Online Master of Healthcare Innovation

Become a leader in health care. You can develop health care leadership skills and create ways to alleviate current health care challenges in the Master of Healthcare Innovation (MHI) offered through the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. This healthcare management degree helps you take on important roles in a rapidly changing industry. In this program, you will take a multidisciplinary approach to health care, including studying change theory, leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and system design.

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Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 11

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 34

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The online healthcare innovation master’s degree is ideal for students who seek to lead in health management.

Healthcare innovation doesn’t only come from one process, outlook or workflow. Instead, it often involves a variety of approaches and considerations. In a similar fashion, the MHI program attracts students with many different backgrounds, both in and outside the world of healthcare. Participants join the program with backgrounds in nursing, health sciences and healthcare architecture, as well as engineering, business administration and journalism.

What is a degree in health management and healthcare innovation?

 

The ASU healthcare innovation master’s program is a fully online degree in health management for students who are already health practitioners, or who desire to become a leader in the health care sector. Thanks to a multidisciplinary approach to health care leadership and administration, the healthcare innovation degree prepares graduates to navigate one of the most changing professional environments: health care.

The Master of Healthcare Innovation program is a total of 34 credit hours across 11 courses that emphasize innovation in the world of healthcare. You will also cover functional considerations including, but not limited to:

  1. Use of evidence in decision-making.
  2. Remodeling system infrastructures.
  3. Financing.
  4. Entrepreneurship.

By incorporating current trends in healthcare and networking opportunities with professionals and faculty across a variety of disciplines, you’ll enjoy a diversified educational environment that continually emphasizes healthcare innovation.

Join one of our online information sessions to learn more about this and other Edson College programs in health and health care.

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Featured courses

The ASU MHI degree, like all of health management degrees offered through the Edson College of Nursing and Innovation, uses courses that engage learners as its foundation. The Seven Pillars of Innovation were developed by the founders of the Master of Healthcare Innovation degree program, and they serve as the foundation for the program’s curriculum. The Seven Pillars are identified as the key components of innovation and they are incorporated throughout the MHI coursework. MHI students complete a final capstone at the end of their degree, and the Seven Pillars must be integrated into the culminating innovation project.

Required core

Innovation and the Individual


Required core

Understanding and Applying Principles of Evidence-Based Practice


Required core

Systems Thinking in a Complex Environment


Required core

IT for Healthcare Innovation


Required core

Advanced Principles and Concepts of Innovation


Required core

Healthcare Policy and Innovation


Required core

Financing for Innovation


Required core

Outcomes Evaluation


Potential career paths for healthcare innovation graduates

As a graduate of the MHI program, you can choose to focus on a variety of different areas throughout the industry where innovation is needed. You should consider how your experience and education can blend with the knowledge and skills developed in this program to create a unique career path in healthcare innovation. Potential career paths include, but aren’t limited to:

Health care administrator

Chief innovation officer

Health administration consultant

Community health leader

Nonprofit administrator

Health product innovation manager

Entrepreneur

Prestigious faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards.
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar.
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving.
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Prestigious faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards.
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar.
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving.
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a nationally recognized, regionally accredited academic institution.

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Preparing the nursing and health leaders of tomorrow

ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.

10+


undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs online.

250+


faculty members.

$13.2 million


in research awards.

4,000+


students.

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