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About the project-based MBA Healthcare Program

The MBA project-based program requires you to complete 12 competencies instead of 12 MBA courses. This self-directed program offers students the flexibility to complete projects at a rate that fits their learning needs and experience. Students may apply knowledge they already possess to complete the program faster than a course-based program. And when all projects are completed, the student will have a market-quality portfolio to present to current or future employers.

Flexible Online Format

  • Our MBA Healthcare classes are 100% online and designed for working professionals, giving you the convenience to complete competencies around your busy schedule.
  • You complete competencies at the pace that works best for you.

American Sentinel is not currently accepting enrollments in the project-based program.

Relevant to Market Needs

With an MBA Healthcare degree, graduates are prepared to assume healthcare management roles and lead the healthcare revolution.

Affordable Tuition

  • Our competitive tuition rates and flexible payment options allow most of our students to graduate debt-free.
  • You pay per 16 week semester but proceed through the competencies at your own rate, enabling you to finish in less than a year, saving you thousands of dollars in tuition.

Project-based MBA Healthcare Program Highlights

  • Strategic Management: The competency involves applying the principles of return on investment, evaluating various approaches to quality improvement in operations and discussion of how supply chain management is organized.
  • Organizational Development: This competency involves analysis of job design strategies, creation of a change management plan suing Kotter’s model, and formulating a plan for the development of teams using Tuckman’s Stages of Team Development.
  • Marketing: The competency involves identification of broad marketing strategy alternatives, explaining how social and economic forces affect marketing strategy, developing a marketing plan and analyzing strategy considerations over the product life cycle.
  • Service Management: The competency involves identification of tools to manage operations profitably, applying the principles of return on investment, developing a capacity analysis, and examining options for purchasing and supporting the supply cycle.

Project-based MBA Healthcare – Curriculum

As of July 1st, American Sentinel is not currently accepting enrollments in the project-based program.

Strategic management is the utilization of knowledge and skills from a business and healthcare perspective that provides leadership and direction to healthcare organizations.
Competency: Integrate healthcare management strategies for a proposed project to meet an identified need in the healthcare environment.

Organizational development expands the knowledge and effectiveness of an organization to successfully accomplish its mission.
Competency: Create a plan for the continued development of a healthcare organization, including change management, employee training, leadership succession, goal setting, and ethical development.

Marketing is the promotion or selling of products or services, including market research and advertising, internal or external.
Competency: Create a detailed marketing plan for a healthcare product or service.

Service management focuses on providing value to the customer and also on the customer relationship.
Competency: Determine the managerial roles, processes, technologies, and tools applicable to a variety of health services organizations.

Managerial accounting provides information to those inside an organization to analyze, interpret, and communicate information to attain an organization’s goals.
Competency: Design a managerial accounting plan for the healthcare project.

Operations management is the practice to create high-level efficiencies within an organization.
Competency: Conduct a review or create the policies, processes and operations of the organization using industry-recognized tools.

Human resource management functions are designed to maximize employee performance to meet an employer’s strategic objectives, primarily with the management of people within organizations.
Competency: Determine the role and responsibilities of human resources for a healthcare project.

Risk management is the identification and analysis of potential or actual unforeseen events followed by precautionary actions or interventions that avoid or minimize the impact of the unforeseen events.
Competency: Detail the structure required to manage risk for a healthcare project.
Financial Management provides information about the organization’s financial health to external stakeholders, creditors, and other outside the organization through the use of concise standardized financial statements.
Competency: Create a detailed financial management plan for a healthcare project.
Project management involves planning, executing and evaluating the work of individuals or a team to achieve a specific event or goal to completion
Competency: Propose a project management plan to achieve the strategic goals of the healthcare project.

Business analytics is the iterative analysis of an organization’s data for continuous quality improvement.
Competency: Using industry-recognized business intelligence tools, conduct a review of the organization’s business intelligence and data system.

Performance improvement is a series of activities that can be measured to guide modifications to, increase the output of, the efficiency of, or the effectiveness of a project.
Competency: Provide a quality-centric organizational project culture with knowledge and tools to improve functioning and advocate excellence.

Project-based MBA Healthcare Program Highlights

Graduates of the MBA Healthcare will be able to:

  • Lead and collaborate with other professionals and communities in planning, providing and improving healthcare services and systems
  • Effectively manage the performance of healthcare professionals in diverse organizational environments
  • Integrate multiple functional and professional perspectives to create innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Use theoretical knowledge and contemporary research for evidence based decision making
  • Lead others in the acceptance of accountability, responsibility, and stewardship for an organization’s actions and judgments
  • Address the legal, regulatory, and ethical challenges of the healthcare industry

American Sentinel University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The project-based MBA Healthcare program is pending review for inclusion in the university’s programs covered by the Higher Learning Commission designation of candidate for accreditation.