MBA Healthcare Management Concentration - Shorter University

What can an MBA in Healthcare Management do for you?

Is your career goal to by 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 MHA. 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



Master of Business Administration, Healthcare Management
ACC 5600: Managerial Accounting
BUS 5001: Foundations of Business*
BUS 5130: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare
BUS 5250: Business Analytics & Research Methods
BUS 5410: Managerial Finance
ECO 5500: Managerial Economics
BUS 6720: Healthcare Informatics
MGT 5200: Effective Management
MGT 5340: Human Resource Management for Healthcare
MGT 5430: Organizational Behavior and Management
MKT 6250: Healthcare Marketing
Total Hours
*30 if student does not require BUS 5001