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Healthcare Management, M.B.A.


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Major Code: 8334 Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom, Online, Blended Online Admission Status: Graduate
Admission Materials: GMAT, GRE recommended Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne, Florida Tech Online

The Master of Business Administration – Healthcare Management degree program offers individuals the knowledge to lead healthcare organizations in today’s rapidly growing and changing environment.

The specialization provides both current and potential managers information regarding legal aspects of healthcare, financial management in healthcare organizations, information technology in healthcare, and planning and marketing in healthcare institutions. The skills provided are applicable to the many different healthcare organizations in our society.

Admission Requirements

The applicant to the master of business administration program must have a bachelor’s degree; however, the degree need not be in business administration. Applicants who are graduates of non-business programs are also encouraged to apply. An applicant is assigned an advisor soon after acceptance into the MBA program and should meet with the advisor to prepare a program plan outlining the courses needed for the MBA degree.

The admissions decision is based on a review of the application documentation including work experience, academic performance, references and written statement of purpose.

A GMAT or GRE is not required but will be accepted as an additional source to review. Work, as well as academic references and a quality statement of purpose, are critical to an effective evaluation.

Curriculum


Program Prerequisites


The following foundation courses are considered prerequisites to this program and will be waived for any student with an undergraduate degree in business or who has taken undergraduate courses in accounting, economics and finance with a minimum grade of B.

Core Courses


The M.B.A. degree requires completion of a common set of six core courses including the capstone course in strategic management, and an additional two directed electives (BUS 5000-level or higher) chosen with the approval of the faculty advisor. These required courses are designed to prepare the student to respond to the complex business decisions that arise in today’s rapidly changing environment. As such, these courses incorporate either case studies or projects that require extensive qualitative and/or quantitative analysis.

Directed Electives


Six credit hours of directed electives (BUS 5000-level or higher) are required if BUS 5601 Essentials of Business Development 1  and BUS 5602 Essentials of Business Development 2  are waived.

Total Credits Required: 36


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