Avila University Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration Online

Gain the essential management tools you need to prepare for leadership roles and help transform the future of healthcare.

Apply by: 12/21/22
Start class: 1/3/23 Apply Now

Program Overview

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See what’s unique about our online MBA in Healthcare Administration program

The online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from Avila University gives you the tools to manage a diverse range of healthcare organizations, large and small. Along with a broad-based business foundation, you will acquire a working knowledge of healthcare systems as well as evolving issues facing healthcare today.

Our IACBE-accredited MBA in Healthcare Administration program is 100% online and designed to prepare you for opportunities in medical office management and health services administration. Coursework is taught by highly engaged faculty eager to help you become a leader in the growing healthcare industry.

Career Opportunities:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Health Information Director
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Health Information Director
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Nursing Home Administrator

$18,000* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30* Credit Hours
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Tuition

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Affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition

The MBA in Healthcare Administration online program tuition is the same affordable, pay-by-the-course rate for all U.S. residents. Fees are included in the total tuition. Financial aid may be available.

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000* Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

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Know our application deadlines and start dates

Ideal for working professionals, the MBA in Healthcare Administration online program features 8-week courses and multiple start dates each year so you can begin at the time that works best for you. View the full calendar for all upcoming starts and corresponding deadlines.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 1 20231/3/2312/21/2212/21/2212/31/221/2/232/25/238 weeks
Spring 2 20232/27/232/17/232/22/232/24/232/26/234/22/238 weeks
Summer 1 20234/24/234/14/234/19/234/21/234/23/236/17/238 weeks
Summer 2 20236/20/236/10/236/15/236/17/236/19/238/12/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

12/21/22 Apply Date
1/3/23 Class Starts

Ready to take the next steps toward earning your next degree?

Admissions

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Follow our MBA in Healthcare Administration admission requirements

We’ve simplified the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. You can find all requirements for admission to the Avila online MBA in Healthcare Administration below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No GRE or GMAT required

In order to be eligible to receive an MBA degree from Avila University, you must have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA requirements for unconditional admission: 2.75 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • GPA requirements for conditional admission: 2.5 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended

Submit all official transcripts to:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: MBA Admissions
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Courses

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Study the degree plan for our MBA in Healthcare Administration program

In order to earn the MBA in Healthcare Administration online, you will complete 10 courses for a total of 30 credit hours. There are no leveling courses or prerequisites required. Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to accounting concepts and procedures for organizational decision-making.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course has three purposes: 1) understanding and managing individual and group behavior in organizations; 2) stress-management and well-being; and 3) recognition and management of ethical responsibilities of business.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course integrates learning from the earlier functional course areas as well as MG 698 through a series of simulation-based exercises. Students will sharpen their decision-making by analyzing, formulating and testing their strategies in a competitive environment. Prerequisite MG 698
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of microeconomic analysis and models relevant to a broad cross section of decisions within the business firm. This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of Microeconomic Theory to make sound management decisions using both traditional and behavioral economic concepts.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of the economy, the financial markets, and financial management including security valuation, capital budgeting process, capital structure, and working capital management.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course aims to provide a framework to gain a competitive advantage in a global environment. Topics covered include industry analysis, resource-based view of the firm, business strategy, innovation, diversification, and multinational strategies.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of marketing including product, pricing, promotion, distribution/logistics, segmentation and marketing research with special emphasis on global marketing and ethics.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of the interrelationships which exist among the various components of the health services industry and the role each plays in the delivery of healthcare services.

Course objectives:

  • Examination of critical components of the health care system in the United States enables students to appreciate the historical context, develop an understanding of the complexities of the current health care system, and form a basis for future evaluation and effective managerial action
  • Study of the utilization, financing, provision, and oversight of health care services enables students to explore and develop a comprehensive framework for effective analyses, decision making, and implementation strategies
  • Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    An investigation of special problems associated with the management of healthcare institutions.

    Course objectives:

  • Students will develop a framework for understanding management and how it occurs in the health services environment as well as managerial tools and techniques useful in this environment
  • Students will learn and apply systematic analyses to identify, evaluate, and solve problems specific to HSOs/HSs
  • Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Analysis of special issues and trends in the field of healthcare.

    Course objectives:

  • Focus on three key elements of improving access, controlling costs, and ensuring quality
  • Emphasize the most recent developments in the field through practical and insightful examination of research and practice
  • For students without any previous stats course, EC604 Statistical Analysis will be required.  Any previous stats course taken will be reviewed to determine if EC604 is required.

    Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction to basic statistical techniques which involve methods of collecting and analyzing data with an emphasis on inferential statistical techniques used for hypothesis testing and decision making.
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    The School of Business at Avila University has received specialized accreditation for its MBAs in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, International Business, Management, and Marketing through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

    *Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33 and total tuition to $19,800.

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