Health care professionals in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania know that quality care needs to go hand-in-hand with a solid knowledge of business principles. Take advantage of specialized courses in our highly regarded College of Health and Wellness to build your expertise in health care management—an in-demand field in our region’s “Eds, Meds, and Tech” economy. Find out how treating employees and patients with dignity and respect can be good for the bottom line.
QUICK FACTS: Fall 2016 classes begin August 29. No GRE or GMAT required. Take courses online and/or in class.
MBA Healthcare Management Course Information
Course Requirements: 36 credits
Degree: Master of Business Administration
Locations: Main Oakland Campus or Online
NU-709 Leadership Styles (3 credits)
Focus on universal principles that form the basis of the study of change in health care organizations. The class will examine change processes in contemporary health care organizations as well as the evolving roles of management and leadership. Students will develop skills to lead change, encourage resilience, and manage transitions.
NU-711 Healthcare Innovation and Quality (3 credits)
Study current initiatives and innovations in health promotion and disease prevention, patient safety, and quality environment. Examine strategies for creating a culture of quality and safety. Apply principles of management with an emphasis on defining, measuring and evaluating outcomes to become effective leaders and change agents.
NU-737 Healthcare Ethics and Policy (3 credits)
The focus of this course is the confluence of ethics and policy in health care in general with specific application to nursing. General principles of ethics and those principles most often applied in health care will be considered. This course will include an overview of health care policymaking in the United States as well as the role of the leader as advocate in ethics and policy.
for more details about these classes and more, please visit the Course Catalog section of our website. For a list of every course available in the MBA program, click here.