MBA Concentration in Healthcare Administration

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for healthcare managers and administrators is growing at a rate faster than most other industries. Healthcare administration is a fast-growing management field that focuses on planning, directing, and coordinating the delivery of high-quality patient care services.

The Redlands MBA Healthcare Administration Concentration (MBA HCA) program is unique because of our collaboration with Loma Linda University. Through a consortium agreement with the Loma Linda University School of Public Health, School of Business & Society students will enroll in classes offered by Loma Linda University (LLU), to complete the healthcare administration portion of the MBA HCA. This program partnership combines a university known for its MBA programs, with a renowned university known for healthcare education.

MBA At-A-Glance


Online (asynchronous)
Online (synchronous)

Guaranteed Classes

Meet 1 evening per week

Program Length

12-24 months
9-12 courses
36-48 credits


Global Business
Healthcare Administration
Human Resources
Location Analytics
Organizational Leadership

Student Success

Academic advising
Career & professional development
Extensive alumni network


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Required Coursework

In addition to the core and foundational MBA coursework, students completing the MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Administration will need to complete the following elective courses:

HADM 534: Health-Care Law (2)

Examines the legal and judicial processes as they relate to health care. Considers criminal and civil law. Emphasizes principles of contract law. We will examine health care as a highly regulated industry, providing students with an understanding of the vast range of legal issues facing health care practitioners and administrators. Particular attention will be given to topics in regulatory compliance, medical malpractice, health care contracting, and employment law.

HADM 555: Health-Care Delivery Systems (2)

This course reviews current trends in health care financing; integrated delivery systems; managed care, as well as some focus on health care operations, including: billing, coding, pricing, utilization review, case management, and systems. Reviews and discusses current events and research relating to the health care system structure throughout the world and relative to U.S. health care policy.

HADM 601:Quantitative Methods in Health-Care Management (2)

This course uses quantitative methods to analyze and improve business processes within an organization. Regression analysis, simulation, decision analysis, capacity planning, inventory models, linear programming, scheduling, and benefit cost analysis.

HADM 605: Health-Care Quality Management (2)

Focuses on quality systems that include developing clear mission or vision, setting measurable strategic quality goals, deploying goals for action by identifying specific activities to be done, and controlling results. Analysis of quality process in health care historically, with emphasis on key strategies for success.

BUAD 660: Managerial Finance (4)

An overview of financial management tools used in analyzing and developing strategies for making business decisions. Topics include time value of money, bond and stock valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, capital structure and dividend policy, working capital management, options, and their applications in corporate finance. This course may be substituted by an international program with INTB 670. 
Prerequisite: BUAN 600. Substitution: BUAD 660. 

INTB 695: Consultancy Capstone (4)

Integrating prior coursework within the context of strategy formulation and implementation, student teams conduct a “live” consulting engagement within the Healthcare field. Students develop the parameters of the engagement and apply appropriate theoretical knowledge in a practical setting to prepare and present a project report.