New MBA Healthcare Administration Emphasis Begins Fall 2022

Published: August 25, 2022 | Author: Kate Lyons | Read Time: 2 minutes

MBA Healthcare Administration EmphasisSouthern Utah University proudly announces its new MBA Healthcare Administration emphasis. This new option is open for enrollment beginning Fall 2022. Students in the program will learn about leadership and business within the evolving industry of healthcare.

"We are excited to provide an MBA with a Healthcare Administration emphasis to individuals interested in pursuing a leadership path in the healthcare sector,” said Dr. Mary Pearson, Dean of the Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business at SUU. “We believe there is a need for this educational pathway and know it will help provide a skilled labor force for our healthcare providers and growing communities."

The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. As part of the School of Business, the new MBA Healthcare Administration emphasis is geared to offer students practical knowledge to help them excel in healthcare leadership. the best education they can receive.

"We are so pleased to have Darren Sivertsen, a healthcare industry veteran, to help us develop this new program,” said Dr. Nathan McNamee, Director of the Master of Business Administration program at SUU. “His experience as CEO and CFO of major healthcare organizations will help us better prepare our students for careers as leaders in healthcare."

Students accepted into the program will have the opportunity to gain the skills, knowledge, and connections needed to break into a healthcare setting and help lead efforts in our communities. The cost of tuition is less than $500 per credit hour and students can complete the program in as few as 12 months.

This program is designed to help students understand the underlying management and organizational principles in the healthcare industry. Students will learn contemporary thinking about management skills and competencies in healthcare organizations in a constantly evolving field. They will also deepen their foundational, interpersonal and diagnostic skills to be effective administrators. Graduates will possess the capability to make the best business decisions based on their broad understanding of healthcare operational design and behavior.

Through student-centered education, the Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business provides the knowledge and direction that forms a foundation for lifelong student success. Learn more about SUU’s new MBA Healthcare Administration emphasis.

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