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  • Master of Business Administration with Health Care Management
  • Master of Business Administration with Health Care Management Emphasis

    Program Coordinator:  Sheri Erickson, PhD 
    Center for Business 204B, (218) 477-4073

    Program Description

    The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an emphasis on Health Care Management is a unique program with a curriculum that draws courses and faculty expertise from the Paseka School of Business, the Department of Economics, and the Department of Health Services Administration. The program is designed for high level healthcare managers and upon successful completion of the program individuals will be able to assume leadership roles in the healthcare industry. 

    New for Fall 2015!  Distance learners will now be able to join lectures electronically. 

    The Paseka School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. Fewer than 5% of the world's business schools have achieved this distinction, which involves a process of rigorous internal review and evaluation. AACSB accreditation signifies that the Paseka School of Business has a high quality teaching environment, a commitment to continuous improvement, and is curricula responsive to the needs of business. 

    Degree Requirements (37 credits)

    Core Requirements (22 credits)

    MBA 611 Marketing Management (3)
    MBA 621 Managerial Accounting (3)
    MBA 631 Financial Management (3)
    MBA 641 Human Resource Management (3)
    MBA 651 Organizational Behavior (3)
    MBA 682 Operations Management (3)
    MBA 696 Portfolio/Plan B (1)
    MBA 697 Strategic Management (3) 

    Program Emphasis Requirements (15 credits)

    ECON 697 Health Care Economics (3)
    MBA 671 Health Care Delivery Science (3)
    MHA 618 Health Care Law and Ethical Decision-Making (3)
    MHA 620 Health Care Policy and Reimbursement (3)
    MHA 638 Health Care Information Systems (3)

    Courses are offered as follows:  

      Fall Semester

      Spring Semester


    MBA 611

    MBA 641

    MBA 682

    MBA 621

    MBA 651

    MBA 697

    MBA 631

    MBA 671

    ECON 697

    MHA 618

    MHA 638


    MHA 620




    Admission Requirements

    Full Admission Instructions 

    Pre-Admission Enrollment Option Instructions

    You may take up to nine (9) graduate credits as a Graduate Special student before being formally accepted into the program.  Although this does not guarantee admission, it gives you an opportunity to start taking classes immediately.  For more information contact the Graduate Studies Office at or 218-477-2134. This temporary non-degree status would be changed after formal admission and all credits taken would be transferred into the program.



    Online graduate application

     Graduate Online Application


    $20 Non-Refundable application fee for first time MSUM applicants

    After you complete the Graduate Online Application:

    • Log in to the Graduate Online Application site
    • Select “Check Status”
    • Select eServices at the top of the page. You will be    able to pay the application fee using a credit or debit card.


    Proof of baccalaureate degree (unofficial transcripts accepted)

    • Log in to the Graduate Online Application site
    • Select “Check Status”
    • Look under “Program Specific Requirements”
    • Click on “Upload Now” button by the Unofficial transcript requirement and upload your unofficial transcript that has proof of your undergraduate degree

    You do not need to send transcripts from MSUM or other MnSCU institutions. See  Transcript Policy for more details.

     If you have any questions about the application process,
    lease call the Graduate Studies Office at: