MBA–HCM Track (Health Care Management)

Quinnipiac University, as part of its long tradition of education in health sciences and health care administration, offers a Master of Business Administration with a track in Health Care Management. This track prepares students for administrative roles in the health care industry and emphasizes the training of managers who work collaboratively with highly trained professionals from a variety of clinical disciplines in all health care settings. Students gain a comprehensive knowledge of business subjects that are increasingly important in the complex health care industry.

The MBA in Health Care Management track is taught by doctorally trained or professionally qualified faculty with extensive experience in the health care industry. The program offers students new to the health care industry, as well as students already in the industry, the opportunity to expand their theoretical and practical knowledge.

The program requires a total of 46 credits. A maximum of 6 credits may be taken as a health care industry residency or as a consulting practicum to fulfill the requirements of the health care administration curriculum.

Applications are reviewed when all materials and the application fee are received by the University Graduate Admissions Office. A complete application consists of an application form accompanied by the application fee, GMAT or GRE scores, two recommendations, a current resume and personal statement, and transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. International students should take note of the special requirements listed in the general MBA section of the catalog. Students seeking potential standardized test waivers also should consult the general MBA section.

Professional work experience and recommendations also are considered in the admissions process.

MBA–HCM Program of Study

Foundational Course Work
MBA 601Foundations for Decision Making (MBA QUick Start)1
Decision Making Tools:
Select one of the following:3
Managerial Economics
Information Systems Strategy
Business Decision Analysis
Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 1)
MBA 615Managing the Decision Making Process3
Core Business Disciplines
MBA 620Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (AC 620)3
MBA 625Organizational Behavior and Leadership for Decision Makers3
MBA 635Decision Making for Business Operations3
MBA 640Financial Decision Making3
MBA 645Marketing Decision Making3
MBA 660Decision Making in a Global Economy 13
Health Management Required Courses
HM 600Foundations of Health Care Management3
HM 621Quality Management in Health Care Facilities3
HM 663Integrated Health Systems and Managed Care3
HM 664Financial Management in Health Care Organizations3
HM 668Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery3
Elective Courses
Select one of the following:3
Epidemiology and Population Health
Corporate Compliance in the Health Care Industry
Human Resource Management in Health Care Administration
Health Policy and Politics
Organization and Management of Long-Term Care Facilities
Internship I (degree Students Only) 1
Internship II (degree students only)
Consulting Practicum I (degree students only)
and Consulting Practicum II (degree students only)
Project Management
Supply Chain Management
Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 2)
MBA 690Decision Making Capstone3
Total Credits46

 BS/MBA students must complete HM 780 as their elective.