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MBA Degree Programs Designed for Healthcare Professionals

New England College’s MBA in Healthcare Management and our MBA in health Informatics are designed especially for healthcare professionals seeking to develop and advance their management and leadership skills. Combining Healthcare industry-specific learning with proven strategic and analytical management skills you will graduate prepared to confidently lead in today’s dynamic healthcare world.

Our experienced and highly qualified faculty blends healthcare expertise with a strong knowledge of leadership and management to support your professional development and advancement.

Designed for You!

  • Curriculum customized to address the unique needs and interests of the working professional in the healthcare industry
  • The practical application of concepts and theories of healthcare management and leadership
  • Critical thinking and  self development
  • Communication and team-building skills
  • Ethical leadership in today’s healthcare environment

10 Classes / 40 Credits / 7 week terms / 12-20 months
Online / On campus / At Your Site

MBA in Healthcare Management

The MBA in Healthcare Management prepares students with a deeper business perspective and the comprehensive knowledge necessary to manage innovation and strategic operations in community-based, non-profit, and for-profit healthcare-related organizations. This program also provides students with proven leadership skills needed to meet today’s challenges in the healthcare industry. Oriented to the needs of both the emerging and experienced healthcare leader, comprehensive curriculum offers both quantitative and qualitative courses.



Students in this program can count on graduating with the following:

  • Enhanced critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to effectively manage projects within a healthcare setting.
  • In-depth understanding of the marketing and communications functions for a healthcare organization.
  • An enhanced understanding of technology and health informatics.

MBA in Health Informatics

The MBA in Health Informatics prepares students with essential business concepts and tools specifically related to well-informed data selection, analysis, and strategic decision-making. This program is designed for individuals with varying levels of experience in healthcare professions who are looking to develop advanced management skills and technical proficiency.



Students in this program can count on graduating with the following:

  • The ability to apply leadership, communication, and conflict resolution skills and concepts to identify, analyze and creatively solve complex organizational problems connected to the design and implementation of health informatics systems.
  • Comprehend the challenges and opportunities of working effectively with other people across a wide array of departments, outside vendors, and individuals with diverse backgrounds who interact with health informatics systems.
  • Understand the main principles and practices of healthcare data management and how information technology and systems can help interpret and use biomedical information across departmental units.
  • Apply a broad range of interpersonal and project management skills to design processes and design and implement team and group projects to optimize performance.
  • Develop expertise in all business aspects of health informatics: this includes departmental design and management, capital and operating budgeting, the art of the budget planning process, infrastructure design and strategic planning.


Below are the necessary required and concentration courses for our MBA programs in Healthcare Management and Health Informatics.

Core MBA Courses (28 credits)

  • Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • Economics for Decision Making (4 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing (4 credits)
  • Professional and Organizational Ethics (4 credits)
  • Strategic Planning and Policy (4 credits)
  • Organizational Leadership and Change (4 credits)
  • Capstone Project (4 credits)

Healthcare Management Concentration Courses (12 credits)

  • Principles of Health Informatics (4 credits)
  • Comparative Healthcare Systems (4 credits)
  • Quality and Lean for Healthcare (4 credits)

Health Informatics Concentration Courses (12 credits)

  • Principles of Health Informatics (4 credits)
  • Knowledge Management in Healthcare (4 credits)
  • Healthcare Technology and Systems (4 credits)

Customized AT YOUR SITE Programs for Groups of 10 or More

For nearly a decade, New England College has offered a customized cohort model for hospitals and healthcare organizations throughout the region. NEC tailors course content to meet the distinctive needs of each hospital and healthcare organization cohort. Students attend courses together, on location, throughout the 20 month program. Cohort groups successfully provide focus and continuity, as well as the opportunity for students who share common interests and careers, to network and learn together.

Contact us

For information about:

MBA degree programs designed for healthcare professionals please contact
Lisa Conn, Director of Partnerships

Admission, or our programs, please contact
Andrea Thomas, Graduate Admission Counselor