Online Master of International Health Management
Today, health systems face pressing global challenges that require innovative solutions. By earning your Master of International Health Management, you can take the first step on a path toward creative problem-solving in health care. You’ll learn from administrators, researchers and health systems leaders who have experience collaborating across cultures and borders.
Next start date: 01/09/2023
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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What is a Master of International Health Management?
This international health degree emphasizes important managerial concepts in health care, such as health care finance and economics, patient safety and more. You’ll have the chance to work with highly regarded faculty from two global research universities, and explore diverse approaches to health system management and health care problem-solving in an international environment. Students in the program can also build global awareness and cultural competence.
In the program, you can develop insights into both private and public health systems, providing a more comprehensive understanding of how these institutions operate around the world. Leading educators in the program bring to the classroom their experiences in clinical practice, policymaking, economic analysis and more.
What can I learn in the master’s in health care management program?
The Master in International Health Management degree brings together knowledge of the global health industry with abilities in finance, business, policy and management. If you have a clinical background, you can build talents related to leadership and administration. Students who come from the business world can develop a stronger foundation in applying their core skills to global health systems.
All students in the degree take two core courses covering health care management, finance and comparative health systems. You will then select one of the following four tracks for your specialization:
Featured international health management courses
The foundational coursework for the master’s in health care management focuses on issues like finance and the differences between private and public health care systems. In addition, you’ll choose a four-course track while supplementing your core curriculum with a selection of electives. The four tracks you can choose from include hospital management, health economics, quality improvements in health care and health informatics. Classes in the program include:
Health Care Management and Finance
Comparative Health Care Systems (UNSW)
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 health care management?
After earning your international health degree, you can fill management and analyst roles in a wide variety of medical contexts. Graduates may work in clinics, nonprofit organizations, hospitals and many other settings in the United States or around the world. Potential careers include:
International health degree admission requirements
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.
A strong 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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