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Master of Business Administration / Health Administration

Program Details

The MBA with an emphasis in Health Administration provides students interested in the business side of healthcare, the necessary tools to understand policy, ethics, technology, information accessibility and management in the healthcare system, while also building on previous educations and experiences in other industries. The flexible MBA program delves into core business aspects critical to the success of both, current and future employers and the graduates personal development. The core MBA courses expand on a student’s previous knowledge of business while also introducing management level concepts of: Financial Reporting, Data and Economic Analysis, Business Process and Innovation, Corporate Responsibility, Human Resources, Marketing and Organizational Dynamics, Development and Change.

Students have the option of completing the required courses at one of the many participating California campuses or completely online. The MBA degree program also allows students to customize their curriculum beyond a general business education by allocating credits towards the students choice of concentrating in Health Administration.

Health administration is a crucial dynamic in the healthcare industry, providing leadership, management and administration skills in organizations such as hospitals, health care systems, and public health systems. Students of the Health Administration MBA may use the advanced education to enter the competitive job market with the valuable knowledge and understanding of health care fundamentals.

Graduates using the MBA designation to enter the professional arena of healthcare may pursue careers with the confidence to ensure specific outcomes are attained, individual departments perform efficiently, employees are placed within acceptable and challenging positions as well as meeting expectations. Modern health and medicine practices offer careers within advanced organizations providing all levels of patient care. Students wishing to gain specific positions within a field may be subject to strict legal, credentialing and licensing standards established by national, state and local governing agencies.

Requirements

Requires an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. Admission GPA Requirements: Option One - GPA required 3.00 or Higher: A 3.0 GPA calculated over the most recent 30 graded semester (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential. All credits used for GPA calculation must be from a regionally accredited institution. Option Two - GPA between 2.50 and 2.99, qualifying score on GRE, MAT or GMAT. GRE: achieve the required minimum scores on two out of three of the subsections of the GRE. (Minimum score for Quantitative: 141, minimum score for Verbal: 150, minimum score for Analytic Writing: 4.5) Miller Analogies Test (MAT): achieve a minimum scaled score of 400. Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT): fulfill the formula GMAT + (GPA X 200) > 1000. Option Three - An earned master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. Option Four - GPA below 2.50, Portfolio.

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission