The Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management degree program is offered from California Coast University. Students may choose this concentration to fulfill the need for well educated and skilled business professionals in the demanding health and medicine fields. Management is a crucial dynamic of the healthcare industry, providing leadership and administration skills in organizations such as hospitals, health care systems, and public health systems. Students who have earned a health science degree with a concentration in administration may enter the competitive job market with the valuable knowledge and understanding of health care fundamentals.
The program courses are designed to build on core business foundations while also emphasizing essential health care management theories. Students typically satisfy the required semesters units by taking the core business courses in information systems, human resources, marketing, finance, leadership, employee training, and strategic management. In addition, specific health care management courses delving in topics of American healthcare, ethics and legal awareness, and the multicultural impact on health care.
The MBA in Health Care Management program strives to provide management and leadership skills to professionals entering or advancing in health institutions or when supplementing the medical staff in non-patient duties. Graduates may pursue positions that include managing an entire facility, or the strategic and efficient operation of specific departments such as policy analysis, finance, accounting, budgeting, human resources, or marketing. Graduates may also be able to enter the professional arena of healthcare 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.
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