As the demand for health care service managers continues to increase, Excelsior College plans to help cater to the demand by adding a Health Care Management concentration to its online MBA program. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for the career focus will increase 16% by 2018.
Excelsior College’s Health Care Management concentration is a collaboration of its School of Health and Sciences and its School of Business and Technology, which will include 27 graduate level credits and is for students who have already achieved a bachelor’s degree in a healthcare or health services program. The concentration includes courses in Communication Strategy for the Health Care Leader; Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations; and Health Care Policy, Politics and Power.
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“The growing health care field is pushing demand for educated, senior-level practitioners and this program will provide the intellectual foundation and the practical skills necessary to forge successful, innovative leaders,” said Dr. Jane LeClair, dean of the School of Business and Technology.
Registration for the program will began June 13.
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