Healthcare Management Specialization - Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)

Healthcare Management

Effective management skills are essential for a healthcare organization to successfully support and serve a community. In the D.B.A. Healthcare Management specialization, you can expand your core business management skills in the healthcare field by learning to apply managerial decision-making skills to healthcare policy and economics. Explore the private and public policy development process and understand its effect on delivery systems and the continuum of health services. The Healthcare Management specialization focuses on laws and court decisions that apply to the management of healthcare organizations and investigates the regulatory and ethical dynamics that exist within the industry. This D.B.A. in healthcare management specialization will help you develop your writing and critical-thinking skills at the doctoral level so you can apply them in your leadership role.

Completion Requirements

  • 60 semester credits
    • Foundation course (3 sem. cr.)
    • Core business courses (15 sem. cr.)
    • Business strategy course (3 sem. cr.)
    • Research methods courses (10 sem. cr.)
    • Specialization courses (9 sem. cr.)
    • Doctoral studies courses (20 sem. cr.)
  • 8 days of academic residency (two 4-day residencies)

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call your enrollment advisor at 1–866–492–5336.

Foundation Course

Core Business Courses

Business Strategy Course

Research Methods Courses

Specialization Courses

Doctoral Studies Courses

D.B.A Program OutlineDownload Program Outline (PDF).

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