2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Health Care Administration and Management

Students who concentrate in Health Care Administration and Management complete health care-specific courses in marketing, law, ethics, health policy, and finance.

  • HCA505: Health Care Marketing 
  • HCA533: Health Law 
  • HCA519: Health Care Finance 
  • HCA525: Ethics for Health Professionals 
  • HCA501: Introduction to Health Care
  • HCA528: Health Policy

Program Requirements

Following completion of an approved program of 12 courses (36 credits) and all degree requirements, the Master of Business Administration degree is conferred.

Prerequisite Courses

Students in the M.B.A. program are required to demonstrate successful completion of the following undergraduate courses:

  • 6 credits in Accounting
  • 3 credits in Economics
  • Quantitative Analysis or Calculus;  and Statistics (6 credits)

Prerequisite course equivalencies may be demonstrated by one or more of the following methods:

  1. Official undergraduate transcript from an accredited institution demonstrating successful completion of the prerequisite courses
  2. CLEP examination results demonstrating proficiency in the prerequisite courses


Students must successfully complete 12 courses totaling 36 credits to earn the M.B.A. degree. All M.B.A. students must complete the following core curriculum of nine courses (27 credits):

Core Courses (Ten courses/30 credits)

Note: (Capstone course MGT-575 is taken as one of the last two courses in the program)

Elective courses (6 credits)

Students must also complete two elective courses (6 credits) by combining selections from any of Salve Regina University’s graduate course offerings in business studies (MGT), administration of justice and homeland security (ADJ), international relations (INR), holistic studies (HLC or HLL), health care administration and management (HCA), applied behavior analysis (PSY), humanities (HUM), or rehabilitation studies (RHB).  Prerequisites as indicated in the course descriptions are required unless specifically waived by the appropriate program director.  Not all elective courses are available online.

Examples of management electives follow: