2019 AIU University Catalog

Healthcare Management M.H.C.M.

48 Credits

Program Description

This Master of Healthcare Management (MHCM) degree program is a 48-credit program designed to give students the knowledge, skills and decision-making ability to accelerate their careers in the field of Healthcare management. The program focuses on planning, directing or coordinating health services in various organizations.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop organizational and operational plans to solve problems and improve the healthcare environment and performance.
  • Analyze various leader, follow, cultural, and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership, and adapt to the needs of situations, employees, and co-workers.
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate the quality of decision-making and research to solve problems.
  • Use knowledge of economics, financial drivers and competitive analysis concepts, principles, and theory to critically analyze and evaluate healthcare management problems and opportunities.
  • Evaluate the opportunities provided by technology for healthcare.
  • Recognize, evaluate, and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts.
  • Communicate effectively in management situations.


Program Core

HCM 618Healthcare Leadership and Management


HCM 628Healthcare Info Systems Management


HCM 630Healthcare Administration


HCM 632Legal and Ethical implications in Healthcare


HCM 635Healthcare Market Research and Analysis


HCM 640Healthcare Strategies


HCM 642Healthcare Financial Management and Decision Making


HCM 659Capstone-Strategic Management for Healthcare


Total Credit Hours: 48

AIU's Master of Healthcare Management (MHCM), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


  • Online
  • Atlanta

Area of Study

  • Healthcare Management

Degree Level

  • Master