Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management Concentration

The Master of Science in Management with Healthcare Management degree is designed to provide the student with the skills to provide management in the healthcare organization.  This degree focuses on the leadership and managerial aspects of healthcare including finance, marketing, organizational behavior, human resources, and ethical decision-making.  The program culminates with a capstone course that captures achievement of the program competencies. 

 

Outcomes (Core):

  • Evaluate the appropriate leadership and management actions needed across disciplines and in various global environments
  • Synthesize theory and practice in day-to-day managerial decision making and organizational change
  • Apply appropriate strategic, technical, operational, and ethical principles to solve organizational challenges and meet organizational goals and objectives.

 

Outcomes (Concentration):

  • Evaluate the appropriate leadership and management actions needed across disciplines and in various global environments
  • Synthesize theory and practice in day to day managerial decision-making and organizational change
  • Apply appropriate strategic, technical, operational, and ethical principles to solve organizational challenges and meet the organizational goals and objectives

 

Program Competencies:

  • Synthesize knowledge of healthcare systems and healthcare management to solve business problems
  • 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 in healthcare management and healthcare systems
  • Demonstrate application of management and leadership principles to the business of healthcare
  • Integrate professionalism and ethical decision-making with management and leadership in healthcare operations

Degree Requirements

Courses - Concentration

HCM612Managing the Healthcare Organization

4

HCM632Systems in Healthcare

4

HCM670Management of Human Resources in Healthcare

4

HCM672Quality Improvement in Healthcare

4

HCM680MSM-HCM Capstone

4

Total Credit Hours:20

Courses - Core

HCM640Applied Healthcare Managerial Finance

4

HCM641Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making in Healthcare

4

IT600IT Management

4

MGMT604Organizational Behavior

4

MGMT690Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments

4

MKTG630Applied Managerial Marketing

4

PM600Project Management Processes in Organizations

4

Total Credit Hours:28

Total Credit Hours: 48

Locations

  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Virtual Campus