Healthcare MBA

Next Start Date August 17, 2022


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Degree Awarded: Healthcare MBA

Become a Leader in the Healthcare Industry

The Healthcare Master of Business Administration, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, is for those seeking a career in the field, or for current healthcare professionals who want to expand their skillset to take on leadership roles within their organization. The healthcare industry in the United States is projected to grow to 19.4 percent of the GDP by 2027. Professional opportunities are also expected to grow by 20 percent over the next decade. The industry needs trained leaders to manage diverse teams, to successfully navigate the business of healthcare, to lead across the many challenging transitions, and to provide innovative solutions that improve the healthcare system in order to more readily support positive outcomes.

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  • Online Asynchronous
Start Date
  • August 17, 2022
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“I am a graduate of the WVU School of Business and Economics with a degree in business administration. I am here to service, support and simplify the enrollment process. Our online programs are the perfect opportunity for working individuals to pursue another degree.”
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The Healthcare MBA is a 39-credit-hour program, delivered fully online, and can be completed in under two years. The flexible format allows students to maintain momentum in their career while pursuing their degree.

The program includes 33 credit hours of core courses that represent graduate-level course work in all the functional areas of business, delivered with a healthcare lens. Students will take deep dives in cases, assignments and real word applications of the business of healthcare. The program is taught by expert faculty who understand the intersection of business and healthcare and executive professionals who are industry leaders. The remaining 6 credit hours are made up an elective and an application course. The program offers electives in the areas of business intelligence, business cybersecurity and strategic communication. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge they’ve acquired through the program in either an applied executive project or an innovation course. The online courses are delivered in 8-week segments that offer students the opportunity to work in talented teams and participate in virtual asynchronous experiential learning.

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