Online MBA with a Healthcare Management Track

Become a leader at the intersection of business and healthcare, with a holistic management approach that covers marketing, finance, lean operations, analytics, business strategy and more.

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Program Overview

Prepare to become a critical thinker and innovative leader who can execute changes in the healthcare system for the improved well-being of both individuals and society. Our online MBA program with a healthcare management track offers evidence-based business management skills development for healthcare professionals—at any stage of their career—who aspire to a high-level leadership role.

The program features a core MBA curriculum that can be applied across industries as well as a healthcare management track that accounts for approximately 40 percent of the program’s credits. Our healthcare-focused curriculum builds on our long standing relationships with four nationally recognized Cleveland-based healthcare institutions—Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth, and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center—as well as healthcare expertise found all across the Case Western Reserve University campus. These span the whole range of differing approaches to providing care to diverse populations—from traditional university-based academic medical providers to group practice-centered organizations to federal and essential hospital providers.

Experience top-quality, high-contact teaching from award-winning faculty and learn how to lead your organization by guiding new systems, optimizing processes, responding to disruption and inspiring effective behaviors.

Required Credits

48 Credit Hours

Estimated Time to Complete

8 Academic Terms (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Classroom Time

Each course will have an average of 60-90 minutes of live class sessions per week

Learning Outcomes

The online MBA program is structured to provide a sophisticated understanding of finance, accounting and business strategy as they relate to the healthcare industry. You’ll benefit from a comprehensive review of the opportunities that data analytics provides for improved organizational performance, and you’ll develop the analytic skills necessary for turning raw data into actionable information. As you learn to understand and speak the language of business, you’ll also gain exposure to a wide range of healthcare settings and acquire a network of regional and national contacts in the healthcare sector.

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Program Highlights

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Core MBA Fundamentals

Earn your MBA online through the lens of healthcare. The program is designed to provide you with a core MBA education—including fundamentals that can be applied to any industry—and a management track with strategic application in the healthcare industry.

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Experiential Learning

The experience includes applications and practical knowledge from industry leaders at our collaborating healthcare systems during regular classes, virtual interviews and summer residencies.

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Multidisciplinary Approach

Benefit from the program’s multidisciplinary curriculum. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from faculty at well-respected schools and departments all across the university, including business, medicine, engineering and law.

Meet the Faculty

Diana Bilimoria

Diana Bilimoria

KeyBank Professor
Department Chair, Organizational Behavior
Professor, Organizational Behavior

Scott Fine

Scott Fine

Professor, Banking and Finance

Somali Ghosh

Somali Ghosh

Assistant Professor, Design & Innovation

Gregory Jonas

Gregory Jonas

Senior Associate Dean of Academics and Graduate Programs Associate Professor, Accountancy Regent, Institute of Certified Management Accountants

Pooyan Kazemian

Pooyan Kazemian

Assistant Professor, Operations

Hyowon Kim

Hyowon Kim

Assistant Professor, Design & Innovation

Tom King

Tom King

Department Chair, Accountancy
Director, Master of Accountancy Program
Professor, Accountancy

Satish Nambisan

Satish Nambisan

The Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professorship of Technology Management
Professor, Design & Innovation

Casey Newmeyer

Casey Newmeyer

Assistant Professor of Marketing; Design & Innovation

Jie Ning

Jie Ning

Lewis-Progressive Fellow Associate
Professor, Operations

Simon Peck

Simon Peck

Associate Professor, Design & Innovation

Roman Sheremata

Roman Sheremata

Associate Professor, Economics
Research Affiliate, Economic Science Institute
Associate Fellow, Purdue University Teaching Academy

J.B. Silvers

J.B. Silvers

Professor, Banking and Finance
Member of Board of Directors, Axuall

Danny Solow

Danny Solow

Co-Director, MSM-Operations & Supply Chain Management
Professor, Operations

Ellen Van Oosten

Ellen Van Oosten

Faculty Director of Executive Education
Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior

Li Wang

Li Wang

Assistant Professor, Banking and Finance

Qi Wu

Qi Wu

Lewis-Progressive Fellow Associate
Associate Professor, Operations

Youngjin Yoo

Youngjin Yoo

Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professorship in Entrepreneurship Faculty Director, D&I Initiatives
Professor, Design & Innovation
Visiting Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science
WBS Distinguished Research Environment Professor, University of Warwick

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If you’re ready to take your career to the next level and focus on the management side of healthcare, complete your application. Enrollment advisors are available to discuss any questions or concerns you might have.

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Curriculum

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Career Outlook

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Admissions

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