Focus in Healthcare Administration
Successfully managing healthcare facilities has distinctive challenges. Isenberg’s specialized MBA trains professionals to lead and succeed in the evolving industry.
In partnership with the UMass School of Public Health, the Isenberg MBA with a Focus in Healthcare Administration offers a mix of business and public health courses that directly apply to the healthcare industry. This MBA is ideal for healthcare professionals seeking promotion into management or those looking to transition into the rapidly growing field of healthcare administration.
Accredited at the highest standards by the AACSB, the Isenberg MBA is rigorous regardless of its flexible format – providing up-to-date knowledge and skills for today's complex healthcare environments. This specialized degree, taught completely online by world-renowned faculty, prepares graduates for senior managerial positions in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, insurance companies, and government policy organizations.
Choose elective courses from a list of carefully selected classes through the UMass Amherst School of Public Health or take the Isenberg Applied Healthcare Informatics Leadership course. Courses include, “Ethical Issues in Public Health” and “International Health, Population and Development.”
What courses do you need to complete?
- 2 foundations courses (2 credits)
- Only 11 core MBA courses (34 credits)
- 3 electives (9 credits): choose all Public Health electives or combine Public Health electives & Isenberg's Informatics class
Browse the Degree Checklist for the courses you need to earn your MBA with a focus in Healthcare Administration.
Try a Class
Learn about our Try a Class option. Take up to two MBA classes before applying to learn why our program is a good fit for you. Or view the Courses: Browse & Enroll page to see our current course listing.
Our advisors are experienced academic counselors who cater to your needs as a cross-disciplinary student. Let our advisors help you choose your courses and chart your path so you can complete your focused degree with the most flexibility.