Master of Science in Healthcare Management

The Master’s in Healthcare Management degree will prepare the student with the skills to manage and lead in a variety of healthcare organizations.  Operations of the healthcare organization including human capital, finance, information systems, strategic planning, governance, ethics, and legal and regulatory principles will be discussed.  In addition, the student will be challenged to develop critical thinking and communication skills.

 

The MS-HCM program prepares students to:

  • Utilize healthcare management principles to effectively manage a healthcare organization
  • Influence change at a variety of levels for healthcare quality
  • Differentiate healthcare delivery within a variety of healthcare populations/environments

MS-HCM program competencies:

  • Apply healthcare management and leadership principles to influence the delivery of quality healthcare
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills necessary for management and leadership positions in healthcare
  • Apply critical thinking, analysis and problem solving to real-world situations for effective healthcare operations
  • Integrate professionalism and ethical decision-making with management and leadership skills in healthcare operations
  • Develop strategies to deliver quality healthcare using knowledge related to healthcare finance, marketing and economic indicators



Degree Requirements

Courses- Core

HCM612Managing the Healthcare Organization

4

HCM632Systems in Healthcare

4

HCM670Management of Human Resources in Healthcare

4

HCM671Healthcare Statistics

4

HCM672Quality Improvement in Healthcare

4

HCM673Healthcare Marketing Strategies

4

HCM674Health Policy in the United States

4

HCM675Healthcare Economics

4

HCM676Healthcare Finance

4

HCM677Information Systems for Healthcare

4

HCM678Healthcare Law and Ethics

4

HCM679Healthcare Management Capstone

4

Total Credit Hours:48

Total Credit Hours: 48

Locations

  • Virtual Campus