Health Systems Leadership Program Options

Edgewood College offers three Health Systems Leadership program options for students to choose from. Your choice will depend on your career goals and personal objectives. Our admissions counselors and academic advisors would be happy to meet with you to review these options and help you decide which option is the best fit for you. Contact Us.

MBA – 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. The curriculum consists of 42 total credits, 24 of which are directly related to health care topics.

Required Courses:

BUS 601 Executive Communication
BUS 602 Accounting for Managers
BUS 603 Organizational Development and Behavior
BUS 605 Statistics for Managers
BUS 606 Strategic Marketing
BUS 616 Business Ethics
Total Core Credits: 18

BUS 775 Managerial Health Economics
BUS 784 Healthcare Finance
BUS 785 Health Policy and Law
BUS 786 ERP in Health Systems
BUS 787 Health Systems Operations
BUS 789 Healthcare Service and Quality
BUS 796 Strategic Management of Health Systems (capstone)

Plus 1 Elective

Total HSL Course Credits: 24
 
Total Credits to earn MBA-HSL Degree: 42

MBA – Health Systems Management Concentration – The general MBA with a concentration in Health Systems Management allows students some additional flexibility in choosing elective courses. The curriculum consists of 48 total credits, but only 15 credits must be related to health care topics.

Required Heath Systems Management Courses:
BUS 784 Health Finance
BUS 785 Health Policy and Law
BUS 787 Health Systems Operations

And at least two of the following four courses:
BUS 730 Strategic Marketing for Healthcare
BUS 786 ERP in Health Systems
BUS 788 Health Insurance Principles
BUS 775 Managerial Health Economics

Total HSL Course Credits: 15

Learn more about the degree and course requirements for the general MBA program.

Graduate Certificate – Health Systems Management – The Health Systems Management Graduate Certificate provides an opportunity to upgrade your health systems knowledge and leadership skills in just one year. The Certificate consists of 15 total credits, which may be applied toward the MBA in Health Systems Leadership if you decide later to pursue that degree.

Required Certificate Courses
BUS 775 Managerial Health Economics (3 credits)
BUS 784 Health Finance (3 credits)
BUS 785 Health Policy and Law (3 credits)
BUS 787 Health System Operations (3 credits)

Choose 1 Elective from the following:
BUS 730 Strategic Marketing for Healthcare (3 credits)
BUS 786 ERP in Health Systems (3 credits)
BUS 788 Health Insurance Principles (3 credits)
BUS 789 Healthcare Service and Clinical Quality (3 credits)

Total HSM Certificate Course Credits: 15

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