Students interested in healthcare, as well as healthcare practitioners ready to take the next step in their careers, can prepare for leadership and managerial roles with the Healthcare Management concentration in the Business Management program.
Build on existing skills and prepare to assume expanded managerial responsibilities in health care organizations, start a new practice, or prepare for graduate studies. Learn analytical skills to manage budgets and plan finances in healthcare settings, from independent practices to large hospitals and research facilities. Practice the interpersonal and supervisory skills needed to advance your career.Read More
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management (MGTB) program is designed to prepare students with an associate degree in any field to acquire a broad range of knowledge and skills needed to be successful managers or small business owners in a variety of fields.
The BS program in Business Management emphasizes a blend of technical, analytical and people skills. Students practice in labs to simulate what they will be doing in the typical workplace, with particular focus on technology and interpersonal communication. Courses are delivered in a combination of face-to-face and online learning experiences, reflecting today’s workplace.
The program provides education and hands-on training in management and leadership, accounting, finance, marketing, operations and project management. Students improve their skills in teamwork and presenting information effectively, and participate in simulations to practice negotiation, customer service and sales, and employee supervision. An emphasis on technical skills, such as analyzing data, includes exploring the latest applications for organizational productivity. Students develop entrepreneurial skills needed to start and manage a small business.
The BS program in Business Management also provides opportunities for students in specific fields –automotive service/transportation, or healthcare/respiratory care – to concentrate on management topics specific to those fields through a set of courses focused on these industries.
Graduates of the Business Management (MGTB) program may be qualified to work in positions such as business analyst, accounting or operations analyst, project manager, department supervisor, marketing analyst, customer service manager, or business owner.
Graduates of the Business Management program with the Healthcare Management/Respiratory Care (MGTH) concentration will prepare for leadership and managerial roles in the health care field, for advanced clinical practice, or for graduate study.
What can a healthcare management degree do?
With a healthcare management degree, individuals can pursue work as hospital administrations, healthcare consultants, lobbyists, directors, and other high-power positions.
How long does it take to get a healthcare management degree?
A master’s degree program in healthcare management typically takes two years to complete, though NEIT’s online program offers a flexible schedule for working professionals.
Is healthcare management stressful?
Though the field of healthcare management can be stressful at times, it is worth the effort. The field offers competitive salaries as well as the opportunity to make an impact on local healthcare policy.