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Program Profile: Saint Leo’s MBA in Health Care Management

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Feb 5, 2018 11:07:50 AM

Healthcare is an incredibly important field these days, and managerial positions within this industry can make or break how well millions of ill patients are cared for each day.

Saint Leo University is proud to offer an MBA in Health Care Management to help students gain the perfect balance between having an ample business acumen with working in the healthcare field in some capacity.

We recently caught up with Dr. Rafael Rosado-Ortiz, chair of this MBA program and Saint Leo’s Health Care Management Department, to discuss the ins-and-outs of what it offers and how it can benefit students in their professional endeavors.

Q: When was Saint Leo’s MBA in Health Care Management program started, and what were the reasons behind offering it?

A: Saint Leo started this program in the early 1990s at the bachelor’s level.

Over the past several years, there have been many changes made to healthcare, and the number of patients has gone up simply due to a population increase. So, educating students in this field is extremely relevant today.

This program is geared toward those who have some experience in healthcare and are looking to move up the ladder,. We also get students who are looking to make a career change.

Q: What topics are covered in the curriculum?

A: Students must complete 36 credit hours’ worth of coursework for this program, which combines both MBA core courses and the healthcare management courses.

If you enroll, you’ll learn about:

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Topics: MBA, Health Care Management

A Career In Health Care Management That Puts Compassion First

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jul 18, 2016 8:39:55 AM

Online health care management MBA student sets her own course for change.

It was a heartbreaking time for Tameshia Edwards and her family. The health of her cherished and once-vibrant grandmother was declining. She spent weeks in a hospital and then a rehabilitation center, before eventually moving into an assisted living facility.

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Topics: Health Care Management

Preparing For A Career In Health Care Management

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jul 5, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Saint Leo’s online Health Care Management Association and other professional organizations offer students growth opportunities beyond the classroom.

Working toward your online health care management degree? Wondering how to network and learn more about the industry to be ready for your next career move?

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Topics: Health Care Management

Health Care Management: 5 Reasons It’s A Great Career

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jun 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Looking for a challenging business career in a growing field where you can make a difference? Health care management could be for you.

From legislation overhauling the country’s health care system to personnel shortages, health care in the United States today is besieged by unprecedented change.

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Topics: Health Care Management

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