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Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management

The Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management (MBA-HCM) program provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills for promotion to executive leadership positions in healthcare. Offered 100% online through the Robert L. Tillman School of Business, the HCM concentration provides students with highly desirable expertise in healthcare quality, patient safety, law and compliance, finance, policy and strategy. MBA-HCM students will acquire a mastery of healthcare quality to reduce errors, maximize efficiency, and improve patient outcomes. Further, by improving their vocation in finance and coding, MBA-HCM students will excel at developing policies and strategies to keep their organizations viable and profitable in the ever-changing healthcare landscape.

An MBA: Healthcare Management degree is for:

  • Individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and now seek graduate business education that includes a focus on healthcare management.
  • Business professionals who are interested in earning an online MBA that includes a specific healthcare concentration.
  • Individuals who have completed some graduate level coursework and now seek the flexibility of an online program for greater work/life balance.

The MBA: Healthcare Management program is uniquely focused on developing an expertise in healthcare while also building a solid foundation of effective business practices applicable to any industry.

Meet the demands for a more highly educated workforce


Financial Aid Breakdown

*Percentage of total students with valid FAFSA on file who attempted Spring hours greater than zero.


BUS 500 Business Essentials
ECO 600 Managerial Economics
MIS 640 Tech for Managerial Decision Making
MGT 640 Leadership & Organizational Behavior
HCM 610 US Healthcare System, Structure, Quality and Patient Safety
BUS 620 Business Ethics
HCM 630 Healthcare Law, Coding & Compliance
BUS 640 Logistics & Operations Management
ACC 610 Managerial Accounting
HCM 640 Healthcare Finance
MKT 640 Marketing Management
BUS 670 Strategic Management
HCM 671 Healthcare Policy and Strategy Implementation

Career Opportunities

C-Suite Healthcare Executive (CEO, CFO, CIO, CMO, COO, etc.)
Medical and Health Services Manager
Executive Director
Healthcare Accounts Manager
Operations Manager
Healthcare Faculty

Degree Course Requirements

39 semester hours required
6 Maximum transfer credits hours allowed*

* from ACBSP or AACSB accredited graduate business programs, on a case-by-case basis

Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission, you must have the following:
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
A minimum 3.0 GPA, or a minimum 2.5 GPA with 5 or more years of professional work experience.
Bachelor’s degrees earned from institutions outside the U.S require analysis. UMO’s preferred provider is International Education Evaluators, Inc. (IEE) at http://www.foreigntranscripts.com/. Please select the full course report option.

In order to sign up for online classes at UMO, you must have regular access to the internet and email. It is highly recommended that students have a personal computer. All University of Mount Olive students have access to a Microsoft Office 365 which will be needed to complete course assignments.