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Master of Arts in Health Care Management

Designed for students who want to make a difference, the online master’s in health care management degree is perfect for students aspiring for management roles and equips students with the required skills to open new doors and set themselves apart in the competitive health care industry. This graduate degree is centered around helping students understand how to navigate their unique path to leadership and providing them the skills to continually make a difference.

Curriculum Description:

Waldorf’s proven curriculum builds upon student’s real-world experience and helps them to develop new leadership skills, preparing them for a successful career in health care management. Course content is tailored around organizational culture, health care specific human resource management, financial management, marketing and many other career-building disciplines. Our faculty encourage innovative, interdisciplinary, problem solving as students hone skills needed to overcome organizational challenges.  With current health care policies aimed to improve patient experience, clinical outcomes, and payment reform the need for qualified professionals is expected to experience rapid growth, making this degree the perfect tool for your career ascension.

*http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm

Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Requirements 36
HCM 5000 Emerging Issues in Health Administration 3
HCM 5100 Building Professional Teams 3
HCM 5200 Self-Care for Health Care Professionals 3
HCM 6000 Health Care Strategic Planning and Marketing 3
HCM 6100 Health Field Human Resource Management 3
HCM 6200 Health Care Budgeting and Financial Management 3
HCM 6400 Health Care Professionalism 3
HCM 6900 Ethical Leadership in Health Care 3
ORG 5000 Personal Leadership Development 3
ORG 5100 Leadership Theory and Practice 3
ORG 6700 Diversity and Inclusion in the Organization Culture 3
ORG 6900 Leading Complex Change 3
Professional Electives & Concentration Required 36

Master's Degree Requirements

  • Completion of 36-credit hour curriculum
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Maximum of 18 transfer credits for courses numbered at the 5000-level or above may be applied to the elective credit requirements, provided that a minimum grade of B was earned for each transfer course.
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Program Offered

Online