MBA in Healthcare Management
210819 Nasir Assar
Associate Professor of Economics; MBA Program Director
The High Point University MBA in Healthcare Management offers an opportunity for potential managers to excel in one of the most sought after careers in the United States. Students enjoy small classes and personal interaction with experienced professors who focus on a quality graduate learning experience. In the classroom, current business knowledge is delivered through the use of case studies, simulations, and a variety of projects. The program consists of 10 graduate courses (30 semester hours), which may be completed within 12 months.

Program Overview

HPU has the only MBA in Healthcare Management in the Piedmont Triad region.

Approximately 290,000 healthcare managers will be needed within the next 10 years.  Healthcare represents over 18% of the GDP and consumes the largest amount of private sector spending in the US economy.  Job growth in the Triad region of North Carolina is expected to be 14% in the next 5 years.

HPU’s MBA with a Concentration in Healthcare Management consists of 6 traditional MBA courses and 4 elective courses focusing specifically on the healthcare management area. These courses include:

MGT 5600 – Healthcare Management
MGT 5620 – Human Resources in Healthcare
MGT 5640 – The Economics of Healthcare
MGT 5660 – Strategic Management in Healthcare