Health Care Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Health Care Management is designed around the strategies, theories, and practices utilized by management professionals working in the health care industry.
Designed For You
The California Coast University online Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management program was designed for complete flexibility for the student. All courses are self-paced and completed 100% online.
Low tuition with interest-free payment plans as low as $150/month.
Flexible programs designed to fit into your busy schedule. Self-paced study with no group projects, set meeting times, or exam dates.
The program is not structured in semesters, quarters, or terms. It is designed to allow students to begin their online studies at any time of the year.
CCU offers a tuition discount for Active Duty Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Government Employees, and CCU Graduates.
We also offer a 10% discount for Corporate Partner employees. For more information on how to become a Corporate Partner, see our Corporate Partnership Information Page.
*Employment verification is required. Offer good for students who enrolled after April 2018 and were offered discount at time of enrollment. Offer is not retroactive for students already enrolled. Discount and/or prices subject to change and/or cancellation at any time without notice. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount(s).
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Analyze the basic structures and operations of the United States health care system..
- Evaluate various ethical, legal and cultural issues the health care manager deals with in a health care organization.
- Examine the health care organization from both a micro-level and macro-level utilizing management theories.
- Examine program content in relation to ethical reasoning, social responsibility, global citizenship, civic engagement.
- Evaluate best practices currently being utilized in the field of management to improve organizational efficiency.
- Analyze organizations and make objective strategic decisions based on established management theories.
- Examine key concepts and theories related to program content - utilizing critical thinking and academic writing skills.
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Explore The Program
The Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management degree program consists of 13 total courses, followed by a final Comprehensive Examination.
The required courses are comprised of: 13  Core Courses .
There are 39 total semester units in this program.
For the online Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management (M.B.A.) degree program, the following 13 courses must be fulfilled. Click on course title to expand and read more.
|Management Information Systems
|Human Resource Management
|Employee Training and Development
|Health Care in America
|Ethical and Legal Issues for Health Care Professionals
|Multicultural Health Care
|Organizational Behavior in Health Care
|The Research Process
|Final Comprehensive Examination
Prerequisites to Admission:
An applicant must have earned a bachelor’s degree awarded by a college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The degree should be in Health Care Management, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Leadership, Management, or Marketing. A bachelor’s degree in another field may be considered if the Admissions Committee evaluation indicates that the applicant has the necessary foundation to succeed in the program.
FAQ About Coursework
Required units may be satisfied in the following ways:
California Coast University has developed comprehensive Study Guides, for each course, that are designed to coordinate and sequence the learning materials within the required textbook. The following points will help to illustrate how the Study Guides are designed:
- Study Guides are based on specific college level textbooks, which may be obtained from local bookstores, the publisher, or the University's Rental Library.
- Each Study Guide is organized with a complete syllabus, along with instructional materials to guide the student chapter by chapter through the corresponding textbook.
- Each Study Guide contains an overview and summary of all textbook chapters, along with a listing of important keywords (with definitions), and self-tests (with answers) on key points.
- Study Guides include 4 unit exams equally spaced throughout the instructional materials, one writing assignment per unit, and the final examination.
- Examinations are designed to test the student on the information contained within the preceding chapters.
- All tests have no time limit and may be completed as open book tests.
Transcripts of previously completed master's level academic work are evaluated and credit may be transferred to meet existing coursework requirements. The following guidelines are utilized when accepting transfer credit for a master's degree program:
- Master's degree students may receive transfer credit for up 6 semester units of previously completed coursework.
- Courses must have been completed at a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or its foreign equivalent.
- Transfer grades earned must be equivalent to a letter grade of B (3.0 GPA) or higher.
- No specialized training or experiential learning credit can be awarded at the graduate level.
During the admissions process, all professional experience is reviewed to determine if an applicant has sufficient occupational experience to warrant completing a Challenge Examination in lieu of a Study Guide for a particular course. The following factors are considered:
- An applicant may be offered an opportunity to complete a Challenge Examination if the candidate's occupational expertise appears to be comparable to the objectives identified for a particular course.
- Successfully passing a Challenge Examination will demonstrate an acceptable level of competence for that course.
- If a student does not pass a Challenge Examination they are assigned a Study Guide for completion.
- The maximum amount of Challenge Examinations allowed for each program level are: Associate 4; Bachelor's 10; Master's 2; Doctorate 0; and Certificates 1.