The healthcare industry is rapidly changing and needs leaders with both the technical knowledge and management skills to move it forward. Gonzaga's MBA in Healthcare Management (MBA/HCM) program is designed to train administrators to manage the businesses that produce and deliver healthcare services. This program is committed to developing innovative and ethical leaders with the ability to think critically and creatively about the problems facing healthcare today.
Gonzaga's MBA/HCM brings together working professionals from across the healthcare industry to discuss, analyze, and evaluate the business of healthcare management. Past students have come from a number of professional backgrounds including hospital administration, nursing, general practice, and pharmacy. Comprised of approximately 40% traditional MBA courses and 60% healthcare-specific courses, the program equips its graduates with the knowledge and insight to add value to the organizations they serve.
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The MBA/HCM programs admission's requirements are the same as the MBA admissions requirements, with one exception. An additional requirement for the MBA in Healthcare Management program is that all applicants must have a minimum of two years of professional experience with a minimum of six months in the healthcare industry. Those that do not have healthcare-related work experience may be admitted if they are completing a concurrent internship.Please note: The GMAT exam is waived for applicants who hold a professional/doctoral degree, such as M.D., D.D.S., or Ph.D.
The MBA/HCM program's pre-requisite requirements are the same as the MBA pre-requisite requirements with the addition of US Healthcare Systems pre-requisite that students must take if they do not hold a degree in a healthcare field or have not had extensive experience working in the healthcare industry. Business Law is not a required pre-requisite for the MBA/HCM.
To complete the MBA/HCM degree program, thirty-three credits of 600-level graduate business administration courses are required beyond the pre-requisite courses. Students are expected to maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Degree requirements consist of 24 credits of core courses and 9 credits of graduate-level electives.
Core Courses: 26 credits
|MBUS 600||Orientation||0 credit|
|MBUS 610H||Healthcare Economics||3 credits|
|MBUS 612H||Healthcare Management||2 credits|
|MBUS 613||Quantitative and Statistical Analysis||2 credits|
|MBUS 614H||Healthcare Ethics||2 credits|
|MBUS 615H||Healthcare Law||2 credits|
|MBUS 616||Strategic Management||2 credits|
|MBUS 624H||Management of Healthcare Finance||2 credits|
|MBUS 625H||Healthcare Operations||3 credits|
|MBUS 626H||Healthcare Information Systems||2 credits|
|MBUS 627||Marketing Theory and Practice||2 credits|
|MBUS 628||Managerial Accounting||2 credits|
|MBUS 629H||Financial Reporting for Healthcare Managers||2 credits|
|Elective Courses||7 credits|
Total Credits Required – 33 credits