If you are interested in advancing your career and obtaining a management position within a health care-related organization, an MBA specialization in health care management will help get you there. The health care industry continues to evolve and face challenges that are well suited for MBAs. You will be qualified to pursue health care management positions related to human resources, finance, information systems, and patient care.
This program addresses the unique attributes of health care organizations. Students are prepared to take on leadership roles and address specific managerial issues encountered in today’s health care economy. Students will develop critical thinking and fundamental business analysis skills. They will leave the program proficient at problem solving the operational and financial challenges that health care administrators face.
The health care industry, including pharmaceutical firms, health care providers and hospitals, have an increasing need for MBAs who are knowledgeable about the health care system and skilled at management and administration.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.