Master of Business Administration

MBA Online Program

Our goal is to ensure our students are Parker Prepared. This mission takes our Master of Business Administration degree beyond the standard curriculum into an intensive and innovative program that readies students for success in health care management. With four core track options (Healthcare Management, Management, Information Technology, Practice Management) students gain a conceptual understanding of advanced business strategies and learn to critically analyze applied research methods. Our flexible, fully online program leads our students on their journey to become health care leaders.

Our Mission

The mission of the Master of Business Administration with a track in Health Care Management is to offer an intensive graduate program that educates students in theories and practices of the modern business world.

The MBA program fosters independent learning and enables students to contribute intellectually to the health care business profession. In addition, MBA students complete general coursework in valuable areas such as accounting, finance, management, marketing and business research methods. Graduates demonstrate a conceptual understanding of advanced business strategies and critically analyze and solve problems based on applied research methods.

Stats

32%
Growth Rate

Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations

139,600
New Jobs

139,600 projected new jobs in the healthcare occupations between 2020 and 2030

Why Choose Parker

Essentials

Why Parker’s Master of Business Administration program?

 

Our goal is to ensure our students are Parker Prepared. This mission takes our Master of Business Administration degree beyond the standard curriculum into an intensive and innovative program that readies students for success in health care management.  With two core track options (Practice Management and Health Care Management), students gain a conceptual understanding of advanced business strategies and learn to critically analyze applied research methods. Our flexible, fully online program leads our students on their journey to becoming healthcare leaders.

Parker University’s MBA has been thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of today’s growing healthcare industry. With courses in accounting, finance, management, marketing, and business research methods, you can be prepared to advance your career by helping providers and private practices plan, direct, coordinate and manage everything from daily business operations to long-term goals and strategy.

Our online MBA program offers many advantages over other programs:

  • The GMAT may be waived
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • A convenient, flexible, fully online program
  • Classes begin every eight weeks
  • Achievement of better management and technology skills relevant to this high-demand industry
  • Financial aid is available to qualified students

What is an MBA degree?

An MBA, or master of business administration, is an advanced degree created to give professionals the credentials to grow organizations like non-profits,  public businesses, and private sectors.

Program Outcomes

The graduating student will be able to:

  1. Prepare students to evaluate and apply financial management and economic concepts to maximize the organization’s value and position in a competitive market.
  2. Prepare and measure students’ ability to critically and strategically assess the ethical and legal issues in a business/health care/technical environment.
  3. Provide students with a foundation in managerial leadership and strategic planning in a complex global environment.
  4. Prepare students with appropriate quantitative methods and statistical tools for critical business decision-making.
Core Tracks

With two tracks in our MBA program, students gain a conceptual understanding of advanced business strategies and learn to critically analyze applied research methods. Our flexible, fully online program leads our students on their journey to becoming healthcare leaders.

HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT

Health Care Business Management professionals are an integral part of the healthcare industry. Having a solid foundation in business principles and practices is essential for the Health Care professional. Forward-thinking managers can help lead Health Care in the right direction.

The Health Care Business Management professional may be responsible for:

  • Demonstrating leadership skills and exercising judgment in problem-solving
  • Taking the initiative to make decisions and being an advocate for change
  • Ensuring that policies and procedures are followed
  • Monitoring workflows and implementing improvements where needed
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing, internally and externally

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

The Master of Business Administration with a track in Practice Management Degree will give a Doctor of Chiropractic the business skills and tools needed for the startup and management of a chiropractic practice.

Graduates of this program will master topics that include ownership structures; entry into the competitive, economic, and social environment; developing a business plan and associated strategies; marketing and selling the product or service; accounting, finance, and financing; tax strategies; operations; risk and insurance; legal issues; ethics; and human resources. By analyzing and evaluating current chiropractic practices and small businesses in the healthcare field, graduates will be able to apply management strategies that will allow them to be successful small business owners.