Program Overview

Take your career to the next level with the relevant knowledge and vital skills to lead in today's global business environment. Widener's online Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management prepares students for careers in the healthcare industry and in health-related industries like insurance and pharmaceuticals. Students will also develop crucial leadership skills as they directly relate to the health care industry.

In addition to the online MBA program curriculum, students in the Health Care Management concentration will complete three Health Care related courses:

  • Health Care Policy: Students analyze the finances, ethics, and regulation of today's health care system. The roles of health insurance and government in America's health care supply, demand, and distribution systems are also covered.
  • Community Health Management: Examines the elements of effective population-based health care, including interventions, education, habits and behavior. This class examines subjects from epidemiology and demographics to community organizing and social marketing, as well as ethical dilemmas in public health.
  • Developing Management Skills: Activities such as role playing, simulations, and case studies, paired with individualized feedback, provide students with valuable training in the people management skills that are pivotal to a successful career in health care leadership.

Accreditation & Recognition 
Widener University's School of Business is AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited and a member of the SAP University Alliance and ranked by SAP as one of the best in the world for process improvement programs.

About Widener
At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. It is our goal to develop true leaders who inspire positive change throughout our community.

If you would like to learn more about Widener's online MBA in Health Care Management complete the form to request more information. 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

    Requirements

    Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university.  Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7. Application requires GMAT score of 450 or above (waiver may be available for those with five years of relevant work experience, a master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution and/or an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher). Minimum TOEFL score of 95 for international students (if applicable). Statement of purpose. Two recommendation forms.

    School Overview

    Why Choose Widener University?

    At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

    Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

    It is our goal to develop true leaders who inspire positive change throughout our community.

    When you graduate with an online degree from Widener, you are fully prepared with the professional experience, knowledge, and drive to advance your career and lead in your field.

    We offer the following online degrees in our flexible, innovative format:

    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

    No matter the program or profession, a Widener education emphas hands-on learning in small classes, meaningful service-learning projects, and relevant, on-the-job experience.

    Financial Aid at Widener University

    Financial aid, including federal loans and grants, is available for Widener University online students to help pay for education expenses. Employer tuition reimbursement arrangements can also be made for qualified students with employer documentation.

    You can apply for financial aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Widener University code is 003313.

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