MBA Healthcare Administration Concentration
Healthcare Administration Master's Degree Concentration
If you are already working in healthcare, the MBA Healthcare Administration and Management concentration will help you understand the big picture of the industry and how the various provider systems interact. If you are new to healthcare, this concentration will give you a necessary orientation to the industry. Either way, through the Healthcare Administration MBA degree program at Marist College, you will become a more effective manager in the healthcare industry for having taken the time to develop a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the industry and of the unique situations healthcare managers cope with on a daily basis.
Healthcare Administration MBA Courses
Healthcare Administration MBA - 654 Managing Organizational Change
This Healthcare Administration MBA course is designed to build skills that will help the student effectively manage change. Particular attention will be given to enhancing the graduate student's capability to analyze situations of change, plan and implement appropriate actions for change, and learn from personal experiences and the experiences of others regarding change.
Pre-requisites: All Foundation Courses
Healthcare Administration MPA - 681 US Health Care Policies and Systems
US Health Care Policies and Systems is an Introduction to health care delivery systems, with special emphasis on the American system of health care and its major issues and challenges. This MBA Healthcare Administration course explores the dynamics of health care institutions such as hospitals, nursing homes, and ambulatory care facilities that shape the delivery of health care.
Healthcare Administration MPA - 682 Ethical/Legal Issues in Health Care
Ethical/Legal Issues in Health Care provide students with the fundamental knowledge of the legal system as it relates to health care Institutions. This Healthcare Administration Master's degree course provides an opportunity to integrate the understanding of moral and ethical realities in the field of health care administration.
Healthcare Administration MPA - 683 Critical Issues in Health Care
This Healthcare Administration Master's degree course provides an in-depth examination of some of the critical issues in operations facing the health care providers in today's society. Topics discussed include such issues as the impact of the AIDS crisis on providers and consumers; the prospective pricing system and the DRG's impact on access, quality of care and the operating margins of provider organizations; the role of competition and regulation in containing costs; recruitment and retention of professionals; for-profit market's impact on the delivery system; rationing of health care and strategies for intervention.