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An online MBA in Health Services Administration will teach you how to:

  • Formulate effective health care management strategies to compete in today’s health care environment
  • Minimize provider risk by demonstrating knowledge of the legal requirements and policies related to health care organizations 
  • Formulate effective financial management strategies for healthcare organizations
  • Develop leadership skills tailored to the health services management role

AT-A-GLANCE

Summer Classes Start:

July 1

Courses to Complete:

10

Cost Per Course:

$2,955

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ONLINE MBA IN HEALTH SERVICE ADMINISTRATION COURSES

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • HSA 501 - Management in Health Care

    This course focuses on management practices in health care organizations by addressing concepts that are consistent across organization types such as: organization design, effective communication, power and politics, and establishing strategic alliances. Key concepts include exploring the challenges associated with delivering value in health care systems.

  • HSA 515 - Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics

    Survey the legal environment of the health services industry from a policy perspective, with emphasis on the tensions and trade-­offs between quality and cost. Use case law, statutory and regulatory analysis, and trends in health services delivery law to understand the legal relationships among physicians, personnel, patients and health care institutions. Topics include access to health care, antitrust law, personnel licensure and institutional accreditation, malpractice, professional and institutional liability, cost containment regulation, and cost controls in government programs. Discuss the philosophical and managerial implications of ethical issues including professional codes, resource allocation and decisions concerning impaired professionals, end-­of-­life decisions, experimentation and biotechnology.

  • HSA 525 - Health Financial Management

    Get a background in the theory, tools and practical experience of health care financial management. Examines payment sources and reimbursement arrangements; the public and private financing of health care service organizations from both a theoretical and practical perspective; and emerging trends in the healthcare industry that affect financial decision-making. Topics include capital and debt financing, capital structure, financial planning, operating revenue, working capital, resource allocation and financial analysis of the industry. Review case studies for the opportunity to analyze a working health care organization.

COURSES IN MAJOR

  • ACC 556 - Financial Accounting for Managers

    The course is designed with a focus on accounting to meet the needs of managers and stresses the interpretation and uses of accounting information. The information presented in the course is designed for a user of accounting information instead of the preparer. Key concepts include financial statements and ratio analysis, uses of accounting information for decision-making and planning.

  • ACC 206 - Accounting II

    Learn to become a successful communicator, a key skill for upper and senior-management positions. This course will focus on the areas of clarity, confidence, persuasion and passion, teaching students how to apply these traits to both their spoken and written words, as well as posture and body language.

  • BUS 520 - LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

    Analyze the interaction of individual, group and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in business and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examine a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture, and managing change. Receive a conceptual base for interpreting, assessing, and influencing human behavior in an organization.

  • BUS 599 - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

    Examine the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyze the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Exercise analytic, integrative and decision-making skills through the use of case analysis. Make decisions involving the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.

  • ECO 550 - MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS AND GLOBALIZATION

    Apply relevant economic theory to develop a framework of analysis and techniques that you can use to decide how to allocate a firm’s scarce resources to achieve its objectives. Use economic analysis to support business strategy decisions that promote competitiveness in an environment of changing domestic and international market conditions, government regulations, trade policies and resource availability. Systematically analyze how global economic integration affects the production, input sourcing and pricing decisions of firms operating in different market structures.

  • FIN 534 - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

    Understand financial concepts and review the basic tools and strategies for making financial decisions. Measure and compare risks across investment opportunities. Analyze how organizations choose the set of securities they issue to raise capital from investors as well as how organizations form a capital structure. Examine how the choice of capital structure affects the value of the firm.

  • LEG 500 - LAW, ETHICS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    Examine and evaluate the legal environment and ethical challenges of management and organizations. Review approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership. Analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leaders individual conduct on a business ability to meet its obligations to stakeholders. Evaluate alternative courses of action from an economic, legal and ethical perspective to ensure management meets corporate responsibilities to create wealth, obey the law and observe society's ethical standards. Examine the key elements of effective corporate governance, the predominate schools of ethical thought in relation to strategic management and the ethical consideration for global operations.

  • MAT 510 - BUSINESS STATISTICS

    This course explores how business leaders can apply statistical thinking to improving business process and performance. The course presents concepts related to statistical thinking with a business environment, statistical tool and techniques and formalized statistical methods.

  • MKT 500 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT

    Apply the major elements of the marketing process, including domestic and foreign market assessment, strategic planning and the development of an effective marketing mix (product, price, promotion and distribution) to create customer value. Analyze key marketing concepts, such as consumer/business buying behavior, market research, brand management, product development, pricing strategies and the design of marketing channels (promotion and distribution). Examine the integration of marketing with other functions in a business organization.

MAKE THE BUSINESS OF HEALTHCARE YOUR BUSINESS

Focus your Master’s in Business Administration studies on your passion for the healthcare industry with an MBA in Health Services Administration from Strayer University.

Strayer’s program prepares you for executive and managerial roles in healthcare organizations. Review key business concepts like organizational design and communication. Learn how politics influence the industry. Discover how healthcare systems can be improved from the inside out.

Financial management plays a major role in health services administration. Strayer’s MBA in Health Services Administration program gives you a chance to consider the theories and practices behind public and private healthcare 

financing. Strengthen your financial decision-making skills as you explore capital structure, operating revenue, and resource allocation.

Your Strayer education also gives you solid background in healthcare law, antitrust legislation, institutional accreditation, malpractice, liability, and cost regulation.

Are you ready to lead healthcare organizations to a better future? You will be by the time you complete this program. Learn how you can earn your Strayer MBA in Health Services Administration.

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