Online Doctor of Behavioral Health – Management
The Doctor of Behavioral Health with a concentration in management program offered through the College of Health Solutions is designed to prepare future healthcare managers for the rapidly changing medical care marketplace. Specializing with a doctorate in behavioral health with a management concentration can help you advance your career in healthcare administration and tackle some of the most challenging issues in modern medicine.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 18
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 84
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A Doctor of Behavioral Health with a management concentration from ASU explores current issues in management and behavioral care in integrated primary care environments. The DBH degree’s management concentration can help you develop the tools, training and experience to pursue leadership roles in healthcare administration and keep pace with new trends in behavioral intervention.
The Doctor of Behavioral Health with a management concentration is an 84-credit program focused on preparing you for the rapidly evolving integrated care landscape. The curriculum features synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities, which allow you to set your own schedule and communicate with peers and professors in real time. In addition to the ASU Online coursework, you’ll have access to live webinars with faculty members and internship opportunities in real-world healthcare settings. The DBH degree culminates in a unique capstone research project that involves developing a comprehensive business plan that aligns with your personal and professional interests. You are also required to complete 135 internship hours.
What will I learn in a Doctor of Behavioral Health program?
The behavioral health management curriculum focuses on:
- Integrated behavioral health programs: Learn how to improve patient experiences, support positive clinical outcomes and reduce healthcare costs and inefficiencies.
- Quality and performance measurement: Improve healthcare delivery and patient outcomes by adopting the new Accountable Care Organization model.
- Business entrepreneurship: Maximize your earning potential by identifying and adapting to organizational and market demands.
ASU also offers a doctorate in behavioral health with a clinical concentration program, 100% online, for students interested in more hands-on roles. If you want to explore which behavioral health career path is right for you, check out our informative article comparing ASU Online’s clinical and management concentrations.
Doctor of Behavioral Health with a management concentration courses
Quality and Performance Measurement, Improvement, and Incentives
Population Based Health Management
Healthcare Systems: Organization, Delivery and Economics
Behavioral Health Entrepreneurship
Models of Integrated Primary Care
Behavioral Healthcare Management
Healthcare Information Management
Healthcare Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues
What can you do with a behavioral health degree?
Graduates of the Doctor of Behavioral Health program with a management concentration can pursue a variety of career opportunities throughout the healthcare industry, including:
How to apply to the ASU Online Doctor of Behavioral Health program
Applicants to the Doctor of Behavioral Health program with a management concentration must possess a master’s degree (in any field) from a regionally accredited institution and fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.
Developing the health workforce of the future
At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more.
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