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Master's Degree

MBA in Healthcare Management
Online Degree Program

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CLASSES START
May 6th

14 Mo.

Program Length

33-36

Credits

Online

Format

$554

Cost Per Credit

Master's Degree

MBA in Healthcare Management
Online Degree Program

Earn an MBA and become a difference-maker in healthcare

AccreditationIACBE accredited, Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Transfer creditUp to 9-12 approved semester credit hours
FormatEarn your MBA online or at select campus locations - full time or part-time
GMAT/GRENo GMAT/GRE required for admissions!
QuickPathsTransfer credit, stackable credentials, and adaptive learning technology build a faster pathway to a higher education with Herzing University
Manager with MBA in Healthcare Management in Discussion with Healthcare Staff
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MBA - Healthcare Management
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Overview: MBA in Healthcare Management

The Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management degree is a 33-36 credit graduate program which prepares you for a career as a business leader in healthcare.

The online degree program provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills in technology and innovation, project and operations management, health information management, health policy and management, and much more.

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Career-focused curriculum

Discover the crucial knowledge and skills required to succeed in your work and build a foundation for continued career growth.

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Flexible schedule

You can take classes during the day or in the evening. We strive to be as flexible as possible for busy non-traditional students.

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Virtual services

Access to extensive virtual services, including academic advising, tutoring, support services, technical support and library services.

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Lifelong support

We support your ongoing career advancement by providing comprehensive, personalized student services with lifelong career coaching.

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Rolling admissions

No application deadlines to worry about. Apply when you’re ready and prepare to get started soon.

Classes Start May 6th

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Dual Concentration Option

To help you build a solid foundation of leadership, problem solving and project management skills, Herzing’s MBA program allows you to tailor your degree to match your career goals. Choose to exclusively earn your MBA in Healthcare Management or pair this concentration with another concentration area to further distinguish yourself. The dual concentration option requires 42-45 credits for graduation.

Herzing MBA Programs

Curriculum

Healthcare Management MBA program classes and curriculum details

Herzing University’s healthcare management MBA concentration includes healthcare-focused courses in healthcare administration, health information management and health policy and management.

Earn your MBA online, with at least partial class availability offered at our Atlanta campus.

ProgramMonthsiCredits
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management1433-36
i. The program can be completed in as few as 14 months.
Program availability varies by location

Required Foundation Course(s) 3-6 Semester Credit Hours

* Only required for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in Business, a closely related discipline or its international equivalent.

Required Core MBA Courses - 21 Semester Credit Hours

or  Semester Credit Hours: 3.00

Additional Required Healthcare Management Concentration Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required.

Course prerequisites may be waived if the student has prior equivalent coursework or the approval of the Graduate Dean.

Tuition & Cost

Tuition & Cost

When you accept the 10% tuition discount from our Financial Commitment Scholarship, the cost of tuition for the MBA in Healthcare Management program is $554 per credit.1

You can potentially earn even greater savings by transferring credit from prior college coursework, applying for financial aid, or potential partnership opportunities through your employer.

Our goal is your career advancement. That’s why we are always working to improve our curriculum and processes to make our program as affordable as possible while preparing you best for success in your work.

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 Scholarships & Financial Aid

You may be eligible for multiple scholarships and grants, both through Herzing University and several national scholarship websites.

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 Military/Veteran Discounts

Veterans, Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers, and spouses may qualify for a 10% tuition discount or tuition reduction to $250 per credit.

VA/Military benefits 

i. Financial Commitment Scholarship eligibility requirements: Recommended that students limit student loan borrowing to only what is needed to cover the cost of tuition and fees. Students may borrow up to $2,000 in student loans in excess of tuition and fees to cover their cost of attendance and retain eligibility for this scholarship. Excess loan eligibility dependent on individual student situation.

Requirements

MBA program enrollment requirements

Enrollment prerequisites to enroll in Herzing’s MBA program include:

  • Completed bachelor’s or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or have completed a three or four year bachelor’s degree at a foreign college or university recognized as equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree by an approved foreign credential evaluator.
  • Meet and interview with a Herzing admissions advisor
  • Complete an application form

No minimum GMAT/GRE score is required for admission!

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District Of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

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Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best online MBA degree programs in 2024.

IACBE Accreditation Badge

The Business Division at Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page. Download the IACBE Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.

Herzing University is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

View all Herzing University Accreditations and Approvals.

Accreditation & Recognition

Our accredited & recognized online school

We strive to earn rank as one of the top private, nonprofit universities in the United States. Just as you work every day to become the best version of yourself, so do we as a university.

We are proud to have attained institutional and programmatic accreditation in addition to industry recognition for our accomplishments helping students earn a college education and find career success.

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Careers

What can I do with an MBA in healthcare management?

Jobs you may qualify for with an MBA in Healthcare Management include administrative and executive roles such as:

  • Clinical Director
  • Health Information Management Director
  • Health Manager
  • Mental Health Program Manager
  • Nursing Director
  • Practice Administrator
  • Program Manager

The specific jobs you will be prepared to compete for will depend on your previous experience as well as your MBA. For example, an experienced nurse who earns a healthcare management MBA may be qualified to compete for clinical director roles, while an experienced financial manager who switches to healthcare from another industry may focus solely on budget or fundraising leadership.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely, an MBA is worth it! Earning a healthcare management MBA offers you the opportunity to develop broad-based, executive-level business management skills as well as specialized leadership skills for healthcare. In addition to gaining knowledge employers in healthcare are looking for, you’ll also hone your strategic planning abilities, strengthen your professional communication skills, and develop your personal leadership style.

Earning your MBA in Healthcare Management at Herzing is even more worth it, thanks to online flexibility, quality course content, and the opportunity to pursue another concentration that interests you.

An MBA is a Master of Business Administration. An MHA is a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration.

An MHA program prepares leaders specifically for the healthcare industry. MHA graduates can work in hospitals, care homes, and other related facilities.

An MBA in Healthcare Management teaches a more versatile skillset for business-oriented professionals. Students still receive targeted knowledge and practical skills for leadership in the healthcare setting, but also graduate with broader knowledge that can apply to many industries.

With Herzing you also have the option to pursue a dual concentration. You can make yourself even more competitive by taking on additional coursework in topics such as technology management, human resources or accounting—whatever best suits your personal strengths and professional goals.

Discover the main difference between MBA vs. Master of Science degrees and gain a better understanding of what degree is right for you.

We strive to make going back to school to advance your career as affordable as possible. Herzing offers several options for financial aid, including scholarships, grants, and loans.

You can use the Herzing University Tuition Wizard to find an estimate for tuition and expenses.

Many traditional MBA programs can take two years to complete. Herzing University’s MBA in Healthcare Management can take as few as 20 months to complete if you study full-time, thanks to year-round online learning.

Nurses and other healthcare practitioners can benefit from earning a healthcare administration MBA. The advanced education in finance, accounting, human resource management and other business functions complements their clinical knowledge, equipping them for executive-level leadership.

In addition, the targeted courses in a healthcare MBA offer in-depth exploration of issues facing the healthcare industry, from ethical, legal and regulatory considerations to the impact of technology.

Healthcare management is the practice of administering the financial and operational aspects of delivering healthcare in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices and other healthcare institutions.

Healthcare management professionals act as a bridge between clinicians and upper management, insurers, and other third parties to ensure patients receive safe, cost-effective care that complies with laws and regulations.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the average annual salary for medical and health services managers is $127,980 per year ($61.53 per hour).* Salaries will vary depending on your experience, seniority, and the local job market. Discover the average healthcare management salary by state.

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This program prepares an existing or emerging organizational or team leader with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, project management, production and operations. Application of theory to practice is emphasized through a problem-based/solutions-based curriculum, grounded in a framework of ethical leadership and global competition.

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Disclosures

* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

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When do you want to start classes?

The program has an automatic transfer of credits, and allows you to transfer up to additional credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credit hours.

  Transfer Credit Hours
MBA - Accounting Online Campus
Tuition
Cost per Credit$615.00
Base Tuition$22,140.00
Savings from Transfer Credits (9 x $615.00 )(-$5,535.00)
Estimated Tuition Cost*$16,605.00
Fees
One-time Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Learner Resource Fee$530.00
Estimated Total Fee*$2,120.00
Total Semesters 1
RequiredNeeded
44
Total Credits
RequiredNeeded
3627
Estimated Cost 2
Base CostYour Cost
$24,260.00$18,725.00
Estimated Savings*
$5,535.00

Available Scholarships & Loan Options

Who Can Apply

Recipients and the amounts of the scholarships vary.

Requirements

Scholarship recipients, amounts, and terms and conditions are determined by Herzing University and its donors and are subject to change. An endowment is an amount of money (fund) that is given to the University with a stipulation that the funds are invested to earn annual interest rather than spent immediately. Students and alumni can learn more through the following channels: email give@wangan-sanpo.com, call (262) 735-6189, or visit http://kmb.wangan-sanpo.com/make-donation-herzing-university.

Who Can Apply

Any student in a degree-seeking program that makes on-time, out of pocket payments toward tuition and fee expenses.

Requirements

The amount of the payments made that exceed the amount of excess loan funding received will be used to calculate total award. Eligible students must make on-time payments, according to a predetermined payment plan. Restrictions may vary.

  • Matching percentage is based on student’s EFC at the time of application.
  • Student’s with a Pell eligible EFC will receive a 100% match
  • Students will non-Pell eligible EFC will receive 50% match
  • Students who do no complete the FAFSA will automatically qualify for the 50% match.
Who Can Apply

Available to applicants in any program that demonstrate a financial need, who are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Requirements

Must show financial need and are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Who Can Apply

Available to Herzing graduates who have re-enrolled in a higher-level degree

Requirements

Alumni may qualify as many times as they re-enroll in a higher-level degree

Who Can Apply

Employees of a business participating in the Herzing Partnerships Program

Requirements
  • Documentation showing proof of employment is required
  • Recipients must be packaged at direct cost (receiving financial aid for tuition and fees only)

Questions?

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Actual semesters to complete are dependent upon university approved transfer credits and program mapping.

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Estimated program length, estimated number of semesters, and estimated program shown above are standard by program for each student based on: a student taking a full-time course load each semester, the student not having any transfer credits (from previous Herzing experiences or from other post-secondary institutions), and successful completion of each course.

Current tuition rates for all programs are effective through the Summer 2024 semester.