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Healthcare Management MBA


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The MBA in healthcare management is designed to enable students to become competent, confident leaders. Our program exposes students to the critical management, legal, economic and technological issues facing many healthcare systems, long-term care providers, clinicians, device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and other organizations.

Identify potential legal issues at work. Develop an understanding of major state and federal laws applicable to healthcare, the policy development process and major health policy milestones.

Organize and analyze health data. Utilize the resources, devices and methods required to optimize the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of information in health and biomedicine.

Investigate the most efficient use of resources to maximize health benefits. Apply economics and integrated systems to better understand the interrelationships between healthcare stakeholders and society in order to foster a true shared vision between the two.

MBA in Healthcare Management Career Outcomes

Healthcare is one of the strongest sectors in Northeast Ohio's economy, and it employs individuals with a diverse level of education and experience in a variety of job functions. Graduates of the MBA in healthcare management program work in a wide range of positions, such as:

  • Quality managers
  • Healthcare recruiters
  • Program directors
  • Sales representatives
  • Health information services managers
  • Nurse managers
  • Allied healthcare professionals


Small class sizes led by thought leaders and executives across industries provide a rich learning experience. BW instructors are focused on teaching, real-world application, and most importantly, positioning you for career advancement. Our faculty also bring first-hand knowledge and industry connections into the classroom.

Flexible MBA

Our flexible MBA option allows students to choose a start term (fall, spring or summer), the pace of the program and three options for attending classes (in-person, in real-time online or by watching a recording). Students can utilize all three options throughout the program based upon the most convenient option for their schedule.

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Stackable Certificates

If you're interested in earning your MBA but don't have the time to commit to a full program, our stackable certificates allow you to earn credits toward an MBA degree and earn micro-credentials along the way.

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Compare Our Healthcare Programs

Baldwin Wallace University offers three healthcare programs to meet the diverse needs of students, including a healthcare MBA, healthcare management MBA and healthcare management certificate.

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Healthcare Management MBA Curriculum

The healthcare management MBA track combines powerful coursework on healthcare issues and applications for organizations with a sequence of classes designed to enhance your leadership capabilities and business knowledge.

Classes do not need to be taken in the sequence below; your advisor can help you select and register for courses throughout the program.

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions and curriculum can be found in the university catalog.

MBA Courses

Course Number Course Name Credits
MGT 501 Systems Management & Organizational Theory 3
MGT 509 Organizational Leadership 3
BUS 526 Operations Analysis Models 3
ACC 548 Accounting for Business Decisions 3
FNC 548 Financial Management I 3
MKT 551 Strategic Marketing 3
FNC 581 Managerial Economics 3
BUS 670 Strategic Management 3

Healthcare Management Track

Course Number Course Name Credits
MGT 760 Healthcare Policy, Law & Ethics 3
MGT 770 Health Informatics 3
MGT 772 Health Economics 3


Accreditation and Membership

Baldwin Wallace University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The BW Carmel Boyer School of Business is an accredited member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

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