • Communicate and disseminate critical information to multiple audiences
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Management experience in healthcare or closely aligned field preferred

For consideration for admission, the following application materials must be submitted:

  • Completed MCPHS Application
  • Official college transcripts from every colleges attended
  • Resume (may be included within application or as a separate document)
  • Essay that demonstrates an interest in and/or passion for healthcare business

Once all supporting documents are received, your application will be complete and ready for review by the Admission Committee. Application materials can be mailed to the address below:

Online Programs
MCPHS University
Admission Office
179 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

HCM 710 Health Systems: Policy and Management 3
HCM 720 Organizational Dynamics 3
HCM 734 Value-based Healthcare 3
HCM 740 Managing Teams, Performance, and Human Capital 3
HCM 738 Revenue Cycle Management 3
HCM 810* Value Chain Management 3
HCM 730* Operations and Supply Chain Management  
HCM 760 Applied Business Law and Ethical Practice 3
HCM 820 Informatics and Data Analysis 3
HCM 763 Managing Crisis, Conflict, and Change 3
HCM 718 Leadership in Healthcare Administration 3
HCM 815 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3
HCM 850 MBA Capstone 3

*These courses are interchangeable. Students may choose either of these courses to fulfill their curriculum requirements.

Additional courses for non-business majors

(Waived for undergraduate business students with proper undergraduate business courses)*
HCM 701 Intro to Healthcare Business Management for Non-Majors 3
HCM 722 Business Statistics 3
HCM 742 Finance and Accounting for Healthcare Organizations 3
HCM 715 Healthcare Economics 3

Total Semester Hours: 36 credits for business undergraduate students, 48 for non-business undergraduate students.

*For previous undergraduate business courses to be applied as a waiver, they must have been completed at regionally accredited colleges and universities, and have a grade of B or better. No P/F courses will be accepted.

Our students learn from faculty who are leaders in their fields and are committed to the success of each student. See the full list of the School of Healthcare Business faculty.

Online tuition is calculated at a cost-per-credit rate based on the program you choose and the number of credits for which you register. Learn more about Online tuition and fees here.

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