Online Master of International Health Management

The Master of International Health Management degree offers you an inside look at some of the most pressing global health challenges of the modern era, along with the knowledge and experience you need to make a meaningful impact on health care practices around the world.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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International health management combines global health industry knowledge with financial, business, policy and management skills to lead and develop a health care institution. The Master of International Health Management is a professional degree that provides specialized coursework on a range of key topics in global health management, health care finance and economics, patient safety and more. The online program features four learning tracks that can help you pursue international health careers that match your personal and professional interests, including:

  1. Hospital management.
  2. Health economics.
  3. Health informatics.
  4. Quality improvement in health care.
 

The Arizona State University online MIHM program is built on international collaboration, global awareness and cultural competence, making it ideal for students interested in leadership and management roles in health organizations in the US and internationally. In this master’s in global health degree, you can obtain the specialized knowledge and experience you need to improve health care systems across the globe thanks to a partnership with University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

As a part of a partnership called the PLuS alliance, faculty members at the UNSW will work with ASU faculty to provide students their industry expertise and networking opportunities across the globe. This makes the international health management master’s program ideal for students seeking a career in health care that reaches across the world to impact health in all parts of the globe.

This 30-credit-hour master’s in global health program is designed to be completed in one year and is offered in 7.5-week sessions. To graduate, students must create a professional portfolio that demonstrates their mastery of the core concepts in their chosen learning track.

Featured courses

This program offers you a variety of learning opportunities that directly relate to your future international health careers, from health care policy and finance management to applied biostatistics and process engineering. The MIHM program’s coursework includes:


Required core

Health Care Management and Finance


Required core

Comparative Heath Care Systems (UNSW)


Track

Hospital management: High-Value Patient-Centered Care


Track

Hospital management: Process Engineering


Track

Hospital management: Healthcare Economics and Financial Management


Track

Hospital management: Health Leadership and Workforce Management


Track

Health informatics: Applied Biostatistics in Medicine and Informatics


Track

Health informatics: Fundamentals of Health Informatics


What does an international health professional do?

After completing a master’s in global health such as the MIHM online, you can pursue a wide range of international health careers in medical facilities, outpatient clinics, nonprofit organizations and more. As the health care market continues to expand, the need for knowledgeable health care workers will create new opportunities for professionals with informatics, leadership, management and finance experience. Some possible career paths include:

Hospital administrator

Health care consultant

Clinic manager

Process improvement professional

Population health analyst

International health policy analyst

Global health project manager

Global health finance officer

Health care auditor

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Apply to ASU’s online master’s in international health management

Applicants to ASU’s online Master of International Health Management program must meet 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 and health promotion.

Application requirements

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. 

6,500+


students.

250+


Barrett honors scholars.

160+


faculty members.

$14.5 million


in research expenditures.

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