Master Online

Healthcare Management (Online)

American University Washington DC

20 months
16140 USD/year
16140 USD/year
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Healthcare Management (Online) from American University Washington DC prepares you for a leadership career in this complex and ever-evolving field. Those looking to enter mid to senior-level healthcare management positions, independent healthcare consulting or healthcare policy analyst and advisor positions are well-prepared upon graduation to step into these roles with confidence.


Healthcare Management (Online) from American University Washington DC provides a heavy focus on mastering the top three skills identified by the advisory council as most critical to healthcare managers in the industry. At a full-time pace of two classes per semester, in less than two years, you'll be prepared with the following skills:

Students at Healthcare Management (Online) from American University Washington DC will:

  • manage and cultivate ethical, intercultural relationships.
  • establish professional relationships with project stakeholders.
  • evaluate and apply models of care delivery and payment innovation.
  • deliver strategies to clinicians and staff to positively impact patient care.
  • assess and implement new models of health optimization.
  • evaluate and manage financial risk of various healthcare payment arrangements.
  • manage patient safety and security risks in health information systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Healthcare management case studies
  • “What-if-you-were-in-charge” scenarios
  • Strategic planning with SWOT analyses (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats)
  • Real-world healthcare problems and solutions projects
  • A capstone related to a student-specific healthcare leadership project with a multimedia presentation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree.
  • A completed application
  • Phone Interview with Admissions Advisor
  • Résumé
  • Statement of purpose (This should outline why you want to return to school, your aspirations, and why you are a good candidate for admission to American University.)
  • Two letters of recommendation, which may be from former professors as well as current or former employers
  • Transcripts from previous undergraduate and relevant graduate coursework (If a degree was earned outside the U.S., a course-by-course evaluated transcript is required.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8070 USD per semester during 20 months.
  • National

    16140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8070 USD per semester during 20 months.

$1,345 Cost per credit hour


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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