Health Care Management

Master of Business Administration

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Arguably one of the most important industries in our society is the field of healthcare. And while the focus is often on the doctors and nursing staff who provide direct patient care, there is another vital component to this industry: healthcare management and administration. Being able to effectively and efficiently run a health team or facility — whether it’s a medical staff, clinic, care facility, or even a full hospital — can make a marked difference in the ability of frontline medical professionals to deliver quality care. With Salem University’s Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management, you can study the leadership and business proficiencies that will qualify you to take on advanced roles with healthcare providers and health-related organizations.

Our MBA in Healthcare Management degree online will teach you how to:

  • Make considered business decisions based on an understanding of healthcare’s unique regulatory environment, financial needs, and patient service goals
  • Help develop, manage, and maintain human resources within the healthcare setting through an understanding of healthcare provider roles and required qualifications
  • Drive improved patient care through analysis of performance metrics
  • Understand and describe the U.S. healthcare system within a global context

The MBA in Healthcare Management degree at Salem University is a 36-credit-hour program that takes about 12 months to complete and gives you a comprehensive education in both the nature and challenges of the modern-day healthcare system and the critical thinking and decision making skills to enhance your problem-solving capabilities.



Founded in 1888, Salem University has long made it to offer accessible, affordable undergraduate and graduate degree programs to improve our students’ futures. Our MBA in Healthcare Management degree is offered 100% online through our innovative system that delivers the same quality education to you wherever you are. We understand flexibility is key for today’s graduate students, who often have full-time jobs and other responsibilities in addition to school, so that’s why we’ve structured our online degree programs to better accommodate busy schedules, with a unique one-course-a-month format that has you take one class every four weeks.



Our healthcare management degree online starts with our core MBA courses:

  • ACC515 Accounting for Managers
  • BUS500 Applied Business Statistics
  • BUS698 Directed Readings and Research
  • BUS699 Enterprise Strategic Planning and Change Management
  • ECO570 Managerial Economics
  • FIN560 Financial Management
  • MKT530 Marketing Management
  • BUS554 Business Law
  • BUS600 Organizational Behavior, Leadership, and Ethics

For the Healthcare Management specialization, you’ll also take:

  • HCM605 Introduction to Health Care Management and Operations
  • HCM610 Health Care Law, Policy and Ethics
  • HCM625 Health Care Planning, Promotion, and Evaluation



A master’s in healthcare management prepares you for a number of different career paths, including:

  • Hospital Financial Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Materials Manager
  • Nursing Administrator
  • Mental Health Organization Manager
  • Long-Term Care or Acute Care Facility Manager

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This course is accredited by ACBSP.

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Admission to Salem is open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability/disability. Anyone wishing to attend Salem can obtain the necessary application from the Office of Admissions or online here. The completed application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date. The University admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. Acceptance is within the discretion of Salem University; some programs have additional admissions requirements.

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