The online Healthcare MBA attracts professionals seeking to acquire solid business skills with a clear health focus. The objective? To help you develop a specialized expertise to pursue leadership roles, including health services manager, administrator and executive.
Your background in healthcare makes you particularly well-suited to pursue the online Healthcare MBA at the George Washington University.
Whether you are a practicing physician, administrator, pharmacist or pharmaceutical executive, business professional, nurse, healthcare director or manager, scientist, dentist or dental hygienist, this program offers options to customize your Healthcare MBA and align it with your career goals.
Program and Course Format
Students may begin the program in the Fall, Spring or Summer semesters (August, January, or May). Generally, students will take six credit hours per semester.
All coursework can be completed fully online; please note that there are in-person global and experiential opportunities as well. Cutting-edge, digital courses are organized into learning episodes and are comprised of videos, video cases, podcasts, animations, and other pre-recorded content in addition to traditional reading assignments. Students progress within each learning unit at their own paces, but must complete the learning unit by assigned target dates.
For each course, students will participate in a one hour (per week) guided live classroom sessions, consisting of lectures, case discussions, and/or group activities. These live sessions are offered during evenings/weekends and are announced by the instructor at the beginning of each course. They also are recorded and made available to students within the digital platform. These sessions provide participants with real-time contact with faculty and other students. This mix of digital and live sessions maximizes learning and flexibility.
In addition, to live classroom discussions, faculty are available to students during online office hours offered through the digital classroom platform. Office hours afford students the opportunity to interact informally with faculty and ask questions about course material and assignment feedback.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 46.5 credits, including 34.5 credits in required courses and 12 credits in elective courses.
|MBAD 6205||Business Essentials for Dynamic Markets|
|MBAD 6211||Financial Accounting|
|MBAD 6213||Accounting for Internal Decision Making|
|MBAD 6223||Operations Management|
|MBAD 6224||Decision Making and Data Analysis|
|MBAD 6240||Competition in the Global Economy|
|MBAD 6242||Microeconomics for the World Economy|
|MBAD 6250||Technology for Business in DC|
|MBAD 6263||Organizations and Human Capital|
|MBAD 6288||Strategic Management|
|MBAD 6289||Business Ethics and Public Policy|
|Three courses selected from the following:|
|DNSC 6500||Analytic Skills for Managers|
|ISTM 6500||Technology Skills for Managers|
|ISTM 6502||Working with Databases Using SQL|
|ISTM 6514||Introduction to Artificial Intelligence|
|ISTM 6519||Health Care Analytics and Applications|
|ISTM 6522||Digital Transformation|
|12 credits in graduate-level elective courses, numbered 6000 and above. Up to 6 of these credits may be taken in departments outside the GW School of Business. Students focusing their studies in the healthcare field must take all elective credits in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.|
NOTE: MBAD 6298 may not be applied toward MBA degree requirements.
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