The University of North Carolina-Wilmington offers an online MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Management for students who want to work in the business area of healthcare. With this program, students learn about the various facets of healthcare, including hospitals, nursing homes, specialized care facilities, independent practices, web-based and IT-supported service companies, managed-care organizations, and major manufacturers. You will gain a thorough understanding of healthcare analytics and the organizational structure of healthcare systems, including the relationship between primary providers, payers, services, and support sectors in the healthcare industry; the impact of constricting reimbursement; and recent healthcare legislation and regulations that influence healthcare delivery and payments. Students learn to navigate the regulatory complexities of modern healthcare while gaining insight into the healthcare industry, preparing graduates for career advancement.
The curriculum will also deepen core business knowledge in operational areas including business law, accounting, information analysis, business analysis, operations management, economics, corporate finance, marketing, strategic management, and more. This provides the business foundation students base their careers upon.
- Two years of work experience
- Statement of interest
- Two letters of recommendation
- CGPA of 3.0
- A GMAT or GRE, which is waived if you have:
- Five years of managerial work experience
- GPA of 3.2
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges