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What You'll Learn
Graduates of our MBA with a Specialization in in Health Services program may consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:
Administrative Services Management
Health or Medical Services Management
Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
Keep in mind that these career options may not be available at all employers. Job titles and job requirements are not standardized across the healthcare industry. For example, while you may meet the requirements to apply for a Medical Services Manager position at one company, it does not mean that you will meet the requirements for that position for all potential employers.
Core Degree Courses
|ACCT503||Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis|
|MGMT5912||Leadership and Organizational Behavior|
|MIS5402,3||Innovation through Technology|
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|HRM591||Strategic Human Resource Management|
|HRM587||Managing Organizational Change|
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|INTL500||Global Perspectives for International Business|
|HRM584||Managing International Human Resources|
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|MGMT520||Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business|
Program - Specific Courses
|HSM5412||Health Service Systems|
|HSM5422||Health Rights and Responsibilities|
|HSM5432||Health Services Finance|
General Degree Courses
|ACCT5002,3||Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics|
|MATH5343||Applied Managerial Statistics|
|MGMT5013||Organizational Structures and Business Processes|
|MGMT601||Healthcare MBA Capstone|
FAQs: MBA with Specialization in Health Services
How is an MBA in Health Services different from a Master’s in Health Administration?
The primary difference between an MBA in Health Services and a Master's in Health Administration is found in the coursework for each degree program. All MBA programs are business-focused, so an MBA with a healthcare specialization would include both health services and business courses to provide a well-rounded education. A Master's in Health Administration focuses almost exclusively on healthcare administration related topics and would also feature the words "Health Administration" on your degree.
What are the prerequisites for the Health Services MBA specialization?
The main prerequisite to enroll in the Health Services MBA specialization program at DeVry are a bachelor's degree in a related field, and a proficiency in math and verbal skills. Please visit our graduate admissions page for more information.
How long does an MBA in Health Services program take to complete?
The amount of time it takes to complete an MBA in Health Services program varies depending on the course load you choose to take and how many qualifying transfer credits you have prior to entering the program. At DeVry, you can earn your MBA with a Specialization in Health Services in an estimated 2 years and 8 months, or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits3.
Can the MBA with a Specialization in Health Services program be taken online at the Keller Graduate School of Management?
Yes! You can earn your MBA with a Specialization in Health Services program online through DeVry's Keller Graduate School of Management. This makes it a great option if you have a job or family commitments that may make it more challenging to devote time to in-person courses.
What are some benefits to earning an MBA in Health Services?
Some of the benefits of earning an MBA in Health Services include adding a graduate-level credential to your resume, which may help you stand out to potential employers. Another benefit is that the business education that an MBA offers can help you prepare to pursue additional career paths that may not be available to those with only a healthcare-focused degree.