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Healthcare Leadership, M.B.A.

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Online
Through the MBA in Healthcare Leadership at SUNY/Empire State College, you will gain valuable skills and competencies for effective management and executive leadership. Students can also incorporate an advanced certificate into their degree program and earn a second credential.

About

Today’s health care environment demands more of its leaders than ever before: deep understanding of economics, health policy, information management systems, patient satisfaction, ethics and legal issues and interprofessional collaboration, as well as knowledge of how it all fits together while transitioning to evidence-based accountable care systems. 

Ideal for:

  • health care executives and senior managers who seek hospital leadership positions
  • physicians who aspire to hospital or medical practice leadership
  • senior managers in health care-related fields, such as health insurance, pharmaceuticals, HMOs and medical supply, seeking to advance their knowledge and competencies.

Advantages of the he MBA in Healthcare Leadership at SUNY/Empire State College:

  • Finish more efficiently. Students can “test out” of courses through assessment of knowledge and prior learning. Accordingly, they learn precisely what they need to know for excellence in management.
  • Learn from distinguished faculty. The program’s designers co-authored the most up-to-date text on health care leadership. Our faculty includes a former hospital executive with consulting experience in strategic planning and market development, a former assistant New York state attorney general and a physician who chairs a large clinical program in one of New York City’s largest health care systems. All faculty members are actively engaged in real-world health care settings, as well as in the classroom.
  • Enjoy flexibility. Students take all courses online and participate in two executive retreats.
  • Specialize. Students can couple their MBA program with a graduate certificate program in areas in which they need in-depth expertise.
  • Graduate with a plan. In the capstone experience, students use what they have learned to develop a strategic plan for a vital initiative within their own organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mastering Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
  • Analysis of Healthcare Markets and Health Policy
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Healthcare Economics
  • Health Information Management and Informatics
  • Quantitative Methods and Healthcare Operations Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    42 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Application Materials

  • A single integrative essay
  • Current resume'
  • Two recommendations, at least one from your current direct supervisor or appropriate alternative with the ability to discuss your career and professional goals and skills; a second letter may come from members of the faculty with whom you have worked or who know you well
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges/universities attended: 
  • Non-refundable $50 application/orientation fee
  • Interview

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12195 USD/semester
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  • National

    7500 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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Funding

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