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Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration Online

The TAMIU online Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration gives you the business knowledge to successfully navigate healthcare challenges.


Program Overview

Broaden your business knowledge and move into management roles within the healthcare sector with a TAMIU online Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration online.

$10,990.50

Total Tuition

Tuition
as few as 15 months

Program Duration

Calendar
30

Credit Hours

Credit Hours

In the TAMIU MBA in Healthcare Administration, you will develop valuable team leadership expertise, the ability to improve processes and manage projects, and the insights to solve complex issues in healthcare. The online curriculum includes essential MBA standards such as strategic management, managerial economics, and marketing with a focus on aspects of the unique challenges that healthcare administrators face. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs.

Specialty coursework in healthcare administration includes applying organizational behavior theories in a healthcare setting, analyzing leadership styles for quality and cost management, and implementing healthcare informatics within the role of evidence-based practice.

If you don't hold an undergraduate degree in business or your business background is limited, you can learn the basics in our helpful prep-module courses. Each prep-module is a 2-credit hour course covering foundational concepts in finance, economics, accounting, information systems, management and marketing.

Benefit from flexible admission requirements, including a GMAT/GRE waiver for those who qualify, and six start dates per year. Our accelerated, 7-week courses are delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, so you can balance personal and professional obligations while earning your degree. You can complete your degree in as few as 15 months.

In the TAMIU MBA in Healthcare Administration online program, you will learn to:

  • Understand organizational behavior and theory as it relates to healthcare systems
  • Utilize methods for analyzing organizational systems
  • Collate the evidence to identify solutions to improve outcomes in healthcare settings
  • Analyze theories, principles and concepts underpinning the field of healthcare and nursing informatics
  • Integrate information technology culture, processes, roles, and related terminology to maximize patient safety, cost-effectiveness and healthcare outcomes
  • Use ethical principles and standards in the development of policies for health information technologies
  • Examine informatics issues for regulation, accreditation and security of automated applications in healthcare
  • Examine the impact of health information on populations and healthcare providers

Programs in the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

Tuition for the TAMIU Healthcare Administration Master of Business Administration program is affordable and can be paid by the course. All fees are included.

In-State Tuition:

The following tuition applies only to Texas residents.

Per Credit Hour $366.35
Per Three Credit Course $1,099.05
Program Tuition $10,990.50

Out-of-State Tuition:

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Per Credit Hour Per Three Credit Course Program Tuition
$855.84 $2,567.52 $25,675.20
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Calendar

The TAMIU MBA in Healthcare Administration online program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring six start dates each year. Choose the start date that is best for you.

Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline

Fall I 2021

08/23/2021

08/09/2021

08/16/2021

08/18/2021

08/20/2021

Fall II 2021

10/18/2021

10/04/2021

10/11/2021

10/13/2021

10/15/2021

Spring I 2022

01/18/2022

01/04/2022

01/11/2022

01/12/2022

01/14/2022

Spring II 2022

03/21/2022

02/28/2022

03/07/2022

03/09/2022

03/21/2022

Summer I 2022

05/16/2022

05/02/2022

05/09/2022

05/11/2022

05/13/2022

Summer II 2022

07/05/2022

06/21/2022

06/28/2022

06/29/2022

07/01/2022

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Graduate Programs Degree Plan

Admissions

You must meet the following requirements for admission into the TAMIU MBA in Healthcare Administration.

MBA online admission requirements

Automatic Admission – Applicants who have all of the following will be automatically admitted by the Graduate School*:

  • Official transcripts documenting an earned undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited business school
  • Upper-level GPA of 3.0 or higher or, in the case of international applicants, a 3.0 or higher on the last 60 hours of completed work
  • Resume documenting the applicant's background, including work experience, along with three references and contact information for these references
  • Acceptable TOEFL/IELTS score report for international applicants or domestic applicants whose university/college studies were done outside the United States. TOEFL minimum score is 79, and IELTS minimum score is 6.5. Scores must be no more than two years old.

*Applicants who meet all the above criteria, except having a degree from an accredited business school—i.e., non-business background—can be automatically admitted with the provision that the ARSSB will review to determine the proper sequence of required prep modules needed for the student to take.

Applicants requiring further review – Applicants who do not satisfy the criteria required for Automatic Admission must also submit the following:

  • The submission of a score on the GRE or the GMAT, or the PAEP (for applicants from Mexico). Score must be from the last five years
  • Personal statement with 300 words or more describing career and personal goals
  • Two reference letters

International Transcript Evaluation:
TAMIU does their own foreign credential evaluations. Graduate Studies does not require third party evaluations nor are obligated to accept the results, or GPA calculations, if an evaluation is submitted. If an applicant submits an official evaluation, the evaluation does not replace official transcripts or certificates of graduation.

Note: The upper-level GPA is a calculated grade-point average of all upper level courses. Upper level is defined as all junior and senior level courses. Institutions use course numbers to make these designations. For example, TAMIU uses 3000 courses for junior level courses and 4000 courses for senior level courses.

Official transcripts from all institutions attended can be sent to:

Texas A&M International University
Graduate School
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041
OR
Electronically to [email protected]

For documents other than transcripts, please upload to your application portal located here. If transcripts are uploaded to the portal, you will be asked to resend all official transcripts by mail or email and will delay the application process.

Have a question? Call us at 844-872-8712.

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Courses

Curriculum for the MBA in Healthcare Administration program is comprised of 10 courses (30 credit hours), including 21 credit hours of core courses and nine credit hours of healthcare administration electives.

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A student who does not possess an undergraduate degree in Business Administration (BBA) from an accredited university will be required to take prep-module courses that will help prepare you for your MBA journey. Program advisors will determine what prep-module courses are required. The three prep-modules will cover; concepts in Finance and Economics; concepts in Accounting and Healthcare Administration Information Systems; and concepts in Healthcare Administration and Marketing. Each course is worth 2 credit hours and graded on a pass/fail basis. 2 SCH will be billed at $671.62.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: N/A

This course provides the foundation in finance and economics necessary for admission to the MBA program. Grading for the course is on a P/F basis.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: N/A

This course provides the foundation in accounting and information systems necessary for admission to the MBA program. Grading for the course is on a P/F basis.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: N/A

This course provides the foundation in management and marketing necessary for admission to the MBA program. Grading for the course is on P/F basis.

You must take the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The purpose of this course is to strengthen the student's ability to analyze a problem, locate resources, conduct an investigation and prepare a final written report. Written and oral presentations are integral components of this course. Class should be taken within the first 12 hours of MBA course work.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This is a study of the strategic management process dealing with the analysis of a firm in its global environment and the formulation, implementation, control and evaluation of strategies. Written and oral presentations are integral components of this course. Course should be taken 9 hours prior to graduation.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This is an intensive study of financial statement analysis. Topics covered include study of the basic accounting concepts and principles related to financial statement analysis; liquidity, solvency and profitability analyses; sources of financial analysis information; and personal financial statements.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course shows the student how to apply economic analysis to complex business decisions. Topics covered include the application of consumer and competitive firm theories, market organizations and structures, strategic pricing policies in regulated and unregulated domestic and international markets, and production possibilities and planning.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on the analysis, evaluation and application of contemporary theories of finance. Material covered includes the financial environment, valuation concepts, capital budgeting, capital structure and dividend policy, working capital management, issues in international finance, mergers and acquisitions, and long-term financing.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This is a seminar in current foundation management concepts. This course includes theoretical and applied perspectives of management. Other topics will include areas such as organizational behavior, organizational theory, leadership, ethics, human resource management and other relevant management topics.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course includes an analytical approach to the marketing management of a firm, emphasizing the development of competitive marketing strategies in a dynamic environment and implementation of marketing activities through methods, policies and organizational structures.

You must take the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on the application of organizational behavior theories in the health care setting. The integration of evidence-based practice to improve outcomes is emphasized. Methods for analyzing organizational systems are evaluated.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on the analysis, synthesis and application of management science to address current and emerging changes and transitions in health care systems. Leadership styles for quality/cost management, with a focus on transformational leadership, will be examined.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on current informational technology strategies related to the management of individuals, groups, and organizations. Students will examine the implementation and use of nursing informatics, and the role of informatics in evidenceā€based practice.

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