Doctorate of Business Administration - Healthcare Management & Leadership

Want to position yourself as a leader in healthcare management? Start with a DBA in Healthcare Management from an accredited university.​

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (DBA-HCML) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments.

Want to position yourself as a leader in healthcare management? Start with a DBA in Healthcare Management from an accredited university.

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership (DBA-HCML) program is designed to help students perform applied research and transforms mature learners into leaders. While focusing on advanced decision-making skills and techniques, doctorate candidates also hone the research and writing skills that are required for the high-level of responsibility in academic and business environments.

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Admission Requirements

1) Masters Degree

2) Curriculum Vitae / Professional Resume

3) Application for Admission

Career Outcomes:

Possible career avenues with a Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership

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Hospital CEO

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Pharmaceutical Product Manager

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Medical Practice Manager

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Healthcare Data Analyst

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Healthcare Consultant

What does a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA-HCML) in Healthcare Management and Leadership from CIU include?

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
• Through written and oral communications demonstrate mastery of content knowledge in specialized
healthcare fields for a higher level of understanding for decision making in complex organizational
environments
• Demonstrate critical thinking skills for local and global healthcare business planning and decision making
• Identify and evaluate ethical behavior in healthcare to create plans that enhance processes and optimum return on investments
• Demonstrate effective leadership skills and entrepreneurial mindset for starting new ventures and growing innovative and collaborative economic development
• Apply research approaches to data collection, analysis, and synthesis for organizational effectiveness,
change, and continuous improvement within a healthcare environment

Healthcare Management & Leadership Course Topics Include:

Strategies for healthcare leadership

Marketing for healthcare professionals

Healthcare and the economy

Healthcare management systems

Online Healthcare Management & Leadership (DBA-HCML) Course Curriculum:

The Doctorate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and Leadership degree requires completion of 60 semester credits of coursework which includes 30 credits of Business Core courses, 15 credits of Healthcare Management and Leadership Specialization courses, a Comprehensive Competency Assessment, and 15 credits of Dissertation courses.

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1. Business Core Courses: 30 Credits/10 Courses

A. Economics

  • ECO 615 – Global Economy

B. Finance

  • FIN 605 – Global Business Finance

C. Graduate Level Research

  • GRC 600 – Doctoral Academic Study and Writing
  • GRC 605 – Business Research Methodology and Quantitative Statistics

D. Management

  • MGT 616 – Organizational Change and Development in Management System
  • MGT 610 – Mastering Leadership: Theories and Concepts
  • MGT 618 – International Business
  • MGT 662 – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

E. Marketing

  • MKT 640 –  E-Commerce Models and Applications
  • MKT 645 – Marketing Research in Consumer Behavior

2. Healthcare Management and Leadership Specialization Courses: 15 Credits/5 Courses

  • HCM 603 – Strategies for Healthcare Leadership
  • HCM 612 – Economic Evaluation and Healthcare: Merging Theory with
    Practice
  • HCM 620 – Managing Disaster: Perspective for Healthcare Leaders
  • HCM 625 – Healthcare Marketing: Tools and Techniques
  • HCM 630 – Quality Management in Healthcare: A Systems Approach

3. Comprehensive Competency Assessment: 0 Credits/1 Course

  • Comprehensive Competency Assessment

4. Doctorate Dissertation Courses: 15 Credits/5 Courses

A. Graduate Level Research

  • GRC 641 – Chapter 1 Dissertation Introduction
  • GRC 642 – Chapter 2 Dissertation Literature Review
  • GRC 643 – Chapter 3 Dissertation Methodology
  • GRC 644 – Chapter 4 Dissertation Results and Findings
  • GRC 645 – Chapter 5 Dissertation Conclusions and
    Recommendations/Dissertation Presentation and Oral Defense

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B. Research Project

  • DRP 801 – Introduction to Doctoral Research Project
  • DRP 802 – Doctoral Research Project Literature Support
  • DRP 803 – Doctoral Research Project Research Methodology
  • DRP 804 – Doctoral Research Project Results and Findings • DRP 805 – Doctoral Research Project Conclusions and Recommendations

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