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MBA with Health Care Administration Concentration

About the Program

Designed by Health Care Professionals.
For Health Care Professionals.

The Southern Wesleyan University MBA with Health Care Administration concentration program was intentionally designed through a collaborative effort with Baptist Easley Hospital in Easley, South Carolina. Working together with a growing hospital that shares faith-based values, this MBA program is specifically designed to meet the ever growing need for business-minded professionals in the health care industry through a relevant and practical curriculum.

What is the MBA with Health Care Administration Concentration?

The program is designed for busy adult professionals who want to build their business education foundation with a focus in health care to further their career objectives. The MBA is a degree awarded to students who have mastered the study of business and is a popular degree choice with individuals seeking to advance their business career and increase employment opportunities available. In most cases within health care, a master's degree is required for advancement into senior management positions.

What do students enrolled in the MBA with Health Care Administration program do?

As a student in the Master of Business Administration with Health Care Administration concentration program, you will learn to apply theoretical concepts to actual health care management situations, use critical thinking and decision-making skills to solve organizational problems, and practice using writing and speaking skills that are essential for effective business presentations. Additionally, you will understand Christian values, ethical issues and the legal processes as they affect the health care environment. You will use technology and statistical techniques to analyze data for effective decision making and apply microeconomic principles, practices, applications, and techniques directly related to health care issues. You will explore the dynamics of the current era of health care reform and the impacts on health information systems and quality and safety systems. You will apply transformational servant leadership and strategic intelligence to drive transformational organizational change.

Is this program right for you?

You might consider an MBA if you desire advancement within your company or organization, want to enhance your marketability in a variety of fields, want to increase your salary potential, or want to move into a new industry. If you are a self-motivated, entrepreneurial individual and are comfortable in assuming leadership roles, this could be the degree program for you.

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Online Program Start Dates

Sunday, January 7, 2018


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Already have your MBA and want the Health Care Electives?

If you have already earned a graduate business degree, you can take the four health care elective courses for professional development. Learn more here.

Students need to be currently working within a health care setting, health care related organization, or have prior health care experience.

At a Glance

MBA Leveling Courses

For MBA candidates whose undergraduate degree is in a field other than business or have not met prerequisite courses for the program, academic leveling courses should be completed to provide a comprehensive review of all the foundational material associated with the degree program.

Learn more about MBA Leveling Courses

Your Future

Career Preparation

With a MBA with Health Care Administration concentration, you will have the potential of a career and/or advancement in these health care fields:

  • Hospitals
  • Physician practices
  • Home health care
  • Nursing homes and elder care facilities
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Mental Health centers

Graduate Experience

Our MBA graduates have earned various positions at many health care employers.

“Working mainly with inpatients and being in the lower ranks of management, I attend enough meetings to hear about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), population health etc... This class was very informative and challenged me immensely.”

Thomas Moore, current student speaking about one of the health care management courses