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Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Management

The College of Business offers an MBA in Health Care Management Degree. This degree prepares students for careers in the exciting and tremendously growing field of health care. From industries such as hospitals, insurance and health services, to pharmaceuticals, biotech, and consulting, there is a huge demand for business professionals with health care acumen. This program will provide students with knowledge in health management, regulations, delivery systems and various industry segments that span the health systems of the 21st century. Courses in this program are offered in collaboration with Stony Brook's School of Health Technology and Management and the College of Business. In addition to health care management expertise, the degree will equip students with broad skills and knowledge in business, accounting, finance, marketing, operations, management, and leadership. It allows for 4 classes in the health care management area, allowing students exposure to various aspects of health care management functions across various types of health care organizations.

Program tracks include a 36 credit track for students with an undergraduate degree in business and a 48 credit track for students with undergraduate degrees other than business. With either track, no work experience is required. The program can be completed full time or part time and can be started in the Fall or Spring semester. Additionally, domestic students can begin the program in Summer Session I. A portion of the MBA program can be taken online, and classes are offered in two Summer sessions and a Winter session.

Students are required to have an average grade of "B" or higher in all courses. Students will have to obtain a GPA of 3.0 or better by the end of their degree, otherwise the degree will not be granted. 

MBA Learning Goals and Objectives

Requirements for the MBA in Health Care Management Degree - 36 Credit Track

[All courses are 3 credit courses]

MBA in Health Care Management Required and Elective Courses
36 Credit Track

I. Required Courses

  • MBA 501 Managerial Economics
  • MBA 503 Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • MBA 506 Leadership, Team Effectiveness and Communications
  • MBA 507 Ethics in Management
  • MBA 511 Technological Innovations
  • MBA 512 Business Planning and Strategic Management
  • MBA 522 Industry Project

II. Health Care
Management Electives

(Choose any 5 courses; you may substitute one
with an MBA elective)

 

* Elective course options subject to change

  • HAS 534 Fundamentals of Health Care Management
  • HAS 535 Essentials of Health Care Financing
  • HAS 536 Health Law
  • HAS 538 Health Economics and Public Policy
  • HAS 541 Strategic Management in Health Care
  • HAS 542 The Political Setting of Public Health Policy and Management
  • HAS 543 and Health Care Planning and Policy
  • HAS 544 Principles of Managed Care
  • HAS 545 Ethics and Health Care
  • HAS 547 Proposal and Grant Writing for the Health Professions
  • HAS 554 Marketing in Health Services
  • HAS 557 Planning and Evaluating Health Programs
  • HAS 570 Business Aspect of Managed Care
  • HAS 576 Workplace 2020

 

Requirements for the MBA in Health Care Management Degree - 48 Credit Track

[All courses are 3 credit courses]

MBA in Health Care Management Required and Elective Courses
48 Credit Track

I. Required Courses

  • MBA 502 Finance
  • MBA 504 Financial Accounting
  • MBA 505 Marketing
  • MBA 589 Operations Management
  • MBA 501 Managerial Economics
  • MBA 503 Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • MBA 506 Leadership, Team Effectiveness and Communications
  • MBA 507 Ethics in Management
  • MBA 511 Technological Innovations
  • MBA 512 Business Planning and Strategic Management
  • MBA 592 Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 522 Industry Project

II. Health Care
Management Electives

(Choose any 4 courses)

 

* Elective course options subject to change

  • HAS 534 Fundamentals of Health Care Management
  • HAS 535 Essentials of Health Care Financing
  • HAS 536 Health Law
  • HAS 538 Health Economics and Public Policy
  • HAS 541 Strategic Management in Health Care
  • HAS 542 The Political Setting of Public Health Policy and Management
  • HAS 543 and Health Care Planning and Policy
  • HAS 544 Principles of Managed Care
  • HAS 545 Ethics and Health Care
  • HAS 547 Proposal and Grant Writing for the Health Professions
  • HAS 554 Marketing in Health Services
  • HAS 557 Planning and Evaluating Health Programs
  • HAS 570 Business Aspect of Managed Care
  • HAS 576 Workplace 2020
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