Advance your career
Empowers working professionals to hone the skills they need to advance quickly in their careers within a flexible format.
Lead the next era of health care
Equips students with the most relevant business skills to be effective and efficient leaders who will improve the quality of and access to health care.
Learn from world-class faculty
Features online courses taught by the same world-class faculty who develop the curriculum and course content, as well as features both synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous (anytime) learning activities.
Network across Johns Hopkins
Harnesses the resources, reputation, and experience of Johns Hopkins University and its top-ranked schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.
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Learn about our class profile.
- 3.19 average undergraduate GPA
- 42 percent female / 58 percent male
- 11.8 average years of full-time work experience
- 84 percent of students from the U.S.
Footnote: Fall 2018 incoming class
As a student in the Master of Science in Health Care Management program, you'll gain the confidence and skills to make strategic decisions that improve complex health systems.
The student handbook provides access to information about services and resources for students as well as policies and procedures.
Find detailed descriptions for the courses offered during the 2019-2020 school year.
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The Master of Science in Health Care Management prepares you to assess and act on opportunities, innovate, and improve productivity in all areas related to health care. Through first-hand exposure to the vanguard of current research, you will study how the business of health care responds to the latest discoveries. Expand your expertise through cross-disciplinary learning and other collaborations with the top-ranked Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Apply practical skills in management to implement health care business solutions through action-based courses.
Part-time students may also choose to take courses on-site or online. Online courses feature mostly asynchronous learning activities with a few recommended or required synchronous (real-time) activities. Students will select a preferred mode of study upon application. Students should review the technical requirements for online courses before applying.
Required Courses (24 credits)*:
Business Foundations (18 credits)
- BU.210.620 Accounting and Financial Reporting
- BU.520.601 Business Analytics
- BU.120.601 Business Communication*
- BU.131.601 Business Leadership and Human Values
- BU.220.620 Economics for Decision Making
- BU.350.620 Information Systems
- BU.410.620 Marketing Management
- BU.680.620 Operations Management
- BU.510.601 Statistical Analysis
*Online sections of Business Communication require students to attend an in-person residency at the Baltimore campus in order to complete the 8-week course.
Functional Core (6 credits)
- BU.881.702 Frameworks for Analyzing Health Care Markets
- BU.883.705 Health Care Financing and Financial Management
- BU.881.703 Health Care Law and Regulation
Electives (12 credits):
Students choose 6 courses from the following:
- BU.881.707 Accounting for Decision Making in Health Care
- BU.555.710 Applied and Behavioral Economics in Health Care**
- BU.883.704 Pharmaceutical Strategy
- BU.510.650 Data Analytics
- BU.150.710/5 Discovery to Market I and II
- BU.883.702 Emerging Frontiers in Health Technologies and Strategies
- BU.883.701 Fundamentals of Health Care Operations
- BU.881.701 Fundamentals of Health Care Systems
- BU.883.706 Health Care Organization and Management
- BU.890.713/4 Health Care Strategy Consulting Practicum I and II
- BU.881.706 Health Innovation and Evaluation
- BU.881.705 Health Marketing and Access**
- BU.883.703 Medical Devices and Diagnostics
- BU.883.708 Negotiation in Health Care Settings**
- BU.881.704 Providers and Payers
- BU.881.711 Research and Policy Seminars in Health**
- BU.550.620 The U.S. Health Care System: Past, Present, and Future
- BU.883.707 The Wire: Business Solutions for Community Health Improvement
**Designates courses that are currently available on-site only
The Career Development Office partners with you throughout your time at Carey Business School to help you advance your career as a business professional.
- The career development team is committed to providing opportunities for you to build professional skills and competencies essential for a successful career search.
- Program graduates have earned positions in a variety of industries including consulting, finance, management, operations, and logistics. These are just some of the areas in the health care industry where you can find and connect with Carey alumni in the Baltimore region, around the U.S., and across the globe.
- Highmark Health
- Johns Hopkins Hospital
- Sage Growth Partners
- U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- Administrative Fellow
- Market Analyst
- Research Program Coordinator