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MBA Health Care Concentration

Become a Leader in Health Services with a Health Care-Focused MBA

AACSB Accredited | Online Coursework

Ohio University's MBA health care concentration readies you for a variety of in-demand leadership and senior management roles in health care. You'll graduate understanding the U.S. health services delivery system, insurance, rules and regulations, and more.

What Makes Us Unique?

  • Industry-leading career support that includes individual career coaching, personal branding expert and lifelong career support.
  • Ohio University's business degrees are built for working professionals.
  • OHIO is the largest conferrer of MBAs in the state.
  • We have 90-plus years of experience delivering business education.

Meet the Demand for Business Professionals Who Understand the Health Care Industry

Merge business and medical ethics to solve complex problems in health care. In our online and hybrid MBAs with a health care concentration, you'll graduate ready to use your business knowledge to approach issues in the health care field and help your organization run more efficiently. Our master's-level coursework is taught by experts in the field who are committed to supporting your growth. As an OHIO MBA student, you may also qualify for a $5,000 scholarship through the College of Business – contact our enrollment team for more information.

Courses

3 Concentration Courses | 9 Concentration Credits
Our health care curriculum gives you a deep dive into the American health system that can be applied to various roles and health care organizations through three focused courses.

  • HLTH 6010 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System (3 credits)


    Overview and analysis of the U.S. health services system, including a detailed examination of how the system is organized, internal and external forces on the system, how services are delivered, and the mechanisms by which health care services are financed.

  • HLTH 6210 Health Care Finance (3 credits)


    Study the financial administration concepts and tools (such as financial statement analysis, time value of money, cost analysis and rate-setting, budgeting, portfolio theory, asset pricing models, valuation methods and cost of capital) that are essential in sustaining the viability of various health care organizations.

  • HLTH 6280 Health Law (3 credits)


    Interface between the legal system and health care delivery system, considering the roles and rights of key U.S. health care stakeholders, including patients, administrators, governing boards, state and federal government, third-party payors and health care providers.

Career Outlook

Employment of health services managers is expected to grow 32% between 2020 and 2030, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth will result in 139,600 new jobs for business professionals with health care expertise.

  • Health Services Manager

    $101,340

    per year1

  • Top Executive

    $98,980

    per year2

  • Health Informatics Manager

    $140,924

    per year3

Answers to Common Questions

Find answers to common questions about the online program. For information not covered here, our expert admissions team is available to provide additional details and guidance.

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Are the MBA programs accredited?

Yes. The College of Business at OHIO is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Does the MBA program offer concentrations?

The PMBA and the Online MBA feature nine concentrations, including Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Venturing & Entrepreneurship, Executive Management, Finance, Health Care, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Project Management, and Strategic Selling & Sales Leadership.

Does the online MBA program have a residency component?

Yes. Through OHIO's unique Leadership Development Conference, you'll engage with your peers in person. During this weekend (Friday and Saturday) in Athens, Ohio, you will learn from world-class speakers, connect with classmates in online business programs at OHIO and meet the faculty you've learned from. All Online and Professional MBA students are required to attend this event at least once.

Does Ohio University offer virtual open houses?

You can learn more about OHIO’s Professional MBA from the comfort of your home. Our Virtual Information Sessions are hosted online via Microsoft Teams. You can register here for any and all upcoming PMBA Information Sessions that interest you.

Can't attend an information session? Call us at 740-593-2053 any time, or schedule an appointment with us.

Sources

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Medical and Health Services Managers. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Top Executives. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm.
  3. Salary.com. Health Informatics Manager in the United States. Retrieved from https://www.salary.com/research/salary/benchmark/health-informatics-manager-salary.