Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MSHM)

What will you gain if you get a Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MSHM)? Let's take an example of one school: Champlain College (I'm picking on them because I recently received an e-mail from them). Their curriculum focuses on "healthcare specific" courses — allowing you to stay current with today's relevant healthcare issues. After successfully completing the MSHM, you will be able to:
• Analyze and evaluate the U.S. healthcare system
• Enhance management-level knowledge and understanding of business disciplines as they relate to healthcare
• Understand the legal, regulatory, and ethical considerations of managing healthcare information technology
• Focus on the critical areas of managing from the strategic, tactical, and operational perspectives
• Identifying barriers to continuous improvement processes
MSHM graduates can attain a variety of healthcare leadership positions. Some examples of jobs include:

* Director of Healthcare Marketing
* Hospital Administrator
* Health Analytics Director
* Healthcare Finance Manager
* Health Services Manager
* Health Services Project Administrator
* Managed Care Manager

What do you think? Is it time to go back to school? I'm planning on going to business school so that I can learn how to be more effective in the world of business.

1 comment:

  1. In present scenario, a complete new dimension has been added to the health care sector. There are lots of educational programs offered like Bachelor’s degree, Master’s Degree and others programs in health care. Such programs has become an important prerequisite to become a thorough professional in this field.