Health Practice Management

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Healthcare Administration Concentration, Graduate Certificate


Program Delivery

Online


Locations Available

Rindge, New Hampshire
Online

Remarkable changes in American healthcare policy have increased the need for excellent administrators. Develop essential leadership and decision-making skills in a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Administration program ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

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What Makes Our Healthcare Practice Management Program Different?

Franklin Pierce offers small classes for in-depth, personalized learning in a program that is accredited by the International Accreditation Council of Business Education (IACBE).

What Can I Do With a Healthcare Practice Management Degree?

Graduates of this program are healthcare managers who possess the skills to assume key roles in health administration, public health, and patient-client advocacy.

MBA in Health Administration Curriculum

Designed for working professionals, your coursework will present concepts in practical and quantitative terms, so that you can apply them to the workplace immediately. Topics include leadership, financial management, quality improvement, health policy, privacy, and legal and ethical issues. Graduates of this program are healthcare managers who possess the skills to assume key roles in health administration, public health, and patient-client advocacy.

Combine online learning with part or full-time study, and four academic terms, to create a flexible and personalized schedule. You may also be eligible for grants, loans, and scholarships in the form of financial aid.

  • GM510 Seminar in Leadership
  • GM520 Legal and Ethical Issues in Organizations
  • GM540 Organizational Behavior
  • GM542 Quantitative and Research Techniques for Leaders
  • GM543 Economics for Managers
  • GM561 Financial Management
  • GM562 Marketing Management
  • GM564 Operations Management for Leaders
  • GM592 Health Policy
  • GM594 Healthcare Payment Systems
  • GM596 Quality Improvement Models in Healthcare
  • GM691 Strategic Management Seminar
  • Elective MBA course (1)

You may also choose to develop content-level expertise in the Health Administration Certificate program.
This online course of study can advance professional development, even if you are not currently seeking a
complete graduate degree program. If you choose to pursue the Master of Business Administration at a later
date, all certificate-level coursework will be credited towards completion of that degree.

Please contact the Office of Admissions for certificate program application requirements.

You must successfully complete the following courses to fulfill the certificate program requirements.

  • GM510 Seminar in Leadership
  • GM520 Legal and Ethical Issues in Organizations
  • GM592 Health Policy
  • GM594 Healthcare Payment Systems
  • GM596 Quality Improvements Models in Healthcare

What do Healthcare Practice Management students Learn?

This online certificate program, which is designed for working professionals, studies business best practices while simultaneously developing essential leadership and decision-making skills for the healthcare environment. Through the completion of five online courses, you will learn to assess situations from a system-wide perspective and apply critical leadership skills such as collaboration, inquiry and critical analysis. Course concepts are presented in practical and quantitative terms, so they can be applied to the workplace immediately.

Course Requirements

More information available in the Academic Catalog

  • GM510 Seminar in Leadership
  • GM520 Legal and Ethical Issues in Organizations
  • GM592 Health Policy
  • GM594 Healthcare Payment Systems
  • GM596 Quality Improvement Models in Healthcare

Further your study by continuing on to the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration program.


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