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Healthcare Management, M.S.

Healthcare Management, M.S.

The Master's in Healthcare Management

Masters in Healthcare Management

With a master's in healthcare management from Florida Tech, students can gain a strong business management foundation in critical public health and health services administration areas such as e-health, health disparities, workplace diversity, public health epidemiology, logistics, human resources, and humanitarian disaster relief. These courses and this program provides exposure to the needed expertise required to respond to pandemics, natural disasters, and health organizations focused on effective leadership.

Healthcare is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s largest employers. As a result, demand for qualified managers who can navigate daily operations, critical issues, and social policy is growing every day. Graduates with a healthcare management degree develop a strong background in how to guide organizational behavior and cultivate inter-organizational relationships, apply scientific knowledge to public health problems, and build and sustain community coalitions.

Why Consider Florida Tech for a Master's in Healthcare Management?

Because the graduate degree is offered by the Bisk College of Business at Florida Tech, you will not have to defend the quality of your Florida Tech degree. Florida Tech is a non-profit research university with a physical campus and more than 45 years of experience offering graduate programs to working adult students. We are among the top 50 universities in the Southern U.S. and an elite university nationally, according to the 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Florida Tech offers specialized programs online through our Virtual Education Center or by face to face instruction via our education centers around the country. We offer specialized programs directly onsite for government organizations, hospitals, and healthcare organizations that supplement internal leadership development programs for high potential employees.  

Hands-On Learning Environment

In addition to classroom learning, healthcare management degree students have an opportunity to interact with local business leaders, state departments of health, and major hospital systems, learning first-hand about the diversity of job challenges, opportunities, and the salary potential available with a master’s in healthcare management. Research opportunities focus on applying approaches from health economics, health management, and population health in critical healthcare-related areas.

A graduate program designed by healthcare professionals, with experienced, "Real World" faculty

The curriculum in Florida Tech's healthcare management degree program comes directly from healthcare professionals with real-world healthcare managerial experience. In addition to their doctoral degrees and extensive teaching experience, Florida Tech faculty members' expertise spans multiple industries and positions.

Build your professional network

In addition to classroom learning, healthcare management degree students have an opportunity to be classmates and build productive professional relationships with healthcare professionals in the military, government, state departments of health, and major hospital systems, learning first-hand about the diversity of job challenges and opportunities through the experiences and contacts of their professional classmates.

Careers

This program can provide critical healthcare leadership skills to those in a variety of job roles and professions, including: 

  • Nurses
  • Directors of Nursing
  • Healthcare company CEOs and COOs
  • Laboratory Managers and Health Researchers 
  • Medical Sales Representatives
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives 
  • Public health workers
  • Medical Group Managers
  • Hospital Administrators 
  • Health education program directors 
  • Health Policy Professionals 
  • Long Term Care Administrators 
  • Social Workers 
  • Emergency Medical Technicians 
  • Professional Counselors
  • Physical Therapists
  • Respiratory Therapists 
  • Radiation Therapists
  • Sonographers 
  • Speech-language pathologists 
  • Bio-chemists 
  • Biomedical Engineers 
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Community healthcare activists  
  • Government employees 
  • Military officers 

Note: The M.S. Healthcare Management degree does not lead to certification as a healthcare professional/administrator in the Commonwealth of Virginia (SCHEV: 804-225-2260; www.schev.edu).