Healthcare Administration

More than ever before, healthcare needs business leadership for the new and rapidly evolving demands of the 21st century. In Lamar University's MBA in Healthcare Administration online degree program you'll learn the principles of global business leadership and understand how to manage the complexities of leading the business-related aspects of the constantly changing healthcare sector.

Due to an aging population and healthcare reform, healthcare is the fastest-growing sector in the U.S. economy. Much has changed in the way healthcare-related businesses and facilities interact with care providers, patients and the government in the past several years, and more changes are on the way. Lamar University's MBA in Healthcare Administration online program offers the core leadership skills and business knowledge, along with specialized knowledge of healthcare-specific business topics to help you navigate those changes and lead healthcare facilities and businesses into the future.

According to an employee survey done by PayScale, respondents indicating the highest levels of satisfaction were employed in healthcare management and administration. These mission-driven fields often allow employees to find deeper meaning in their work. Students of Lamar’s MBA program come from both clinical and non-clinical backgrounds. This MBA concentration gives students an understanding of business concepts that will enable them to lead in healthcare environments. The MBA is broad and allows students who are not totally committed to remaining in healthcare to move into other industries.

Courses

ECON 5360 Healthcare Economics

MGMT 5320 Healthcare Entrepreneurship

MGMT 5330 Healthcare Strategy

MISY 5330 Healthcare Information Systems

MSNC 5312 Healthcare Policy and Finance

MGMT 5360 Human Resource Management

MGMT 5312 Personal Leadership

MGMT 5313 Team Leadership

BULW 5330 Employment Law

MSNA 5321 Planning and Organizing Healthcare Delivery

MSNA 5331 Directing and Controlling Healthcare Delivery

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