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The healthcare management MBA 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.

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 healthcare management MBA 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 health care 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), class times (weeknight evenings or weekdays), 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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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 and curriculum can be found in the university catalog.

MBA Courses

MGT 501Systems Management & Organizational Theory3
MGT 509Organizational Leadership3
BUS 526Operations Analysis Models


ACC 548Accounting for Business Decisions


FNC 548Financial Management


MKT 551Strategic Marketing


FNC 581Managerial Economics


BUS 670Strategic Management


Healthcare Management Track

MGT 760Healthcare Policy, Law & Ethics3
MGT 770Health Informatics3
MGT 772Health Economics3

Course Descriptions

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


Program Costs

  • Program: 33 credit hours
  • Tuition: $832 per credit hour
  • Books are additional and may be purchased at the BW Bookstore.

Financial Aid

MBA students can explore loan options such as Federal Direct Student Loan program and Graduate PLUS loans.


Baldwin Wallace University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The School of Business is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


Interested in learning more about the MBA in healthcare management? Schedule a time to meet with an advisor, or contact us today at (440) 826-2191 or