The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments. The program enables students to improve their analytical ability, strategic thinking, process implementation, beyond industry applications.
The program prepares students for careers in the fields of managed care supervision, patient care management, healthcare services manager, regulatory analysis, and resource specialist. Students pursuing this specialization will focus on achieving Leadership in healthcare management, healthcare economics, healthcare information systems, and the ethics of healthcare. Individuals currently working in the healthcare industry and thinking about career advancement in management and consulting will receive more credibility and recognition from the market place.
- A copy of the applicant’s Curriculum Vitae (professional resume)
- Evidence of having minimally two or more years of full-time, occupational experience, preferably at a managerial level, related to the Business Administration field
- Official transcripts showing the completion of a Master’s degree from an approved or accredited college or university/institution that comparably meets CalUniversity’s coursework requirements and standards. If the master’s degree was earned in a non-business related field, the Office of Academic Affairs can evaluate the submitted documents to determine a reasonable foundation for the applicant to successfully complete the doctoral program
- The applicant’s prior college academic records must show a minimal Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of B (3.0 on a scale of 4.0) grade or higher
School Accreditation Statement
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