Online Master of Healthcare Innovation
Develop healthcare leadership skills and create ways to alleviate current industry challenges in the Master of Healthcare Innovation. In this program, you’ll take a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare, including studying change theory, leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and system design. This healthcare innovation degree is ideal for students interested in becoming leaders in health management.
Next start date: 10/12/2022
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 34
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What is a healthcare innovation degree?
The first of its kind, the master’s in healthcare innovation is a leadership program focused on teaching the science of innovation for direct application in a world full of change. With a curriculum centered around innovation, this program helps you gain the knowledge and skills needed to facilitate new ideas, products and services for the betterment of patient care and accessibility.
The Master of Healthcare Innovation can be completed as part of an accelerated track wherein students obtain both a bachelor's and master's degree in as little as five years. You can earn the master’s in healthcare innovation in one of five 4+1 accelerated program options, which include:
- Bachelor of Applied Science in health entrepreneurship and innovation.
- Bachelor of Science in community health.
- Bachelor of Science in health care coordination.
- Bachelor of Science in health entrepreneurship and innovation.
- Bachelor of Science in integrative health.
Please keep in mind each program has unique requirements to be eligible. For additional information, speak with your advisor.
What will I learn in a master’s in healthcare innovation?
In the master’s in healthcare innovation, you’ll develop competence in the design, application and testing of innovative processes and products. You’ll also learn how to create and sustain cultures of innovation in healthcare from multiple perspectives, such as:
Will my healthcare innovation degree say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Master’s in healthcare innovation courses
This 34-credit degree is made up of core courses, electives and a hands-on capstone project. Developed by the founders of this health innovation degree, the Seven Pillars of Innovation serve as the foundation for the program’s curriculum. Courses include:
Advanced Principles and Concepts of Innovation
Financing for Innovation
Healthcare Policy and Innovation
Innovation and the Individual
IT for Healthcare Innovation
Systems Thinking in a Complex Environment
What can I do with a master’s in healthcare innovation?
As a graduate of the master’s in healthcare innovation program, you can choose to focus on a variety of areas throughout the industry — all in need of innovation. Potential career paths include, but are not limited to:
Master’s in healthcare innovation 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.
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.
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