Learning Goals

Master of Science in Healthcare Management & Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

Learning Goal 1- Healthcare Systems

  • Learning Objective 1: Describe specific and relevant stakeholders in the healthcare system and define their stakes. 
  • Learning Objective 2: Assess how those stakeholders operate in a mutually influencing system. 
  • Learning Objective 3: Analyze the potential short-and long-term implications (intended and unintended) of healthcare policy and operations decisions. 

Learning Goal 2- Analysis & Decision Making

  • Learning Objective 1: Predict problems with consideration of uncertainties and risks. 
  • Learning Objective 2: Critically evaluate qualitative and quantitative information using decision-making frameworks and tools. 
  • Learning Objective 3: Make decisions and evidence-based recommendations that improve outcomes. 
  • Learning Objective 4: Evaluate an organizational dilemma through an ethical framework. 

Learning Goal 3- Leadership

  • Learning Objective 1: Demonstrate the selection and application of emotional self-regulation techniques in professional settings. 
  • Learning Objective 2: Analyze complex organizations using frameworks. 
  • Learning Objective 3: Demonstrate awareness of differing perspectives of others. 

Learning Goal 4: Communication

  • Learning Objective 1: Present information appropriate to the context, purpose, and audience.
  • Learning Objective 2: Create a message that is clear and concise.
  • Learning Objective 3: Present complex information with relevant justification and analysis. 

The Healthcare MBA

Learning Goal 1-Healthcare Systems

  • Learning Objective 1: Describe relevant and specific stakeholders in the healthcare system, articulate their stakes, and illustrate how those stakeholders operate in a mutually influencing system.
  • Learning Objective 2: Assess how those stakeholders operate in a mutually influencing system. 
  • Learning Objective 3: Translate and apply their understanding of the complex healthcare system to address specific healthcare organizational, business, and quality issues faced by stakeholders in the healthcare system.
  • Learning Objective 4: Analyze the potential short and long-term implications (intended and unintended) that healthcare policy, finance, and operations decisions have on providing value from multiple stakeholders' (especially patients') points of view. 

Learning Goal 2-Analysis & Decision Making

  • Learning Objective 1: Craft meaningful and actionable problem statements with strong consideration towards diverse stakeholders.
  • Learning Objective 2: Systematically gather and methodically analyze primary and secondary data most relevant to the situation. 
  • Learning Objective 3: Thoughtfully design and rigorously evaluate potential solutions.
  • Learning Objective 4: Evaluate an organizational dilemma through an ethical framework. 

Learning Goal 3-Leadership

  • Learning Objective 1: Assess your emotions, strengths, weaknesses, drivers, values, and goals and analyze how they affect others. 
  • Learning Objective 2: Describe complex relationships from multiple perspectives. 
  • Learning Objective 3: Identify strengths and perspectives of others to build and strengthen relationships.

Learning Goal 4-Communication

  • Learning Objective 1: Demonstrate a thorough consideration of context, purpose, and audience in the communication.
  • Learning Objective 2: Present a central message that is clear, concise, and insightful. 
  • Learning Objective 3: Present complex information with relevant justification and analysis.