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 and Health Sciences, 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 focus is ideal for healthcare professionals seeking promotion into management or those looking to transition into the rapidly growing field of healthcare administration.
MBA students are required to complete a total of 9 elective credits to establish an optional focus area. The following list of courses are a sampling of Healthcare Administration electives. Please note that these electives are offered on a rotating basis and are subject to change. Connect with your Academic Advisor for current course offerings.
Healthcare Administration Courses
Aging, Policy, Politics, and Law
Comparative Healthcare System
Ethical Issues in Public Health
Financial Management of Health Institutions
Globalization and Health
Health Economics and Reimbursement
Health Program Planning
Healthcare Data Analytics
Healthcare Organization and Administration
Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement
International Health, Population, and Development
Intro to Health Politics and Policy
Intro to US Healthcare
Intro to US Mental Health System
Public Health Informatics
Public Health Law
Public Health Leadership
Flex Focus Courses
Students may substitute up to 3 credits of Healthcare Administration electives with a “flex” designated elective. These flex electives are applicable to all industries and can be applied to all focus areas.
Business Intelligence & Analytics
Data Management for Business Leaders
Negotiations Theory & Practice
Personal Finance - Basics
Personal Finance - Cash Management
Personal Finance - Insurance
Personal Finance - Investments
Six Sigma for Management Practice Series
Note: A completed focus will be included on your transcript, but will not be included on the official diploma from the university.
Note: At the discretion of the department, applications will continue to be reviewed after the application deadline on a space-available basis.
*As we deal with unprecedented events stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that your plans to apply for graduate programs may be affected. In an effort to make the application process as easy as possible, our team has implemented modifications to our standard procedures. Read more.