Healthcare leadership and management roles are in demand as hospital systems and clinics strive to keep pace with shifting demographics, increasing use of big data, technological advancements, and evolving payment models. Nebraska Methodist College is prepared to meet that demand by educating business professionals who seek to offer a compassionate approach to administration as they embrace the challenges of the future.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare is a fully online program. Each course is taught through the lens of health services delivery, creating leaders who both anticipate change, and stand at the forefront of a new healthcare management model.
As a health professions institution, we are uniquely situated to help future executives address the challenges faced by healthcare organizations in the 21st century. Our experienced faculty provide MBA students with a skillset that includes effective communication, critical thinking, and complex problem-solving abilities. Students will be able to lead strategically in healthcare settings, developing human capital skills alongside business acumen to meet the ever-changing healthcare market.
In addition to the core healthcare business curriculum, students in the program select five elective courses from a pool of available courses in the areas of healthcare administration, informatics, and quality improvement. Students select electives based on their unique educational interests, professional goals, and schedule. With classes launching multiple times throughout the year, the time is right to begin building a future in the business of compassion. It all starts with an education from Nebraska Methodist College.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services manager jobs will have a much faster than average growth rate of 18% from 2018 to 2028. Although salary ranges vary by state, the BLS lists the median salary for such managers in May 2019 as $100,980 per year.
The Master of Business Administration in Healthcare program tuition cost per credit hour is $719. Attending Nebraska Methodist College represents a major investment in your future. For most students, attending college takes planning and sacrifice. NMC recognizes this and is committed to helping you find every avenue to finance your education. View the Tuition by Program & Degree page for a comprehensive list of all fees for the online Master of Business Administration in Healthcare.
NMC encourages students to apply for all types of assistance for which they are qualified. Potential resources for this program include:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about what's available and how to apply.
Contact your organization's human resources office to find out what's available.
Employees of Methodist Health System can find details on the MHS Intranet. Under Human Resources select either MHS Benefits or MJE Benefits then scroll down to Pursuing Your Dreams.
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Applicants are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:
Students interested in the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare may apply anytime and are accepted on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and students will be notified of their acceptance by letter or phone.
The program requires a minimum of 42 credit hours. All students in the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare program are required to complete specific coursework. This list should only be used as a curriculum guide. Course listings and required curriculum are subject to change.
Our Master of Business Administration in Healthcare faculty are highly experienced and credentialed in their own fields, giving you constant real-world insight you can use.
While any instructor can recite from a textbook, ours go a step further and draw from vast personal experience. Instructors here care as deeply about their students as they do the subject matter and it shows.
Graduates of the MBA in Healthcare program will:
1. Evaluate effective communication processes to provide clear messages to stakeholders
2. Analyze real world business problems in healthcare organizations
3. Explain the impact of diversity within organizations in the development of solutions
4. Integrate accounting, marketing, finance, management and economics into a strategic business analysis
5. Develop ethical and professional solutions to healthcare business challenges
Our goal is for Nebraska Methodist College graduate students to articulate and demonstrate growth through written communication, collaboration, and synthesis of knowledge.
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