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Online Master's in Healthcare Management

Why Choose SUO’s Master’s in Healthcare Management?

AUPHA 

Stevenson University's MS in Healthcare Management (HCM) Program has been designated as a Full Graduate Program Member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). A global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations, AUPHA is dedicated to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education. The Full Graduate Program designation reflects Stevenson University’s MS in HCM Program’s ability to meet not only the AUPHA’s high standards, but also the rigorous requirements of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), an educational accreditation agency for college and university business programs. For more information contact sbuchbinder@stevenson.edu.  

Unlock Your Potential for the Growing Healthcare Industry

Healthcare is among the fastest growing industries in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Our 100% online Healthcare Management master’s degree program allows you to open the door to many career paths in the healthcare industry. If you have the desire to help others and improve the quality and delivery of healthcare services, a career in healthcare management could be the perfect fit for you. And our degree helps ensure you're ready for such a career.

With program concentrations in Quality Management and Patient Safety or Project Management in Healthcare, you can be sure your degree will be specific to your career goals.

For Career Changers

Professionals with backgrounds in business, finance, regulatory practices, human resources, technology, and/or organizational operations can marry their expertise with our program’s healthcare-specific knowledge and pivot into a new career path with long-term opportunities.

For Healthcare Professionals

Care providers and clinicians, as well as entry-level professionals in healthcare, all benefit from courses that delve into policy and ethics, finance and human resources, administration, patient safety, and quality improvement, among others. Key areas such as these provide the foundational knowledge and applied skills needed to succeed.

Fully Accredited

Stevenson University Online has received specialized accreditation for the Master of Science in Healthcare Management from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Learn more

  • Program Concentrations

    Program concentrations that meet your career goals

    • Quality Management and Patient Safety prepares you to plan, organize, and lead efforts to improve the effectiveness of patient treatment in healthcare organizations.
    • Project Management in Healthcare teaches you to develop strategies, tools, and skills to assess and manage healthcare organization projects from initiation to completion.
  • Careers

    Careers for Healthcare Management Graduates Include:

    • Quality Data Manager
    • Healthcare Program Administrator
    • Territory Manager
    • Administrative Supervisor
    • Practice Manager
    • Case Report Writer
    • Electronic Medical Records Analyst
    • Hospital or Health System Administrator
    • Long-term Care Facility Administrator
    • Clinical Managers – leading a large department such as nursing, surgery, or admissions
    • Information Technology Director in a variety of healthcare settings
    • Home Health Administrator
  • Courses

    Some of the Courses You Could Take

    • HCM 605 Healthcare Management and Administration
    • HCM 612 Healthcare Policy, Law, and Ethics
    • HCM 620 Human Resources Development in Healthcare
    • HCM 650 Organizational Behavior in Healthcare
    • HCM 652 Health Care Finance: Challenges
    • HCM 640 Teamwork in Healthcare Settings
    • HCM 665 Patient Satisfaction and Quality Improvement
    • HCM 700 Internship in Healthcare (3-6 credits)
  • Admissions/Tuition

    Admissions/Tuition 

    • Completed online application.
    • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, students must submit an official course-by-course transcript evaluation from an organization that is a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A member list is available on the NACES website.
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • One professional letter of recommendation from a current or past supervisor. Please use the following Recommendation form.
    • Personal Statement.
    • Resume of professional experience.
    Tuition Rate Standard
    Per Credit $670.00
    Per Course $2,010.00
    • Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your online master's degree by eliminating all fees. 
    • Financial aid packages are offered to those who qualify.
  • Certificate Option

    Certificate Option

    Stevenson offers a 15-credit, online Graduate Certificate in Quality Management and Patient Safety.

  • Accreditation

    Accredited by the IACBE

    Stevenson University Online has received specialized accreditation for the Master of Science in Healthcare Management Business from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

    Founded in 1997, the IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and business-related education for colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions whose primary purpose is excellence in teaching and learning. Learn more at www.iacbe.org.

     
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Justin Buonomo

Master's in Healthcare Management
Stevenson University Online alumni, Justin Buonomo, achieved his professional goals in the healthcare industry with his online Master's degree in Healthcare Management.
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