Online Master of Healthcare Innovation
Develop health care leadership skills and create ways to alleviate industry challenges in the Master of Healthcare Innovation. This health care innovation degree is ideal for students interested in becoming leaders in health management.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 34
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What is a health care innovation degree?
The first of its kind, the master’s in health care 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 one extra year after completing an undergraduate degree. You can earn a master’s in health care innovation in one of five Accelerated Master's 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 health care innovation?
In the master’s in health care innovation, you’ll develop competence in the design, application and testing of innovative processes and products, with a primary focus on preparing to lead processes of innovation and transformation. You’ll also learn how to create and sustain cultures of innovation in health care from multiple perspectives, such as:
Master’s in health care 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 health care innovation?
As a graduate of the master’s in health care 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:
How to apply
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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