Online Master of International Health Management
Today’s global health systems face complex problems that require innovative solutions. When you earn a Master of International Health Management from Arizona State University, you can take the first step toward solving health care challenges that span continents, time zones and hemispheres.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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Who’s an ideal candidate for a master’s in international health management?
The ideal candidate is interested in health on a global scale and wants to gain leadership and management skills. If you have a clinical background, you’ll hone your skills in leadership and administration. By contrast, if you have a business background, you’ll learn how to apply your core skills to careers in global health systems.
You’ll also gain the skills needed to apply management principles, such as economics, finance, safety, informatics and policy, to the global health industry. You’ll study with faculty from two global research universities, offering you the opportunity to explore approaches to health system management in international environments.
What can I learn in the master’s in health care management program?
You’ll learn about global private and public health systems, providing you with an understanding of how these institutions operate around the world. You’ll also gain knowledge about topics, such as health informatics, infectious disease control, policymaking, economic analysis and more. After completing two core courses, you’ll select select a specialization in one of four available tracks:
- Health economics.
- Health informatics.
- Hospital management.
- Quality improvement in health care.
Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to earn Six Sigma Green Belt certification, a credential highly valued by employers.
Featured international health management courses
You’ll take two core courses that cover health care management, finance and comparative health systems. You’ll also complete three elective courses, four courses in your chosen track and a capstone series. Courses may include:
Comparative Health Care Systems
Health Care Management and Finance
Fundamentals of Health Informatics
Health Care Systems and Design
Health Economics, Policy and Payment Models
Health Informatics Database Modeling and Applications
High-Value Patient Centered Care
Innovation and the Individual
What can I do with a master’s in international health management?
Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for a variety of management and analyst roles in the health care industry. You can pursue roles in clinics, nonprofit organizations, hospitals, among many other settings in the U.S. and internationally. Potential career paths include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
Applicants to the Master of International Health Management program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.
Eligible candidates should possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a related field such as biology, chemistry, biochemistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health, biomedical informatics, social work, pre-med, nutrition or health promotion.
An academic community with robust partnerships in the field
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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