MS in Management - Healthcare Management
Walden University's M.S. in Management program with a specialization in Healthcare Management provides students with the opportunity to learn management skills relating to healthcare systems and services. Read more about this program here.
Official Program Name:
M.S. in Management with a specialization in Healthcare Management
School Offering Program:
Walden University's M.S. in Management program with a specialization in Healthcare Management introduces concepts, structures, and components of healthcare systems as well as theories and strategies to best manage these systems. Program coursework covers a variety of healthcare services, financial management in healthcare organizations, and healthcare policy development and implementation. The curriculum also provides a broad overview of management, including organizational management, critical thinking, conflict management, change management, problem-solving, decision making, and budgeting.
Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
Estimated Program Length:
May be less than two years: Time to completion for this program varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.
Total Credits Required:
39 semester credit hours
Financial Aid Available:
Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.
Courses for an M.S. in Management with a Specialization in Healthcare Management:
Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.
Courses are delivered in sequence.
|Managers and Leaders: A Contemporary Approach||3|
|Critical Thinking for Effective Management||3|
|Negotiation and Conflict Resolution||3|
|Developing People and Managing Teams||3|
|Initiating and Managing Change||3|
|Creating Sustainable Solutions Through Systems Thinking||3|
|Using Data and Information to Solve Problems||3|
|Budgeting and Resource Allocation||3|
|Managing Organizational Performance||3|
|Capstone: Practicing Managerial Decision-Making||3|
|U.S. Healthcare Delivery System||3|
|Health Economics and Health Policy||3|
Graduates of Walden University's M.S. in Management program with a specialization in Healthcare Management can apply management skills in a wide range of healthcare industries. They can use their knowledge of healthcare delivery systems and diverse healthcare services to pursue positions in hospitals, group practices, and healthcare facilities.
Positions that graduates may pursue include:
- Hospital administrator
- Long-term care facility manager
- Medical facility director
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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