Quinnipiac University School of Business

Health Care Management Track

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According to the U.S. Department of Labor: “Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, the health care industry as a whole will see an increase in the demand for medical services. Managers will be needed to organize and manage medical information and health care staffs in all areas of the industry.” (U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Service Managers).

Additionally, industry experts and thought leaders are calling for cross-training in health care management and organizational leadership (Berwick and Blumenthal, Institute of Medicine, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; October 2012). The Quinnipiac University, School of Business’ programs are uniquely positioned to deliver this type of training and education.

Students pursuing this track must complete all the core requirements in the MS in organizational leadership plus three courses from the list below:

Course Title Credits
HM 600 Foundations of Health Care Management 3
HM 621 Quality Management in Health Care Facilities 3
HM 626 Epidemiology & Population Health 3
HM 630 Corporate Compliance in the Health Care Industry 3
HM 660 Human Resource Management in Health Care Administration 3
HM 664 Financial Management in Health Care Organizations 3
HM 668 Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery 3
HM 669 Organization & Management of Long-term Care Facilities 3
HM 671 Health Policy & Politics 3
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