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Master of Healthcare Management

M.B.A. in Healthcare Management Overview

Prepare yourself for the growing field of Healthcare with the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Healthcare Management program at Freed-Hardeman University. Embark on a new adventure that embraces new education and experiences to help better you, your spiritual growth and your career aspirations.

Graduate Studies:

College of Business

Department chair name:

Kristen Roberson
B.S., M.B.A., A.B.D.

Program Coordinator:

Dr. Bryan Black

Learning at FHU

Why should you get an MBA in Healthcare Management at Freed-Hardeman University?

Pursuing your M.B.A. in Healthcare Management at Freed-Hardeman University is a new and exciting step to an edifying future in the healthcare field. The program is led by experienced faculty dedicated to preparing students with knowledge and skills that extend well beyond the classroom and into day-to-day working life.

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Ready to Apply?

All current and new students applying for a Master’s or Doctorate program will use the online application process. 

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Careers for M.B.A in Healthcare Management Graduates

For those pursuing an M.B.A. in Healthcare Management, the future holds unique opportunities. As the demand for self-starting and educated leaders in the business healthcare field continues to rise, graduates with higher degrees and experience are highly sought after. At FHU, graduate students gain access to faculty that are experts in their field that help them develop a framework for what it means to be a Christian leader in the healthcare world. With a combination of in-depth business principles, healthcare systems/policies and practical training, M.B.A. graduates will be well-prepared for success in various career paths.

Potential career paths include:

  • Medical Health Services
  • Nursing Home Administration
  • Healthcare Consulting
  • Administrative Services
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Hospital Business Operations
  • and more!

Degree Requirements for the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management Degree

At Freed-Hardeman University, students enrolled in our M.B.A. in Healthcare Management program will gain important knowledge and skills to become an informed leader in the business healthcare field. Anticipate a comprehensive journey encompassing finance, accounting, marketing, project management and healthcare management. An M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration will prepare you for upper management positions where you can impact the lives of patients and the organizational outcomes of healthcare institutions.

Core Courses
ACC 530 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 559 Strategic Decision Making 3
HAD 510 Healthcare Management and Leadership 3
HAD 530 U.S. Healthcare Systems and Regulation 3
HAD 540 Quality Management and Assurance 3
HAD 570* Healthcare Compliance and Conflict Resolution 3
HAD 560 Healthcare Informatics 3
HAD 580* Healthcare Financial Management 3
MKT 560* Marketing Management 3
Plus: Chose one (a) course
MGT 540 Operations Management (3)
HAD 590 Integrated Healthcare Administration Experience (3)

*-New courses for the program. HAD570 and HAD580 are brand new courses that are being created just for the Healthcare Management Program.

Admission Requirements for the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management Degree

To be considered for admission into the MBA in Healthcare Management program at FHU, please submit the following:

  • Free online application
  • Official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Copy of Photo ID

Frequently Asked Questions About FHU’s MBA in Healthcare Management Program

Why should I get an MBA in Healthcare Management at Freed-Hardeman University?

Simply put, our Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare Management program is built around an ethical, Christ-centered, character-driven perspective and is ranked among the top online MBA programs in Tennessee by Online MBA Today. Additionally, the program is offered 100% online and never requires students to visit campus. Courses are offered in eight-week blocks in order to provide focused, accelerated degree-completion. In fact, you can complete your degree in as little as 12 months!

Will an MBA in Healthcare Management help me advance in my career?

Absolutely! An MBA in Healthcare Management is useful for those pursuing a managerial career in any kind of healthcare setting. The MBA is the most popular professional degree program in the world

Do those with an MBA in Healthcare Management earn higher salaries?
Yes! According to a recent GMAC Corporate Recruiters survey, MBA graduates have an average annual salary of $115,000, while those with only a bachelor’s degree earn around $65,000 per year.
How long will it take me to complete an MBA in Healthcare Management?
Students can complete our MBA program in as little as 12 months!
How much will it cost to get my MBA at FHU?
Our price per credit hour is competitively priced at $650. The best part? That’s it! No fees!

Questions about the application process?

Have more questions about applying for a graduate or doctorate program? If you’d like to discuss anything further, submit an inquiry or schedule a visit and we’ll have someone from the Office of Graduate Studies contact you.