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MBA Health Care Management Track

Quinnipiac University, as part of its long tradition of education in health sciences and health care administration, offers a master of business administration with a track in health care management.

This program prepares students for administrative roles in the health care industry and emphasizes the training of managers who work collaboratively with highly trained professionals from a variety of clinical disciplines in all health care settings. Students gain a comprehensive knowledge of business subjects that are increasingly important in the complex health care industry.

The MBA/health care management track is taught by doctorally trained or professionally qualified faculty with extensive experience in the health care industry. The program offers students new to the health care industry, as well as students already in the industry, the opportunity to expand their theoretical and practical knowledge.

Applications are reviewed when all materials and the application fee are received by the University graduate admissions office.

This program is also offered in an online format.

Curriculum + Requirements

The program requires a total of 46 credits. A maximum of 6 credits may be taken as a health care industry residency or as a consulting practicum to fulfill the requirements of the health care administration curriculum.

MBA/HCM Track Requirements

Course Title Credits
Foundational Course Work
MBA 601 Foundations for Decision Making (MBA quick start) 1
Decision Making Tools (choose one):
EC 600 Managerial Economics 3
CIS 600 Information Systems Strategy 3
MBA 610 Business Decision Analysis 3
Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 1)
MBA 615 Managing the Decision Making Process 3
Core Business Disciplines
MBA 620 Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making 3
MBA 625 Organizational Behavior and Leadership for Decision Makers 3
MBA 635 Decision Making for Business Operations 3
MBA 640 Financial Decision Making 3
MBA 645 Marketing Decision Making 3
MBA 660 Decision Making in a Global Economy 3
Health Management Required Courses
HM 600 Foundations of Health Care Management 3
HM 621 Quality Management in Health Care Facilities 3
HM 663 Integrated Health Systems & Managed Care 3
HM 664 Financial Management in Health Care Organizations 3
HM 668 Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery 3
Elective courses (choose one - 3 credits)
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 671 Health Care Policy & Politics 3
HM 669 Organization and Management of Long-Term Care Facilities 3
HM 780* Internship I 6
HM 781 Internship II 6
HM 783/784 Consulting Practicum I and II 6
MG 603 Project Management 3
MG 641 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3
Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 2)
MG 690 Integrated Strategic Decision Making Capstone 3

*BS/MBA students must complete MN 780 as their elective

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