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Master of Business Administration

Healthcare Concentration

By adding a concentration in Healthcare Management, MBA students have the advantage of exploring various aspects of the healthcare system with an emphasis on the business of healthcare.

MBA students may select a Healthcare Management concentration by taking three specialized courses in a variety of relevant healthcare topics. Students can tailor their healthcare course selections to focus on a particular sub-area of healthcare, such as finance and risk management, policy-setting or operations management and quality improvement.

What You Will Learn in the Online MBA - Healthcare Concentration

New England College of Business's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare prepares graduates for management and leadership roles within a variety sectors in the healthcare industry. An MBA with Healthcare Management concentration is designed to give graduates the knowledge and skills to work within the hospital, managed care, nonprofit, insurance or pharmaceutical/biotechnology sectors.

By selecting any three of the available Healthcare concentration courses, students can custom tailor their concentration to focus on the areas that best suit their interests and career needs.

For a complete list of courses, download the MBA Healthcare Concentration curriculum worksheet. You may also view full course descriptions here.

Potential Jobs for MBA Graduates with Healthcare Concentration

Graduates obtaining a Master of Business Administration with a Healthcare Management concentration are prepared to seek positions in a variety of healthcare and allied health settings, such as:

  • Patient Experience Manager/Director
  • Budget Manager/Director
  • Patient Financial Services Manager
  • Healthcare Project Manager

Is the Online MBA with Healthcare Concentration Right for You?

Your decision whether to select an MBA with a Healthcare Management concentration versus a more specialized degree such as the Master of Healthcare Management will depend on your current employment and career goals, as well as cost and time considerations. Students who plan to focus their long-term career in healthcare should consider our Master of Healthcare Management degree, which provides a more extensive exploration of the management topics that are important in the healthcare field today.

This concentration will meet the academic and skill needs of those MBA students who have academic and career interests in healthcare. The Healthcare concentration is taught by experienced healthcare professionals and academic experts. It has proven most useful to those with interests within the following areas:

  • Finance and Reimbursement
  • Information Systems
  • Law and Policy
  • Risk and regulatory compliance
  • Healthcare operations

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