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MBA in Healthcare Administration

Healthcare administration professionals lead, manage and act as the central point within hospitals and large healthcare systems.  They are responsible for facility and operations management and work closely with other healthcare professionals to ensure best practices for patients.  Coursework for the healthcare in administration cover topics including economics, finances, ethics in healthcare, organizational development, leadership, and market research.

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Healthcare Administration Concentration Course Descriptions

BSAD 6105 Personal Leadership (3)

This course was designed to present a theoretical and practical framework for developing and enhancing personal leadership. Course emphasis will be on leadership development though the use of validated leadership assessments, the creation of a personal leadership strategic plan, a fundamental understanding of leadership, as well as prerequisites for leadership effectiveness.  Focus will include understanding the practices, experiences, and resources that will foster leadership growth and enhance leadership skills. Particular emphasis is given to the discovery of individual strengths and opportunity areas.

BSAD 6323 - Healthcare Economics:  This course explores how microeconomic principles apply to health care delivery and its policies.  Coverage includes the changing nature of health care, the social and political sides of issues, and the future of health care delivery and finance under the Affordable Care Act.  

BSAD 6933 - Ethics in Healthcare Administration:  Topics covered in this course include principles and models for the recognition analysis, and resolution of ethical dilemmas in health occupations: legal responsibility; workplace safety; and the health care facility’s obligation to provide protection from injury for patients, their families, and staff.

BSAD 6033 - Organizational Change & Development:  A study of organizational change theory, process and models; the role of change agents; organizational diagnosis and intervention; culture, process, strategy, structure and technology changes in organizations, and measurement of change effectiveness.