Today's physician knows the new demands of our dynamic, highly bureaucratic healthcare environment. This program enables them to master the business skills required for success in the healthcare industry of tomorrow.
You will interact with over 600 middle and senior managers, physicians, lawyers, project leaders, engineers, consultants, entrepreneurs, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals. All faculty have hands-on business experience and strong academic credentials. They employ an action-learning approach that bridges the gap between the real world and the classroom.
The Program Structure
1. Foundations in Business Course (FD505)
This foundation course will be offered in an accelerated sixteen-week session covering 6 modules: Management, Marketing, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, Accounting and Finance. This is a demanding preparatory course requiring a substantial amount of independent study. Students may opt for the regular four foundation courses (FD501: Essentials of Economics, FD502: Principles of Management & Marketing, FD503: Accounting for Decision Makers and FD504: Managerial Finance).
2. Core Courses
CR501: Financial and Managerial Accounting
CR502: Quantitative Methods or CR508: Business Computing
CR503: Business and Society
CR504: Marketing Management
CR505: Organization Management
CR506: Financial Management
CR507: Executive Skills Development
3. Concentration Courses
Students must complete four healthcare concentration courses to fulfill the Health Care concentration requirements. Choices include:
HC501: Foundations of Health Care Systems
HC502: Fiscal Issues in Health Systems Management
HC503: Legal Aspects of Health Systems Management
HC504: Issues in Quality Management for Health Care Systems
HC505: Principles and Strategies for Managed Health Care
HC506: Community Health Assessment and Planning
HC507: Contemporary Issues in Health Care Policy
HC508: Management of Information and Communication Technologies in Health Care Systems.
4. Capstone Integrating Course
CR510: Capstone Course—Policy & Strategy