MBA-HCA Curriculum

The health care industry is the second-largest and fastest-growing sector of the U.S. economy. Health care offers unique opportunities for service and compassionate care. The MBA-HCA is designed for practicing clinicians and health care professionals who are leaders or aspiring leaders in health care organizations. The program prepares you for leadership and management in hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, assisted living facilities, and group practices. The 12-course program includes six (6) Health Care Administration courses focused on management, legal aspects of health care organizations, health services administration, quality management in healthcare, and leadership of healthcare organizations.

While we pride ourselves on the quality of our programs and our supportive faculty, we believe you'll experience much more at MVNU - a program that focuses on the development of the individual as a whole person. The value of our program is enhanced through the outstanding customer service and personal interest we provide to help you achieve success.

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Course List

Course Name Credits
Graduate Business Core
ECON6083 Managerial Economics 3
MANG6023 Organizational Behavior 3
MARK6003 Marketing Management 3
MANG6123 Legal Issues in Management 3
MANG6093 Global Business 3
ACCT6003 Managerial Accounting 3
FINC6013 Corporate Finance 3
Cross–Listed Courses
HCAD6073/MANG6113 Ethical Leadership in Health Care Administration 3
HCAD6043/MANG6123 Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration 3
HCAD6033/MANG6043 Health Services Strategy 3
Health Care Administration Courses
HCAD6053 Management of Health Care Human Resources 3
HCAD6063 Quality Management in Health Care Organizations 3
HCAD6123 Current Trends in Health Care 3

Course Descriptions

ECON6083: Managerial Economics

A study of the concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics theory and policy including the concepts of demand and supply theory, resource and product markets, fiscal and monetary policy, and price theory and profit maximization.

MANG6023: Organizational Behavior

A systematic examination of psychological and sociological variables that are important in the comprehension of individual motivation, the managing of groups, interpersonal relationships, and organizational effectiveness, as well as creativity and leadership within the organization.

MARK6003: Marketing Management

An introduction to the theory and practical application of marketing principles. Special emphasis is given to developing a framework for analyzing strategic marketing situations by defining target markets and developing a marketing mix related to the market stakeholders of the organization.

MANG6093: Global Business

An intensive course designed to give a thorough understanding of the important dimensions of conducting business internationally. Students will gain an appreciation of the complexities associated with international business including: the importance of cultural differences, choice of modes of entry, strategic marketing strategies, strategic human resource strategies, and important international business theories.

ACCT6003: Managerial Accounting

A comprehensive examination of managerial accounting on the use of accounting data in the management of an organization. What accounting data are interesting and how they might be used depend on what the manager is seeking to accomplish and what other information is available.

FINC6013: Corporate Finance

An advance study of risk management, capital budgeting, cost of capital, capital structure, the function and role of capital markets, and analysis of financial statements.

HCAD6073/MANG6113: Ethical Leadership in Health Care Administration

A synthesis of theories, strategies, and systems of managing and leading health care organizations. Distinctive leadership styles are studied and considerable attention is given to insights gained from real life leadership scenarios.

HCAD6043/MANG6123: Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

A study of principles and theories of law that are related to health care delivery. Applications in law are examined, both generally and in relation to health care liability and risks facing health care administrators. Topics include the legal system in the United States, tort law, professional negligence, contracts, anti-trust issues, corporate liability, department liabilities, information systems and management, issues of consent, reporting requirements, rights of patients, malpractice insurance, labor relations, employment law, managed care, and risk reduction.

HCAD6033/MANG6043: Health Services Strategy

An introduction to the structure and components of the health care delivery system in the United States.

HCAD6053: Management of Health Care Human Resources

A study of key concepts, principles, and practices of human resources management for health care professionals. Special emphasis is given to conflict, stress management, legal issues, regulatory issues and other essential aspects of personnel management.

HCAD6063: Quality Management in Health Care Organizations

Special emphasis is given to measurement and improvement of quality in health care organizations. Special emphasis is given to commonly used principles and practices of quality management in health care.

HCAD6123: Current Trends in Health Care

A synthesis of theories, strategies, and systems of managing and leading health care organizations. Distinctive leadership styles are studied and considerable attention is given to insights gained from real life leadership scenarios.

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