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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 of 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 Professions  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 maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA throughout their academic program. 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 Core Courses

  • MBA 503 Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • MBA 506 Leadership, Team Effectiveness and Communications
  • MBA 507 Ethics in Management
  • MBA 511 Technological Innovations
  • MBA 543 Business Analytics
  • MBA 512 Business Planning and Strategic Management
  • MBA 522 Business Project

 II. Required Health Care Management Courses

  • HPH 508 Health Systems OR HPA 507 Health Systems Performance
  • HPH 529 Fundamentals of Healthcare Management

III. Health Care
Management Electives 

(Choose any 2)

  • HPA 510 Health Finance and Accounting
  • HPA 527 Health Economics and Policy
  • HPA 536 Health Law and Compliance
  • BUS 545 Ethics and Health Care

IV. Free Elective 

(Choose 1)

  • Choose any MBA elective

Please note that this information is used for advising purposes. Students are required to follow the degree requirements published in the Graduate Bulletin for the semester that they began their program. Students should consult their academic advisor if they have any questions regarding their program requirements.   

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 503 Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • MBA 504 Financial Accounting
  • MBA 505 Marketing
  • MBA 592 Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 506 Leadership, Team Effectiveness and Communications
  • MBA 507 Ethics in Management
  • MBA 511 Technological Innovations
  • MBA 543 Business Analytics
  • MBA 589 Operations Management
  • MBA 512 Business Planning and Strategic Management
  • MBA 522 Business Project

 II. Required Health Care Management Courses

  • HPH 508 Health Systems OR HPA 507 Health Systems Performance
  • HPH 529 Fundamentals of Healthcare Management

III. Health Care
Management Electives

(Choose any 2 courses)

  • HPA 510 Health Finance and Accounting
  • HPA 527 Health Economics and Policy
  • HPA 536 Health Law and Compliance
  • BUS 545 Ethics and Health Care

Please note that this information is used for advising purposes. Students are required to follow the degree requirements published in the Graduate Bulletin for the semester that they began their program. Students should consult their academic advisor if they have any questions regarding their program requirements.