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Master of Health Care Management

Become a leader in the healthcare field with the 100% Online Master of Healthcare Management.

The Master of Healthcare Management provides specialized coursework and a holistic view of the complex and ever-evolving industry to help you become a strategic leader. Offered 100% online to accommodate working adults, the program develops a deep understanding of how management and medicine work together to achieve the goal of superior patient care.

Time to Complete: On average, students complete their MHCM in 3 to 5 semesters

Credits: 10 courses totaling 30 credits

Cost: Current CSU Graduate tuition costs can be found on the Bursar's website

Program Highlights

No matter where you are in your career, the Master of Healthcare Management can help you break into the world of health care or help you advance to the next level.

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Career Outcomes and Job Opportunities

The MHCM program provides the skills and knowledge that strategic healthcare leaders need to advance within the organizations that they serve, as well as their own careers.

The MHCM can prepare you for roles including:

Program Courses

Course Title Credits
HCA 501 Managing People in Health Care Entities 3 Credits
HCA 502 Financial Management for Health Care Managers 3 Credits
HCA 503 Efficiency Management in Health Care 3 Credits
HCA 515 Medical Care Organization 3 Credits
HCA 555 Analysis of Health Care Markets 3 Credits
HCA 602 Public Health Administration 3 Credits
HCA 616 Seminar in Health Quality & Policy 3 Credits
HCA 625 Health Care Informatics for Managers 3 Credits
HCA 640 Health Care Law and Ethics 3 Credits
HCA 660 Integrated Business Strategy for Health Care Administration (capstone course) 3 Credits

Students applying to the Health Care Management program must meet the Admission Requirements for the Graduate College.

Interested students should fill out the Request Information form and indicate their preference for Master of Health Care Management.

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Graduate Business Advising Office
Cleveland State University
MBA and Graduate Programs
1860 E. 18th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: 216.687.3730

Learning Methodology

The MHCM program consists of 10 courses, each 3 credit hours in a variety of topics including: Medical Care Organization, Public Health Administration; Financial Management for Health Care Managers, Managing People, Efficiency Management, Analysis of Health Care Markets and Health Care Informatics to name a few. The program culminates in a capstone course integrating learning from the previous 9 courses.

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Our dedicated team of faculty and business advisors provide opportunities to meet in-person and virtually. The faculty who teach in the program have a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds specific to the healthcare industry including expertise in:


Is the GMAT or GRE required for the Master of Health Care Management?

The GMAT or GRE can be waived for admission to the Master of Health Care Management if the student has a 3.0 or better GPA in their undergraduate degree program. To understand our admissions requirements better, please make an appointment with a graduate business advisor.

How long does the MHCM program take to complete?

A typical full-time student can complete the MHCM in as few as 3 semesters. Most students choose to take 2 classes at a time with degree completion after 5 semesters.

How much does the program cost?

Graduate tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year is $632.35 per credit hour. Click here to learn more about tuition.

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