Masters of Healthcare Management

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Mission

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management at Atlantis University is an intensive graduate degree program designed to instruct students in the theories and practices of the modern healthcare management environment.

The program is designed to prepare students for positions of leadership, and to provide students with a broad comprehensive view of advanced studies in healthcare management.

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management program aims to improve decision-making capabilities of our students by providing a functional business foundation and enhancing their analytical, communicational, and technological skills, enabling students to contribute intellectually to the business management profession.

Program Description

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management at Atlantis University is an intensive graduate degree program designed to instruct students in the theories and practices of the modern healthcare management environment.

The program is designed to prepare students for positions of leadership, and to provide students with a broad comprehensive view of advanced studies in healthcare management.

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management program aims to improve decision-making capabilities of our students by providing a functional business foundation and enhancing their analytical, communication, and technological skills, enabling students to contribute intellectually to the business management profession.

 

Objective

Graduates who choose to pursue a career in Healthcare Management will be prepared to plan, organize, lead, control, and evaluate quality improvement initiatives in healthcare organizations. The program is designed for working adults who want to expand their careers and strengthen their credentials as healthcare managers, administrators, and consultants.

 

What you’ll learn

  • Leadership in Healthcare
  • HR Fundamentals and Organizational Dynamics
  • MIS for Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • Financial Management for Decision Makers
  • Public Health Administration
  • Special Topics in US Healthcare System
  • Long-Term and Geriatric Administration
  • Final Research Project (Community Health Assessment)
  • Healthcare Management Capstone Course

 

What you’ll learn

The MBA program at Atlantis University instructs graduate students in the theories and practices of the modern business world. The goal is for them to attain positions of leadership with the ability to manage a comprehensive and complex business organizations.

Students will work on improving their decision-making skills, enhancing their analytical process, becoming stronger communicators, developing new technological skills, and representing themselves professionally in their work environment.

Those who complete this program will be qualified to pursue leadership positions in a range of industries where a strong grasp of business is needed.

Program breakdown by courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
HSA 520Special Topics in US Healthcare System3.0 credit hours
HSA 540Leadership in Healthcare3.0 credit hours
MAN 531HR Fundamentals & Organizational Dynamics3.0 credit hours
HSA 565MIS for Healthcare Management3.0 credit hours
HSA 575Healthcare Policy and Ethics3.0 credit hours
HSA 580Public Health Administration3.0 credit hours
FIN 644Financial Management for Decision Makers3.0 credit hours
HSA 630Methods of Health Care Negotiation & Conflict Resolution3.0 credit hours
HSA 649Research Project (Community Health Assessment)3.0 credit hours
HSA 699Healthcare Management Capstone Project 3.0 credit hours
 

Admissions Requirements

Must be 18 years or older or have written permission from a parent or legal guardian.

Complete in-person interview.

Complete enrollment agreement.

Provide a copy of high school diploma, or high school transcript, or GED, or similar document if applicant completed secondary education in another country. Documents from non-English speaking countries must be translated into English and evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that the degree/or credits earned are equivalent to a degree/credits earned at a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Applicants will not be required to provide proof of high school graduation when they provide the following:

  • Verification (official transcripts) of college credits or an earned degree from an accredited institution recognized by the United States Department of Education;
  • If documents are from another country: An evaluation of an official transcript by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that the degree/or credits earned are equivalent to a degree/credits earned at a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States.

Provide official transcript from other licensed or approved postsecondary schools if seeking transfer credit. Documents from non-English speaking countries must be translated into English and evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that the degree/or credits earned are equivalent to a degree/credits earned at a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Acceptable postsecondary institutions of education include:

  • a) Institutions accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, or
  • b) Institutions recognized by the Department / Ministry of Education of the country where the institution is in operation.

Programs are taught in English or Spanish. Class starts vary depending upon the language of instruction.

All International students must have earned the following score on
the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Paper Based – 500; Computer Based (CBT) – 173.

The TOEFL is not required for applicants who:

  • Have graduated from a college or university in the United States accredited in a manner accepted by Atlantis University.
  • Are from one of the following countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Sierre Leone, South Africa, Tobago, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States or Zimbabwe

TOEFL Waivers: Atlantis University will consider, on a case-by-case basis, waiver requests from applicants who fall into at least one of the following categories:

  • The applicant has completed, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0, at least one year full-time study at a recognized secondary school, college or university whose primary language of instruction is English,
  • The applicant has completed a high level of intensive English study,
  • The applicant has proof of earning a passing score on an English Proficiency Exam
  • The applicant has three years residency in the US, working in an establishment where all activities are conducted in English
  • In addition, all applicants must complete the English Placement Test provided by Atlantis University with a grade of A or B. Otherwise, applicants will have to complete an English course to improve their English proficiency.

Official transcripts and any other documentation must be forwarded to the University by the granting institution

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