The healthcare industry is ablaze with opportunity, with a strong, upward trajectory of double-digit job growth projections - more than twice the growth expected in all occupations. The need for well-educated professionals at the helm of that growth is more important than ever before. Healthcare management provides unique opportunities to combine the best in business standards with highly focused healthcare principles, concepts, systems and practices.
Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Healthcare degree - SNHU was one of the first online universities in the nation to offer an MSM in Healthcare - will equip you with the people and project management skills needed to be flexible, responsive and resilient when faced with complex business challenges. At the same time, it will provide critical knowledge integral to strategic decision-making and promotion of continuous, enterprise-wide healthcare quality improvement. The master's in healthcare management will position you as a confident, creative and graceful manager at a pivotal time in healthcare and other key industries.
SNHU's master’s in healthcare management degree program provides a dynamic fusion of vital business principles with a solid concentration in healthcare. Among the business principles you'll explore are: effective business communication; project management; organizational culture and brand; leadership; strategic planning; and talent support and development. Core management courses enable graduates to embrace broad opportunities in a variety of organizations, while concentration courses allow for more focused managerial positions within healthcare.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your online master’s in healthcare management at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
Healthcare is the largest industry in the U.S. - and the second largest employer nationwide with more than 11 million jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects, employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 20% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.* As one of the first online universities to offer an online master's in healthcare management, SNHU's program continues to evolve to meet marketplace demand, positioning you for success in procuring management roles in the healthcare segment and other diverse industries.
Upon completion of the online master's in healthcare management program, you'll be able to:
According to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)*, healthcare executives are needed in many settings, including:
This 36-credit, 12-course program encompasses seven core management courses, four healthcare concentration courses and one capstone course. Core management courses enable graduates to embrace broad opportunities in a variety of organizations, while concentration courses allow for more focused managerial positions within healthcare.
Total Credits: 36
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.