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Alvernia University

12 months
845 USD/credit 25350 USD/year
845 USD/credit 25350 USD/year
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The ever evolving demands and changing complexities of our Healthcare system at Alvernia University require that healthcare professionals not only excel in their chosen specialty, they also need to possess the business acumen of top level executives.

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The Executive Healthcare MBA is offered at our Main Campus in Reading, PA and is designed to provide the working professional a cross-section multidisciplinary foundation in business.  As the industry continues to experience strong growth, the need for professionals with the knowledge of the structure of healthcare markets and the skills to make informed business decisions continues to expand.  The Alvernia Executive Healthcare MBA will provide healthcare professionals with the tools to address management, analytics, finance, risk management, leadership and business strategy.   

Alvernia's Executive Healthcare MBA program at Alvernia University is an ideal choice for physicians, practitioners, dentists, DNPs, podiatrists, drug representatives or those with a medical, skilled care facility or home care background who desire to transition into a role as a healthcare executive or administrator.  Upon graduation, Executive Healthcare MBA students will be prepared for careers as a director in a healthcare facility, to lead a group practice, own a private practice or progress into other administrative roles.

Key features of the program include:

  • Accelerated 18-month cohort
  • Convenient evening classes for working professionals 
  • 12:1 student to faculty ratio
  • Instruction from practitioners, administrators, and faculty with first-hand experience
  • Culminating executive healthcare capstone synthesizing the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the program into practice

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Marketing Services
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Legal Aspects of Medical Environments
  • Accounting for Healthcare Executives
  • Strategic Management in Healthcare Systems
  • Inter-Professional Collaboration
  • Executive Healthcare Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official copies of all education credentials, such as high school transcripts or equivalent high school completion certificate.
  • Foreign Credential Equivalency Report(s) of all documents must be submitted, with a copy of the original documents. Suggested agencies include World Education Services (WES), Joseph Silny & Associates, Inc. International Education Consultants (JS&A), and Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).
  • Financial Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation are required, only if applying to the Nursing program. The letter writer must submit them to the Admissions Office on behalf of the student. The student cannot send their own copies of letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Reading

1015 - 1675 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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