Health Care Master of Business Administration
Offered in a distance learning format, the master of business administration degree program in health care (Health Care MBA) is designed for working health care professionals who wish to develop the practical business skills and leadership expertise needed to take an active role in transforming the future of the health care industry. The 55.5 credit program can be completed in as little as two years and as many as five.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 55.5 credits, including 31.5 credits in required courses,12 credits health care-focused elective courses, and 12 credits in general elective courses. Additional information regarding curriculum requirements is provided below.
|MBAD 6202||Foundational Management Topics in Health Care|
|MBAD 6211||Financial Accounting|
|MBAD 6213||Cases in Management Accounting|
|MBAD 6223||Operations Management|
|MBAD 6224||Decision Making and Data Analysis|
|MBAD 6242||Microeconomics for the World Economy|
|MBAD 6245||Global Perspectives|
|MBAD 6263||Organizations and Human Capital|
|MBAD 6288||Strategic Management|
|MBAD 6289||Business Ethics and Public Policy|
|Health care-focused electives|
|12 credits in health care-focused courses taken in the School of Business (GWSB) and School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). A list of approved courses is available on the Health Care MBA Program website and in DegreeMAP.|
|12 credits of general electives in courses offered by any GWSB department; courses must be numbered 6000 and above.|
Students may apply to waive up to 6 credits in designated required courses. If approved, the student does not need to complete the waived course at GWSB. However, the total number of credits required to complete the program will not be reduced and the student must replace the waived course with general elective credits to fulfill graduation requirements. See the course waiver policy for details.
Health care-focused and general elective courses must be taken for a letter grade, with the exception of courses taken in the Law School; Law School courses are given a letter grade, which is converted to a grade of CR on the transcript.
Up to 12 credits in general electives may be completed in courses taken outside of GWSB/SMHS; up to 6 of those credits may be taken outside of the University. This 12-credit maximum may include approved transfer credit, credit earned through the Consortium, and credit earned in graduate-level courses completed at GW outside of GWSB/SOMHS.