Program Overview

New England College offers professionals the opportunity to earn a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis on Health Management through a flexible online format.  The online course delivery method is specifically designed for working professionals to earn a valuable degree while still fulfilling current career and family obligations.

Students pursuing a higher education in the field of health management will participate in a variety of courses, designed to enable students with the gainful understanding of the intellectual foundations for essential healthcare functions.  The MBA in Health Management is designed for professionals with varying levels of experience, and are currently working in healthcare institutions.  Most students interested in the MBA are both experienced and newly established healthcare leaders, seeking the comprehensive curriculum to enhance already learned foundations.  

The MBA curriculum is comprised of both quantitative and qualitative courses, tailored to students with experience while also introducing the advanced business courses to develop management skills.  The MBA program consists of 40 credit hours comprised of core business courses and health management topics of study that delve into concepts such as:

  • Organizational Leadership and Change
  • Managerial Accounting and Finance for Leadership
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Professional and Organizational Ethics
  • Strategic Planning and Policy
  • Quality and Lean for Healthcare 
  • Principles of Health Informatics 
  • Comparative Healthcare Systems

The blend of healthcare and leadership courses will provide graduates with the needed understandings required by many professional institutions.  Graduates of the master’s program will be able to enter the professional arena of healthcare with the confidence to ensure specific outcomes are attained, individual departments perform efficiently, and employees are placed within acceptable and challenging positions.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education


    A bachelor degree is required.

    School Overview

    New England College supports online associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

    The School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers online master’s degrees with a number of added concentrations/certificates in:

    • Management
    • Management Information
    • Professional Writing
    • Public Policy.

    Taught by experts in their fields, online graduate courses at New England College offer affordable and flexible options that match the busy lifestyles of professionals. NEC bases graduate admissions on work experience and the student’s past GPA, therefore there is no need to complete the GMAT or GRE examinations.

    New England College equally works to design effective online learning for undergraduate students. NEC supports associate’s programs in Liberal Studies, and Business Administration. Bachelor’s degrees feature studies in:

    • Business Administration
    • Criminal Justice
    • Psychology
    • Healthcare Administration.

    NEC employs highly qualified online instructors who understand the needs and lifestyles of adult students.

    Fully online classes engage students through interactive experiences featuring professor-led videos and communication with peers and instructors via discussion boards, chat rooms, and email. In an effort to facilitate the entry into NEC, there is no application fees or emphasis placed on standardized test scores.

    Students enroll in seven-week sessions offered seven times per year, giving students the option to complete degrees at accelerated rates. Additionally, NEC requires fewer credits saving time and money.

    Students typically complete associate’s degrees in 16 months and bachelor’s degrees in as little at 28 months.


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