Top MBA Programs in Healthcare Management
Following are some of the top business schools that offer a healthcare management MBA program:
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania – Wharton’s MBA in Health Care Management is designed for those interested in the pharmaceuticals sector, biotech health services, insurance organizations, health maintenance organizations, government agencies, and consulting firms that specialize in the health care sector.
Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management – Vanderbilt’s MBA programs are consistently ranked in the top 10 percent of accredited business schools by U.S. News & World Report. The Vanderbilt Health Care MBA program can be completed in two years by fulfilling the MBA core requirements, along with the requirements for a traditional MBA concentration in addition to the Health Care specialization.
Loyola University Chicago – Loyola’s MBA in Health Care Management is a part-time program which can be completed in 2 years. The program draws upon the expertise of faculty from Loyola’s schools of medicine, law, and nursing. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Loyola University Chicago’s part-time MBA program was nationally ranked among the top 40 graduate business schools.
Union Graduate College (UGC) – UGC’s MBA in Healthcare Management has received accreditation from both the Association to Accredit Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The program covers critical areas such as organizational leadership, operations, cost-benefit analysis, healthcare marketing, statistical modeling, strategic use of information technology and business plan development.
Temple University (Fox School of Business) – The Temple University MBA in Healthcare Management Program provides students with a practical understanding of how healthcare organizations function. The program is offered on full- and part-time bases. According to The Economist’s 2011 “Which MBA?” ranking, the Fox School of Business’ Full-time MBA program was ranked No. 43 nationwide.
Gonzaga University – Gonzaga’s MBA in Healthcare Management program is designed to train individuals to manage the businesses that produce and deliver healthcare services. According to the U.S. News 2012 edition of the book “Best Graduate Schools”, Gonzaga School of Business Administration’s part-time MBA program was ranked 93rd best in the nation.