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M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration

About the Online M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration

Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing career fields today. More than ever, there is a need for skilled, ethical leadership in this important field. Are you ready to take the next step in your career by combining industry-specific healthcare knowledge with sound, Christian business principles?

As part of Cedarville’s School of Business fully online Master of Business Administration program, your Healthcare Administration concentration coursework will equip you for leadership and management roles in a variety of healthcare settings. This program meets the needs of those who are already in the healthcare industry or for those desiring a career change.

Cedarville also offers an online 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration, which is open to anyone with a bachelor's or master's degree.

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M.B.A. Healthcare Administration

M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration Highlights

In-demand – Cedarville's healthcare M.B.A. online meets the need for healthcare administration professionals, as the industry growth continues to outpace the supply of professional managers.

Balanced – You will study healthcare systems with an emphasis on ethically managing quality care while improving on cost containment.

Biblical ethics – Addressing the continuing erosion of moral discernment in the medical field, you will study ethical issues from a biblical perspective, allowing you to construct a biblical foundation to appraise the ethics of institutional policies.

Accredited – Cedarville's M.B.A. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

General business knowledge – You'll build a strong business foundation through core coursework that applies in any organizational setting:
  • Accounting for Business Executives
  • Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (may be waived with undergraduate Bible minor or approved alternative)
  • Capstone Course
  • Executive Financial Management
  • Information Technology for Competitive Advantage
  • Legal/Ethics Course Managerial Economics
  • Organizational Design and Behavior
  • Quantitative Course
  • Strategic Marketing Planning    

Focused expertise – You will take four healthcare administration courses, focusing on systems, policy, ethics, and quality.

  • Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Policy and Data Analysis
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Quality Management in Healthcare
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M.B.A. Preparing Students Well

Read a feature in a recent Cedarville Magazine to discover how Cedarville’s Master of Business Administration prepares students for excellence in the marketplace by rooting their education in a clear understanding of how to think biblically about every aspect of doing business.

Value of an M.B.A. for Healthcare Professionals

Cedarville's M.B.A. Healthcare Administration concentration provides valuable and necessary business skills to healthcare professionals.

Master of Business Administration

Cedarville University's Christian M.B.A. online program is specifically designed for Christian professionals who view their work as a platform for ministry.

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Program Faculty

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John Delano, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Business Administration - M.B.A., Bus Admin Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

  • Location MIL 180
  • Phone 937-766-7917
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Jeffrey Haymond, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration; Professor of Economics

  • Location MIL 162
  • Phone 937-766-4442
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M.B.A. Healthcare Administration Concentration Curriculum

Building on your undergrad degree, you will take core and elective M.B.A. courses and three core healthcare administration courses to complete the concentration. There is also a 3-credit Bible course, which is waived for those who completed a Bible minor as part of their undergraduate work.

You can add an M.B.A. to many of Cedarville's popular majors by using one of our bachelor's-to-master's accelerated completion plans.

Sample courses:

  • Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Policy and Data Analysis
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Quality Management in Healthcare
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