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Expand your career options and enhance your leadership skills with a dual MBA and Health Care Management degree. This degree provides students with the relevant business skills for effective decision making and ethical leadership to improve the quality of health care in hospitals, insurance and managed care companies, pharmaceuticals, public health organizations, biotech firms, and a variety of health care settings.

Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.50
  • GMAT or GRE or equivalent entrance exam results that meet program minimums
  • Prerequisite undergraduate courses in finance and accounting for those who do not have relevant undergraduate coursework or do not exceed GMAT or GRE thresholds

Course Requirements

Semester Hours: Total of 60

Dual MBA/HCM Core Curriculum (21 SH)

Core courses currently shared between the MBA and HCM degrees:

  • OLS 510 Leadership & Management for the Common Good (3 SH)

  • OLS 515 Introduction to Leadership Studies (3 SH)

  • OLS 530 Organizational Behavior OR NURS 628 Systems Approach to Organizational Behavior (3 SH) 

  • OLS 540 Managerial Finance and Accounting I (3 SH)

  • NURS 515 The Health Care Delivery System (3 SH)
  • NURS 516 Application of Legal & Ethical Principles to Health Care (3 SH)
  • NURS 626 Managing in a Complex Health Care Environment (3 SH)

Additional MBA course requirements (12 SH)

  • MBA 555 Human Resource Management (3 SH)

  • MBA 560 Stewardship, Innovation, and Social Entrepreneurship (3 SH)

  • MBA 629 Data Analytics (3 SH)
  • MBA 640 Managerial Finance and Accounting II (3 SH)

Additional HCM course requirements (27 SH)

  • BMC 603 Cross Cultural Health Care (plus additional MBA 650 video project requirement) (3 SH) 
  • BMC 610 Interdisciplinary Seminar I (2 SH)
  • BMC 611 Interdisciplinary Seminar II (2 SH)
  • BMC 613 Research Design & Statistics (2 SH)
  • BMS 571 Abnormal Psychology OR BMS 572 Cognitive Psychology (3 SH)
  • BMS 598 Health Care Internship (3 SH)
  • BMX 611 Biomedicine, Faith & Ethics (2 SH)
  • MHM elective (3 SH)
  • MHM elective (3 SH)
  • Natural science elective (4 SH)
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