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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 
 Financial Accounting 3 credits
 Managerial Accounting 3 credits
Business and Society3 credits
Business Policy3 credits
Leadership Development and Assessment2 credits
Three Faces of Negotiating: Behavior, Law, and Labor1 credit
Financial Decision Making3 credits
Seminar in Finance3 credits
Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration3 credits
Management: A Behavioral Approach3 credits
Human Resource Management3 credits
Marketing Management3 credits
Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions3 credits
either this course...  
Information Systems for Managers3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
Information Systems for Managers I1.5 credits
Information Systems for Managers II: Managing and Harnessing Technology1.5 credits
either these three courses...  
Microeconomics for Managers2 credits
Macroeconomics2 credits
Health Care Economics2 credits
...or the following four courses...  
Fundamentals of Microeconomics1.5 credits
Fundamentals of Macroeconomics1.5 credits
 Specials Topics in Economics: Economics of Health Care Systems1.5 credits 
 Special Topics in Operations Management: Health Care Quality Management1.5 credits 
either this course...  
Introduction to Operations Management3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
Service Operations I1.5 credits
Service Operations II1.5 credits
either these two courses...  
Strategic Planning3 credits
Organizational Analysis in Health Care3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
Special Topics in Sustainable Business: Emerging issues in the Health Care Industry3 credits
Special Topics in Enterpreneurship: Health Care Ventures3 credits
either this course...  
Regression and Forecasting Models for Business Applications3 credits
...or the following two courses...  
Special Topics in Economics: Population Health Assessment1.5 credits
Special Topics in Operations Management: Business Forecasting1.5 credits




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