MBA Healthcare Management & Informatics

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Be A Digital Health Leader

STAC's MBA in Healthcare Management and Informatics prepares students to address the growing need for qualified healthcare industry leaders. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of medical and health service managers is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Designed with the working professional in mind, the program offers evening, weekend, and online course options. A standalone postbaccalaureate 15-credit certificate in Healthcare Management and Informatics is also available.

This concentration offers a blend of healthcare management, informatics, finance, health information management, and law and ethics coursework. The health informatics field aims to develop methods and technologies for the acquisition, processing, and study of patient data, which comes from different sources and modalities, including electronic health records, diagnostic test results, and medical scans. Graduates will be able to analyze, interpret, and present healthcare data to healthcare organizations, so that it can be used to develop strategic plans and support organizational compliance.

Our dedicated faculty hold advanced degrees in Healthcare Management and are experts in their area, with industry experience that provides a practical approach to coursework. They are passionately committed to challenging, guiding, and energizing each student to realize and create their own path to success.

Learn More at Our Upcoming Information Session 

We invite you to join us on August 10, 2022, at 6:00 PM in the Romano Student Alumni Center to learn more about our MBA in Healthcare Management and Informatics. Meet with faculty, learn more about the program, and apply on the spot with an application fee waiver! 

Reserve your spot for the information session

Admission Requirements

The College is accepting applications for the Fall 2022 program start. For more information, please contact Lorraine, Derwin, Associate Director of Admission Recruitment at (845) 398-4149 or email her at [email protected].

  • Completed Application
  • Official transcripts from each previously attended college or university must be sent to the Office of Admissions directly from the issuing institution
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Professional Goals

Course Descriptions

The program curriculum was developed based on the CAHIIM educational standards and guidelines for the Digital Health Leadership certificate. The DHL Certificate is recognized by industry healthcare organization executives and by (CHIME) The College of Healthcare Information Executives.

GMBA 1701 Healthcare Management:
An Introduction to Healthcare Management. The course offers an overview of healthcare system components, services, and management concepts specific to healthcare. The importance of communication and interactions in healthcare management and the management and physical makeup of healthcare organizations.

GMBA 1702 Healthcare Information Management:
The course focuses on the mastery of current technology, legislation, and other key topics in health information management by mapping CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics & Health Information Management) standards and curriculum. The course covers electronic health records, patient records, documentation guidelines within the healthcare setting, as well as HIPPA requirements and guidelines.

GMBA 1703 Healthcare Finance:
The course focuses on how microeconomic principles apply to health care delivery and its policies. The course explores the changing nature of health care, the social and political sides of issues, and the future of healthcare delivery and finance as the U.S. transitions from Obamacare to Trumpcare. The course will also compare and analyze public health policy from an economic perspective.

GMBA 1704 Healthcare Informatics: 
​The course studies how health information professionals use data and statistics to understand and improve healthcare delivery in clinical settings. Chapters will address basic math and statistics, vital statistics and mortality rates, census and occupancy rates, and other key topics required for CAHIIM competency and certification in health informatics.

GMBA 17015 Healthcare Law & Ethics:
​The course offers an overview of healthcare business ethics, ethical decision-making, and the impact of social responsibility. The course will prepare students to understand and participate in effective ethical decision-making within healthcare organizations. Through an applied perspective, focusing on the conceptual framework, risks, issues, and dilemmas that will be faced in the real world of business.