MBA Healthcare Management

Degree Overview

This online healthcare MBA will give you great opportunities for advancement. The MBA in Healthcare Management will prepare you with the skills and knowledge necessary to take on highly valued and well-compensated positions in a variety of healthcare-related settings. You will become a valuable asset in this booming industry.

Who the program is for:

  • Experienced healthcare professionals looking to leverage an MBA education to advance their careers.
  • Qualified professionals looking to break into the healthcare industry as a manager.
  • Individuals who can typically spend 15 or more hours per week on their studies.

This program will be flexible and adaptable to your schedule. Click here to learn how your program works.

Your Program of Study

In this online healthcare MBA degree program, you’ll learn all the essential skills and knowledge needed. This program includes the following areas of study and completion of a capstone project.

  • Managing Organizations and Leading People
  • Managing Human Capital
  • Marketing
  • Accreditation Audit
  • Global Economics for Managers
  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Financial Management
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Service Line Development

Total Program: 36 Competency Units (credit equivalents)

More details about your challenging course of study

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Questions & Answers

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Yes, WGU is highly respected. We developed our online MBA programs with significant input from experts and business leaders who serve on our Business Program Council. Our National Advisory Board consists of major corporations and foundations that provide ongoing support and advice to the university, including Google, Microsoft, and Oracle, among others. Our emphasis on developing highly competent graduates is one of the key reasons for our business support.

You advance through your program by demonstrating your competence on rigorous assessments. There are significant portions of this program where you can progress more quickly if you already possess considerable competency in those subject areas. This program incorporates some team projects where you may not be able to accelerate your progress, dependent on the members of your team.

The program involves case studies, simulations, and projects that will require you to incorporate real-world business problems. Your time to completion will ultimately depend on your current competencies, plus the amount of time and effort you (and your teammates) can commit to your studies. Speak to an Enrollment Counselor to learn more.

As a WGU student, you take and complete assessments. For the online MBA program, these assessments include simulations, team projects, and complex business assignments. You’ll prepare for these assessments by engaging various learning resources including e-textbooks, web tutorials, and online simulations. You will determine what learning resources are best for you in consultation with your mentor using your personalized Degree Plan. Speak to an Enrollment Counselor who can explain this program in greater depth.