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Program Description
focus on Health Care Administration

The Professional MBA Program with a focus on Health Care Administration consists of 39 credit hours, or 13 classes, taken over 16 months. Students enroll in five 8-week terms the first year, and two 8-week terms the second year, taking two classes per term. Classes are held in Clark Hall at the Reeves School of Business at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, meeting two weekends per term over the course of the year (on a Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday.) Students will complete additional course work for each class online between on-campus weekends.

The Core

Professional MBA students in the Health Care Administration focus take the following courses during the program:

Core Courses

  • MBA 5000 Accounting for Managers
  • MBA 5050 Business Ethics
  • MBA 5200 Advanced Financial Management
  • MBA 5410 Organization and Leadership in Health Care Organizations
  • MBA 5500 Marketing Management
  • MBA 5700 Applied Business Statistics
  • MBA 5990 Capstone

Focus Courses

  • MBA 5100 Managerial Economics
  • MBA 5350 Business Law
  • MBA 5550 Operations Management/Global Business
  • MBA 5600 Health Policy Issues
  • MBA 5650 Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations

Each course utilizes a combination of lectures, case studies, and other activities with the majority of the activities focused on health care administration.

The Capstone

Each student completes a capstone project during the last two terms of the program that will be individually tailored to the student's goals and career expectations. A project will be completed in the student's area of specialization, often in conjunction with his/her employer.