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
Program Evaluation in Health and Human Service Organizations
Public Health Law
Public Health Leadership
Services Marketing Management (if not taken as MKT core)
Strategic Technological Innovation Management
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
Career and Professional Development Workshop
Data Management for Business Leaders
Foundations of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Business
Negotiations Theory & Practice
Personal Finance - Basics
Personal Finance - Cash Management
Personal Finance - Insurance
Personal Finance - Investments
Survey Development and Analysis
Note: A completed focus will be included on your transcript, but will not be included on the official diploma from the university.