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The program in Health Care Administration (HCA) leads to the degree of Master of Business Administration in health care administration. Its purpose is to prepare individuals for leadership positions in a wide variety of health care organizations. It achieves this by:

  1. developing the management students analytic and decision-making capabilities,
  2. providing the student with a strong foundation in business, and
  3. providing the student with a thorough background in the health care delivery system.

This is an accelerated program designed to be completed in three years. It is also designed to meet the educational requirements of the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration. Since this program is only offered on a part-time basis, it may not be taken by international students whose visas require full-time study.

Students are registered for a total of 57 semester hour credits. This includes MBA core requirements and required courses outside the core.

Baruch MBA in Health Care Administration Web Site


Course  Title  Credits 
ACC 9110  Financial Accounting 3 credits
ACC 9313  Managerial Accounting 3 credits
BUS 9100 Business and Society3 credits
BUS 9200 Business Policy3 credits
BUS 9301 Leadership Development and Assessment2 credits
BUS 9303 Three Faces of Negotiating: Behavior, Law, and Labor1 credit
FIN 9770 Financial Decision Making3 credits
FIN 9790 Seminar in Finance3 credits
LAW 9213 Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration3 credits
MGT 9300 Management: A Behavioral Approach3 credits
MGT 9400 Human Resource Management3 credits
MKT 9703 Marketing Management3 credits
STA 9708 Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions3 credits
either this course...  
CIS 9000 Information Systems for Managers3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
CIS 9001 Information Systems for Managers I1.5 credits
CIS 9002 Information Systems for Managers II: Managing and Harnessing Technology1.5 credits
either these three courses...  
ECO 9708 Microeconomics for Managers2 credits
ECO 9709 Macroeconomics2 credits
ECO 9766 Health Care Economics2 credits
...or the following four courses...  
ECO 9730 Fundamentals of Microeconomics1.5 credits
ECO 9740 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics1.5 credits
ECO 9792  Specials Topics in Economics: Economics of Health Care Systems1.5 credits 
MGT 9792  Special Topics in Operations Management: Health Care Quality Management1.5 credits 
either this course...  
MGT 9700 Introduction to Operations Management3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
MGT 9702 Service Operations I1.5 credits
MGT 9704 Service Operations II1.5 credits
either these two courses...  
MGT 9721 Strategic Planning3 credits
MGT 9350 Organizational Analysis in Health Care3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
BUS 9793 Special Topics in Sustainable Business: Emerging issues in the Health Care Industry3 credits
MGT 9994 Special Topics in Enterpreneurship: Health Care Ventures3 credits
either this course...  
STA 9000 Regression and Forecasting Models for Business Applications3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
ECO 9792 Special Topics in Economics: Population Health Assessment1.5 credits
MGT 9792 Special Topics in Operations Management: Business Forecasting1.5 credits




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