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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.
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.
MBA Core Curriculum
Get hands-on experience with managerial and financial accounting issues in segment analysis, asset acquisition, budgeting and more. Managerial economics is learned in an applied, problem-solving course, preparing you to understand effects that economic environments have on resource allocation in an organization. Take your financial knowledge to the next level in case-based projects related to capital budgeting, finance, cost of capital and more.
Marketing, Planning and Problem Solving
You'll develop skills in creating and evaluating marketing plans, strategies and implementation programs that drive business decisions. You’ll analyze approaches to corporate strategy and policy that optimize organizational success. Learn the foundational concepts and principles in the American legal system affecting businesses today. Become solutions-focused as you develop quantitative problem-solving skills using tools in statistics, data analysis and decision-modeling techniques. Apply those tools to foundational concepts in supply chain management including sourcing, demand management, distribution, logistics and more.
Examine the theories and practices of leadership, management and collaboration and apply them to solve complex business problems. You'll expand your ability to think strategically, to develop and present a compelling business case and to motivate and inspire those you lead.
Core MBA Courses
- BUS600 Managerial Economics
- BUS605 Marketing Management
- BUS610 Quantitative Decision Making
- BUS615 Current Topics in Business Law
- BUS620 Advanced Managerial Accounting
- BUS640 Advanced Financial Decision Making
- BUS691 MBA Capstone I: Seminar
- BUS692 MBA Capstone II: Project
Healthcare Administration Emphasis Electives (select three)
- HCA680 Legal, Ethical, Political Issues in Healthcare
- HCA682 Healthcare Finance and Budgeting
- HCA684 Healthcare Quality Assessment and Improvement
- HCA686 Healthcare Information Management