MBA in Healthcare Administration

The rising demand for healthcare brings with it a need for professionals in healthcare administration. In addition to being one of the world’s fastest growing industries, the healthcare field offers unique challenges for business professionals seeking a career in healthcare administration. Carroll University’s MBA in healthcare administration delivers the tools and experiences that will equip you for a rewarding career in this booming field.

Graduates with an MBA in healthcare administration move on to rewarding careers in such positions as hospital and clinic administrators, medical department management, health information managers, medical facility chief financial officers (CFOs), policy analysts and pharmaceutical brand managers. In our MBA in healthcare administration program, you’ll learn about the particular demands of information management in the healthcare setting, navigate the ethical and policy landscapes of the healthcare industry, finance and budgeting issues and measuring quality of care and patient satisfaction.

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The Carroll Healthcare Administration Emphasis

In Carroll’s healthcare administration program, you’ll select from several elective courses specifically focused on your interests. Zoom in to study the unique legal, ethical and political issues facing healthcare today or study the financial and budgeting challenges particular to the healthcare industry. Other courses examine the intricacies of information management in the healthcare setting and focus on the latest models to measure and assess quality of care and patient satisfaction. The course offerings have been designed to meet industry needs, giving you a decisive advantage in the field of healthcare administration.

Flexible Hybrid Format

Carroll’s hybrid format is focused on working professionals and offers you the best of both worlds:

  • Effectively leverages technology to provide you with convenient and flexible online options.
  • ​Utilizes the cohort model, so you gain real-world collaborative experiences and build your professional networks.
  • In-person courses bring you face-to-face with industry leaders and our expert faculty. 

MBA Curriculum

The Carroll MBA consists of eight graduate classes, plus a capstone applied business project (33 total graduate credit hours). Courses are offered in a convenient, eight-week format, so you can earn your MBA while you work. You may elect to complete two courses during the 16-week semester while being able to focus on each independently. You'll meet one evening per week in a traditional classroom setting, in addition to completing a flexible, online component for each course. The MBA includes a core curriculum of 8 courses dealing with topics such as economics, accounting, decision making and business law. Your coursework will include practical, real-world examples that will immediately benefit you at work.

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