Program Information

Career health care professionals who want to improve their prospects for advancement, network with other healthcare professionals, and improve their understanding of this dynamic industry can study business fundamentals in the healthcare industry. This program is designed to prepare health care professionals to prosper in the 21st century. The curriculum provides students with a unique blend of knowledge that bridges the world of healthcare and the world of finance, marketing, accounting, and management. The objective of this advanced training is to enable graduate students to manage more effectively at a managerial or executive level in both public and private healthcare settings. This interdisciplinary program involves faculty from the College of Business Administration of the University of New Orleans, the Louisiana State University Medical Center - New Orleans, and lecturers from the healthcare field. The College also offers an Executive Master of Health Care Management Program.

*Program Benefits

  • Acquire skills necessary to prosper in the increasingly competitive healthcare field.
  • A highly focused program.
  • All evening courses.
  • Short-time commitment.
  • Affordable state university tuition.
  • Focused emphasis on business practices in public and private health-care settings (no fluff).
  • No thesis or dissertation required.
  • Excellent networking benefits.
  • Top flight faculty from UNO and LSUMC.
  • Personalized attention.
  • Excellent return on investment.

Curriculum Information

The University of New Orleans has the largest business school in Louisiana, as well as one of the fastest growing executive education programs in the country. Our Master of Health Care Management Program delivers a high-quality, high-value education.

Class Schedules
The MHCM Program consists of 33 credit hours: 11 courses. All students must take the 9 core courses listed below. The balance of 6 credit hours or 2 courses will be taken from approved electives at UNO or LSU Medical Center.

Elective credit will be given to students required to take BA 6014. BA 6014 is required for students with a non-business undergraduate degree who have not had previous coursework in accounting and finance.

The MPH course listings are held at LSU Medical Center. LSUMC cross-enrollment should begin at UNO's Graduate School, Administration Building AD-205. Special Note: Once the course is completed at LSUMC, the student must have a copy of LSUMC's transcript sent to UNO's Registrar's Office.

Curriculum Summary
The objective of the coursework in the program is to survey the general business principles and practical implications then connect those principles and practical implications to health care settings.

The Core Courses are:

ACCT 6131 - Accounting in Health Care Settings

ECON 4250 - Health Care Economics

BA 6010 - Health Care Management
or MPH 269 - Management & Health Services I (LSUMC)

MPH 210 - Principles of Epidemiology (LSUMC)
or EDHS 4111 (UNO)

MKT 4536 - Health Care Marketing

BA 6012 - Culture & Behavior in Health Care Settings

FIN 6350 - Health Care Financial Management

BA 6013 - Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations
or MPH 288 - Health Care Policy (LSUMC)

MPH 258 - Health Law and Ethics (LSUMC)

The balance of 6 credit hours or 2 courses will be taken from approved electives at UNO or LSU Medical Center.

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