Online MBA in Healthcare Management Program
Gain the skills necessary to lead at the intersection of business and healthcare with Case Western Reserve University’s online MBA in Healthcare Management. Our holistic curriculum equips you with foundational knowledge in marketing, finance, operations, analytics and business strategy while providing immersive learning opportunities through our residency program.
Healthcare MBA Program Highlights
Core MBA Fundamentals
Gain fundamental MBA knowledge applicable across various industries with a strategic healthcare management focus.
Immerse yourself in practical knowledge shared by industry leaders from our collaborating health systems. Learn through regular classes, virtual interviews and engaging summer residencies.
Experience an integrative curriculum that connects you with faculty from across our esteemed schools, including business, medicine, engineering and law.
Why a Case Western Reserve Online MBA in Healthcare Management?
When you choose Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, you join a community of ambitious peers, world-renowned faculty and dedicated alumni.
Our online healthcare MBA program equips you with the management skills to solve real-world business challenges and lead healthcare organizations. You’ll benefit from rigorous yet flexible classes and complete hands-on training during two in-person residency experiences at some of the nation’s top-ranked hospitals. Our immersive training program allows you to apply healthcare management lessons in real life while you grow your network, hone your skills, and build your confidence to succeed across different healthcare settings.
Learn from distinguished Weatherhead faculty and leaders about your journey as an online MBA in Healthcare Management student at Case Western Reserve.
Program Overview for the Online MBA in Healthcare Management
Case Western Reserve’s online MBA in Healthcare Management program is tailored for early- to mid-career healthcare professionals pursuing leadership roles. The program features a core MBA curriculum and a healthcare management concentration to help you become an effective healthcare leader.
Through a blend of live class sessions, self-paced modules, and experiential in-person residencies, you’ll learn how to create new systems, optimize processes, and minimize operational disruptions, ultimately improving organizational efficiency and patient experience.
Our healthcare-focused curriculum builds on our long-standing relationships with four nationally recognized institutions: Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth System, and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.
48 credit hours
Estimated Time to Complete
8 academic terms (fall, spring, summer)
Each course will have an average of 60-90 minutes of live class sessions per week
Career Outlook for MBA in Healthcare Management
EXPLORE THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE
What attracted me to Case Western was the MBA program. Working at Cleveland Clinic, many of my peers, colleagues, and mentors actually graduated from the CWRU MBA program and said great things. Applying for the program was an easy decision for me to not only advance my career but also obtain an MBA degree from a great school.Bill Beutler, Online MBA, 2025
Administrative Director, Medical Operations at Cleveland Clinic
Case Western Reserve Online MBA Faculty
Case Western Reserve’s online MBA faculty have extensive expertise in fields including investment banking, sales management, digital urban entrepreneurship, and computer program development.
Philip Cola, PhD
Lilly Coye, EdD
Scott Fine, MBA
Suzanne Healy, EdD
Gregory Jonas, PhD
Pooyan Kazemian, PhD
Tom King, DM
Chris Laszlo, PhD
Tracey Messer, PhD
Simon Peck, PhD
Roman Sheremata, PhD
J.B. Silvers, PhD
Danny Solow, PhD
Ellen Van Oosten, PhD, BCC
Mark Votruba, PhD
Youngjin Yoo, PhD
Online MBA in Healthcare Management FAQs
Read answers to frequently asked questions about our online MBA in Healthcare Management program.
The Case Western Reserve MBA admissions committee assesses applications holistically, considering both academic history and work experience. Our online MBA in Healthcare Management program is ideal for healthcare professionals who work in clinical and non-clinical roles as well as managers and administrators outside of healthcare. A bachelor’s degree and three to five years of work experience are required at minimum. Review our healthcare MBA program admissions requirements for more information.
Our classes are held online, allowing you to study and work from your current location. However, you will be required to attend two three-and-a-half-day residency experiences at Cleveland’s top hospitals.
Our online healthcare MBA program is designed for working professionals. You can attend live classes from anywhere in the world and complete self-paced learning modules at your convenience. Your dedicated student support coach will help you set goals and develop an academic success plan. Explore these time management and planning tips for further insights.
Our two three-and-a-half-day residency experiences take place at nationally ranked hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. You will engage in panel discussions with healthcare administrators, collaborative team activities, and networking opportunities to gain valuable insight into hospital and healthcare leadership roles.
Absolutely! With a projected 54,000 job openings annually and a six-figure median salary, the demand and earning potential for medical and health service managers is substantial (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023). Join a thriving field and learn how to tackle real-world healthcare challenges with confidence by completing our MBA in Healthcare Management.
Case Western Reserve Weatherhead School Accreditation
Case Western Reserve’s Weatherhead School of Management has been an AACSB-accredited business school since 1958. Graduates from AACSB-accredited schools typically benefit from higher employability and competitive salaries.
Online MBA in Healthcare Management Curriculum
Our online MBA in Healthcare Management curriculum blends core MBA and healthcare courses to prepare you for success in today’s complex business landscape. Course topics include lean operations, financial management, population health, artificial intelligence in healthcare, and an immersive residency program to give you essential hands-on experience to stand out to employers.Explore Our Courses
Online MBA in Healthcare Management Admissions
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1. CWRU employees are not eligible for the $10,000 early application scholarship.