MBA Health Care Management

California Miramar University

Program Description

MBA Health Care Management

California Miramar University

"My MBA education at CMU has been phenomenal. The professors were top notch and the staff was very supportive and accommodating. I have learned so much about business, however, what was even better was that I learned how to think and apply the knowledge."

Bonnie Engel, MBA Business Coach & Consultant at Success Sales Strategies

The MBA Curriculum consists of 13 courses:

  • 9 Required Core Classes, including the Business Strategy Capstone
  • 4 Area of Emphasis Courses

Health Care Management MBA students at California Miramar University choose 4 Health Care Management courses from the following list:

  • FIN 6110 Financial Management in Health Care
  • HCM 6001 Health Care Policy Analysis and Decision Making
  • HCM 6002 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Management
  • HCM 6003 Advanced Community Health Care Management
  • HCM 6004 Information Technology in the Integrated Health System
  • HCM 6005 Operations in Health Care Management


FIN 6110 Financial Management in Health Care
This course focuses on the financial analysis that informs the operating decisions of healthcare firms. Topics include health insurers, integrated health systems and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. (3 credit hours)

HCM 6001Health Care Policy Analysis and Decision Making
Surveys theory and practice in the management and policy sciences as applied to the field of public health care. Students will gain an understanding of the U.S. public healthcare system, legal bases of public health care, methods of policy analysis, and public and private sector institutions. (3 credit hours)

HCM 6002Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Management
This course addresses regulatory agency and other public policies that influence the direction and financing of healthcare systems. Students will be asked to identify the various ethical theories and belief systems and critique the relationships between risk management, quality assurance, and resource allocation. Additional topics include a current and historical overview of health care delivery in the developed and developing countries and applications of the laws that affect the operational decisions of health care providers and managers. (3 credit hours)

HCM 6003Advanced Community Health Care Management
Focuses on the principles of population-based health care systems that promote good health in communities. Students will examine population aggregates in structured and unstructured settings, as well as strategies to evaluate health outcomes and cost of care. (3 credit hours)

HCM 6004Information Technology in the Integrated Health Care System
Offers an overview of the strategic role of healthcare information technology and its uses in the management of health care delivery systems. Students will learn how to link information tools to the business mission of the healthcare organization. This course will introduce key healthcare technologies, demonstrate how advances in other industries can be beneficial to health care, and explain cost-benefit analysis of information technology. (3 credit hours)

HCM 6005Operations in Health Care Management
Presents the field of operations management as it relates to integrated health care delivery systems. This course demonstrates the important relationship between operations research and the management of complex health care delivery organizations. Additional areas of focus include strategic planning, system design, quality measurement and productivity analysis. This course will be of interest to the future health care delivery system manager, operations consultants, and decision-makers in organizations that support healthcare delivery. (3 credit hours)

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 4, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
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Sept. 2018
8 weeks
Full time
USA - San Diego, California
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