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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Healthcare Administration MicroMasters Program in collaboration with Doane University - DoaneX. Develop the skills as a leader to navigate and lead your organization to success by mastering complex challenges in today’s healthcare.

About

The Healthcare Administration MicroMasters program consists of 7 courses and a capstone exam. After completing, you can also apply to Doane University to complete your MBA online for approximately $10,500.

The Healthcare Administration MicroMasters Program at Doane University - DoaneX will introduce learners to management and leadership frameworks, theories and case studies specific to healthcare organizations. It will also prepare students with the skills to manage the complex issues inherent in healthcare systems and lead in the public health sector.

Learners will examine a variety of evidence-based methods to advocate for patients, families, and communities, as well as within healthcare organizations. They will also explore financial management techniques used to prepare budgets, develop financial forecasts, assess investment alternatives, and leverage capital structures all within the context of healthcare organizations and explore the healthcare system economic environment by taking on managerial roles.

Job Outlook

  • Healthcare Administration will allow learners to navigate and advance within a variety of healthcare settings.
  • The Healthcare Industries’ need for Healthcare Administrators has an average yearly growth of 17% and career opportunities for highly trained Healthcare Administrators continue to rise.
  • A successful Healthcare Administrator possesses analytical, communication, interpersonal, leadership and technical skills, and is detail oriented.
  • Career opportunities in healthcare for advancement as directors, managers, public health and healthcare industry leaders.
  • Medical and Health Services Managers median salary in 2016 was $96,540 per year

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:

  • How to use management and leadership frameworks, theories, and case studies to address complex issues in healthcare organizations
  • Evidence-based methods for planning, organizing, leading, and advocating for patients, families and communities in the public health sector
  • How to manage the economic environment in healthcare
  • Financial Management techniques to prepare budgets, financial forecasts, assess investment alternatives, and leverage capital structures within healthcare organizations
  • Evaluate the value of new healthcare delivery systems and interventions on the basis of quality, safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness using accumulated data.
  • Evaluate health policy as it applies to industry economics, needs demands and quality of care.
  • Apply advocacy skills including quality of care, patients-rights, cultural competency and preventative care.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 56 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      1-5 weeks per course

      5-10 hours per week, per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1393 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1393 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • National

    1393 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1393 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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