Health Care AdministrationMBA Concentration
Health Care Administration
Health Care Administration is intended as a transition program for practitioners interested in the business side of the industry, such as nurses, therapists, etc.
Business Studies Rooted in Christian Ethics
Are you considering furthering your education but are concerned with the pressures of juggling work, school, and family? At Concordia University Wisconsin – an accredited online university, we understand the life of a busy, working adult and have tailored our 100% online Master of Business Administration program specifically to meet your needs. Our online mba offers flexible classes that are taught by experienced business leaders and practitioners who are currently active in their field. Each class is specifically designed to move you closer to your career goals while still allowing you to maintain a work/life balance.
Program Features and Benefits
- Capstone Course Required (No GMAT or GRE or Thesis required)
- Worldwide practitioner instructors
- Choose from eleven different concentrations ranging from environmental
- studies to risk management.
- Start anytime in an individualized program.
- Become part of a diverse MBA student body. 40% of our students are international and 60% are female.
- Concordia University Wisconsin has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
Health Care Administration
Choose 15 Credits
Can select at most 1 of the following courses: MPA 835, MPA 868.
|Course Number||Course Title||Description||Credits|
|MBA 920||Economics and Public Policy of Health Care||Economics and Public Policy of Health Care involves the economic analysis of current health care issues that lead to policy formation. Students will apply traditional economic concepts, such as demand, supply, production and investment, to analyze the health care sector of the economy and health policies. The course will include study of the influences on demand for health care, supply of health care, trends in managed care and rationale for government intervention including Medicare, Medicaid, and price regulation. International comparison and general considerations to guide health policy as well as ethical implications of policy decisions are included. Issues will be framed within a historical perspective with the intent of teaching students how to conceptualize and deal with future issues.||3|
|MBA 922||Risk Management and Insurance||Risk Management and Insurance is an introduction to the tools of insurance and risk management. Property, life, health, and liability insurance will be discussed.||3|
|MBA 923||Statutory Accounting||Statutory Accounting deals with the unique accounting system for insurance, pension, and institutional decisions.||3|
|MBA 924||Health, Life and Social Insurance||Health, Life and Social Insurance investigates annuities, types of health and life coverages, employee benefits, and unemployment, disability, and old-age insurance.||3|
|MBA 985||Special Topics in Health Care||Special Topics in Health Care offers students the opportunity to explore many of the issues that are confronted in health care today. Health care has been moving in the direction that finds the public and businesses more concerned with the costs, quality of life, and the increasing role of government leading to the beginning of the debates to resolve these issues.||3|
|MBA 845||Internship||Internship provides the student with a practical application experience that cannot be duplicated in the classroom . Students must work in an approved business site for a minimum of 120 hours to practice skills discusses in other MBA classes. All sites are to be approved by the MBA program director. International students cannot substitute this class for a class given in a regular term. International students must have their I-20s signed by the school's designated school official before they begin this experience.||3|
|MPA 835||Budgeting in Public Agencies||Budgeting in Public Agencies addresses one of the most important and demanding aspects of government-the annual budget. A variety of different aspects of public budgeting are examined in an effort to introduce future public administrators to one of the largest challenges they will face. The development of the budget is affected by a number of factors, each of which must be identified and dealt with in order to prepare a comprehensive and effective budget. The political aspect of budget decisions and the ramifications of those decisions are extremely important as well. This course is designed to provide students in public administration with an introduction to budgeting in public agencies.||3|
|MPA 868||Public Personnel Administration||Public Personnel Administration examines the issues surrounding the employment and the managing of human resources in the public sector.||3|
MBA Core Curriculum
|Course Number||Course Title||Description||Credits|
|MBA 800||Managerial Economics||Managerial Economics provides a clear and balanced presentation of relevant economic theories and instruments. The focus of this course will be on the application of these relevant theories and the tools of analysis of decision-making science to examine how a firm makes optimal managerial decisions in the face of the constraints it faces. It will teach students how to deal with the nature of the firm, and how and why it is organized the way it is, in order to make students better, more efficient and more highly rewarded executives. The course should be thought of as applied economics, emphasizing those topics of the greatest interest and importance to managers. These topics include demand, production, cost, pricing, market structure and government regulations. A strong grasp of the principles that govern economic behavior is an important managerial asset. Students will learn how to apply these principles in appropriate situations. Undergraduate economics prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 815||Applied Statistical Methods||Applied Statistical Methods studies statistical methods used in business decision-making, including the use of both descriptive and inferential techniques, probability, regression, and research study designs . Application and integration of statistical methods in business-related fields is emphasized along with the use of computer analysis. Undergraduate statistics prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 830||Corporate Finance||Corporate Finance studies the function of finance and the flow of funds within the corporation. This course emphasizes financial analysis, decision-making, planning and controlling, capital acquisition and use, and strategic planning. Prerequisite: undergraduate finance or equivalent. Undergraduate finance prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 840||Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making||Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making is the study of the interpretation and use of Accounting reports in decision making. Topics covered include financial statements, forecasting of financial performance/budgeting, cost-profit relationships, break-even analysis, and management planning and control. Undergraduate accounting prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 875||Business Ethics||Business Ethics studies contemporary business issues facing managers . Emphasis will be on developing theoretical skills for analyzing ethical issues and competing claims, and formulating sound well-grounded policies. Also covered will be development of an understanding of how society develops and changes ethical norms.||3|
|MBA 880||Leadership and Organizational Behavior||Leadership and Organizational Behavior is designed to increase one's effectiveness and skill in analyzing and understanding organizations and their attendant processes. Behavioral science concepts and theories are studied. Individual, group, and structural behavior and concepts are presented. A special emphasis on leadership is provided. Undergraduate management prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 910||Human Resources Management||Human Resources Management is a study of the management and administrative issues related to group and individual performances and their effective contribution to the organizational objectives . Strategies for successful self-management, team building and delegation will be emphasized.||3|
|MBA 890||Strategic Management||Capstone: Taken Last. Strategic Management incorporates utilization of a textbook, Capstone Foundation simulation, and other resources such as Internet and workplace materials. Undergraduate marketing prerequisite required.||3|