Bachelor of Business Administration in Management - Shorter University

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The Bachelor of Business Administration in Management offers a fundamental understanding in the areas of finance, statistics, accounting, marketing, and management. The studies focus on the leadership aspect of business as well as equipping students with the tools to make strategic management decisions based on sound business principles. Students develop an understanding of business language as well as the ability to analyze business problems existing in today’s workplace.

Program Strengths

  • A curriculum with a strong business emphasis
  • Experienced faculty who bring a wealth of first-hand know-how to the class
  • Coursework that combines both theory and practice with an emphasis on the practical skills
  • Opportunities for internships to provide students with hands-on experience in the field
  • Small class size

Management Course Offerings

  • MGT 3100 – Healthcare Management
  • MGT 3200 – Human Resource Selection
  • MGT 3210 – Compensation Management
  • MGT 3300 – Principles of Management
  • MGT 3390 – Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 4050/4060 – Internship
  • MGT 4190 – Applied Management
  • MGT 4310 – Human Resource Management
  • MGT 4320 – Production and Operations Management
  • MGT 4380 – Small Business Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 4470 –  Marketing Management
  • MGT 4600 – Strategic Management

Career Opportunities

Careers in Management are available in all organizations and industries, such as corporate, governmental, and non-profit. These careers require excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to lead others, the capability to work in groups, and an understanding of the global market.

What can an MBA in Healthcare Management Do For You?

Is your career goal to be the leader of a hospital, medical clinic or medical office? If so, then you should strongly consider earning an MBA in Healthcare Management. Effective healthcare administrators are very important to the successful management of all types of medical-related organizations today. The MBA program prepares you for leading jobs in health care facilities, consulting firms and government agencies. You can work as a practice manager, health care business consultant, hospital administrator or health policy analyst.

Entering a Growing Field Where There is Stability and Growth Potential

In the past, getting employed by a healthcare organization meant gaining clinical experience. Now, with more and more organizations trying to manage costs and keep up with legislation changes, the demand for healthcare management professionals is on the rise. Because management in the health sector is unique, you can increase your chances of getting hired as a manager or administrator with hospitals, clinics, practices, or other agencies with an MBA-HCM. Once you get your foot in the door, you will enjoy job stability and a lot of growth potential as you gain experience

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the demand for medical and health services managers will increase by 22% by 2020. BLS also reports that the median salary in the field generally is $84,270. The top 10%, almost always with at least a master’s degree, earn more than $144,000.

What is your next career move?

  1. Hospital CEO
    1. Median Salary $166,000
  2. Hospital Administrator
    1. Median Salary $110,000
  3. Hospital CFO
    1. Median Salary $155,000
  4. Pharmaceutical Product Manager
    1. Median Salary $92,000
  5. Medical Practice Manager
    1. Median Salary $81,000
  6. Health Information Manager
    1. Median Salary $84,000

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For more information contact:

Dr. Heath Hooper
Dean of College of Business and Associate Professor of Sport Management
(706) 292-3906