• Program Overview

    Explore Our Master’s in Healthcare Management Program

    Our Healthcare Management master’s degree program allows students to pursue their graduate degree online, offering them the ability to benefit from Stevenson’s knowledgeable and experienced faculty, no matter their schedule. For working professionals either in the healthcare management field or looking to move into that field, achieving an advanced degree often is the best way to expand their skills and advance in a career.  Courses in Stevenson University Online’s Master’s in Healthcare Management program are taught by practicing healthcare managers who combine theory with applied skills and expertise to expand their skill-sets.

    With no GRE requirements and no application fees, students can select from two concentrations based on their personal interests and career aspirations:

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

    Careers for Healthcare Management Graduates

    • Quality Data Manager
    • Healthcare Program Administrator
    • Territory Manager
    • Administrative Supervisor
    • Practice Manager
    • Case Report Writer
    • Electronic Medical Records Analyst

    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)

     Certificate Option

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

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    The Online Program Design Certification recognizes programs that are designed around measurable learning objectives or competencies.  Design or revision of individual courses within the program align with program objectives, involve QM-trained personnel, and are consistent with the relevant QM Rubric.

  • Admissions / Tuition

    Admissions / Tuition

    • Completed online application.
    • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
    • 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 Partnership Standard
    Per Credit $536.00 $670.00
    Per Course (3-Credits) $1,608.00 $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 education by eliminating all fees. 
    • Financial aid packages are offered to those who qualify.
    • Students are eligible to transfer up to 6-credit hours from a 4-year institution if applicable.