Healthcare Leadership

Master of Business Administration

Empire State College

  • Designated As
    Signature Program
  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • Degree Level
    Master of Business Administration
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Earn your Master of Business Administration online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

  • Apply for Spring 2023
  • No application fee
  • No GMAT required
  • 42 credits
  • $625 per credit hour
  • IACBE Accredited
  • Option to test out of courses through PLA assessment
  • Executive retreats
  • Option to add an advanced certificate to MBA for specialization
  • Leadership in healthcare, healthcare markets, healthcare financial management courses

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Overview of Empire State College MBA: Healthcare Leadership

Leaders in today's complex healthcare environment must possess strategic awareness, visionary prowess, and operational expertise. The MBA in Healthcare Leadership from Empire State College is ideal for physicians, healthcare executives, and clinicians seeking to enhance analytical, leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills to effectively manage healthcare organizations. 

As a Healthcare Leadership MBA student in the online program, you'll take courses in six core areas (economics, financial management, leadership, analysis of healthcare markets, health information systems and informatics, and operations management and quantitative analysis). You'll also be able to tailor the program to meet your professional interests and goals, and you'll have the opportunity to earn up to nine credits through case-based examinations.

The Albany Business Review ranked the SUNY Empire MBA in the top for new enrolments in 2021.

Strong Candidates for the Healthcare Leadership MBA

The Healthcare Leadership MBA is designed for:

  • physicians who aspire to hospital or medical practice leadership
  • health care executives and senior managers who seek hospital leadership positions
  • health insurance, pharmaceuticals, HMOs, and medical supply managers who want to advance their knowledge and competencies
  • clinical professionals who seek to strengthen their management skills

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What's a master's degree?
A master's degree is an advanced degree that usually takes two years to complete and typically requires students to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.

Courses you will take online

 Courses in the Healthcare Leadership MBA program are:

  • Mastering Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
  • Analysis of Healthcare Markets and Health Policy Healthcare 
  • Financial Management
  • Healthcare Economics
  • Health Information Management and Informatics
  • Quantitative Methods and Healthcare Operations Management
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

    Let's put your mind at ease about online learning

  • 100% Online
    This program is presented 100% online. You will not be expected to attend any classes on campus.
  • Same faculty as on-campus
    The faculty that teach online classes are the same faculty that students learn from on-campus.
  • SUNY Online Success Coach
    Success Coaches are available for onboarding, networking, and success webinars with coaches and peers. One-on-one application support is available (no application fee).
  • Personal assistance
    Tutoring support is available as well as additional support from our 7-day-a-week helpdesk.
  • Program elements
    This program has been identified as a high-needs area and has received regional accreditation. Articulation agreements are in place for easy transfer.
  • Additional elements for specific programs
    -Experiential learning opportunities
    -Industry accreditation
  • SUNY Online Signature Program
    In addition to the features listed above, this SUNY Online Signature Program includes 24/7 support, incorporates industry-leading teaching practices, and targets an area of high employer demand in New York State and beyond.

How do I apply?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  5. Send in your academic records

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