About the M.S. in Healthcare Management
About the Master of Science in Healthcare Management
The Division of Management blends the unique management and planning expertise within the M.S. in Healthcare Management faculty with those of recognized professionals in the healthcare community.
All courses are offered online with two mandatory face-to-face on-campus classes per term. if you register for a Friday class you would have 10-11 weeks of online coursework and would come to the OHSU Marquam Hill or South Waterfront campus on two Fridays from 4pm-9pm. If you registered for a Saturday class you would have 10-11 weeks of online coursework and would come to the OHSU Marquam Hill or South Waterfront campus on two Saturdays from 9am-2pm. The face to face classes are usually (not always-schedule depends on room availability) around the second week of term and the 8th week of term. Usually Friday and Saturday classes are held on the same weekends so that students taking two classes may only have to come to campus for two weekends a term.
All of the courses (with admissable GPA) in the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management are transferable to the MS in Healthcare Management. Graduate Certificate courses are marked with an asterisk (*).
The following classes are required:
MGT 508 – Ethics in Healthcare Organizations
*MGT 519 – Health Care Project Management, 4 credits
*MGT 520 – Becoming an Effective Manager, 4 credits
*MGT 560 – The Organization, Financing & History of Healthcare, 4 credits
*MGT 561 – Managerial and Financial Accounting for Healthcare, 4 credits
*MGT 563 – The Regulation & Legislation of Healthcare Delivery, 4 credits
MGT 564 – Business Planning and Strategy in Healthcare, 4 credits
MGT 569 – Healthcare Marketing, 4 credits
*MGT 570 – Operations Management in Healthcare, 4 credits
MGT 572 – Financial Management in Healthcare, 4 credits
MGT 590 – Effective Business Writing for Management, 1 credit
MGT 553 – Capstone Project in Healthcare I, 2 credits
MGT 554 – Capstone Project in Healthcare II, 3 credit
Students select additional electives to total a minimum of 52 credits.
Electives can include but are not limited to the following MGT courses:
MGT 506 – Healthcare Management Special Topics, variable and repetitive credit
MGT 515 – Understanding the Medical Supply Chain, 4 credits
MGT 522 – Influencing Change in Organizations, 3 credits
MGT 541 – Leadership and Communication Skills, 3 credits
MGT 565 – Managing People in Healthcare Organizations, 3 credits