MBA in Health Systems Leadership

The MBA in Health Systems Leadership prepares future executives to make a meaningful difference in a wide range of healthcare delivery and financing organizations. In addition to administrative managers, the program is well suited for physicians, pharmacists and other clinicians, lawyers, accounting professionals, and other consultants and advisors serving health system clients.

The 42-credit curriculum was designed in close collaboration with The Henry Predolin School of Nursing and local healthcare system experts, and based on the Commission on Accreditation of HealthCare Management Education (CAHME) competency criteria. It includes courses such as Managerial Health Economics, Health Policy and Law, Healthcare Service and Clinical Quality, taught by highly qualified health professionals and faculty. 

The School of Business is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) and students in the MBA Health Systems Leadership program are eligible for a free membership in both AUPHA and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

As an alternative to the full MBA, we offer a stand-alone 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Health Systems Management and an MBA with a concentration in Health Systems Management. Middle managers aspiring to leadership roles such as CEO and COO would enroll in the MBA degree program options.  Individuals aspiring to middle management roles such as director level positions may be attracted to the graduate certificate option.   Learn more about these programs.

"Edgewood College provides me with expert instructors and valuable, relevant curriculum while offering the flexibility necessary with a full-time career. The value I have seen has far exceeded my expectations. I am not only gaining expert knowledge, but am connecting with a healthcare community I would’ve otherwise not had exposure to. Being able to discuss business and healthcare topics with other professionals has been a highlight so far. I can’t wait to see what I learn next!"

Jesi Wang, CPHQ, CPEHR,
CPHIT, VP of Quality Resources,
MetaStar Project Director, WHITEC
MBA-HSL 2015

 

 

 

philip rossing

"The Health Systems Leadership MBA has been a solid investment. The course content has been directly applicable to my work and immediately added value to my organization. The program's professors include accomplished healthcare leaders who take traditional MBA courses and add healthcare specific concepts and their own real world experience."

Philip Rossing
Manager - Project Management Office
Unity Health Insurance
Current MBA-HSLStudent

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