$15,309.24* Total Tuition
12-24 months Duration
36** Credit Hours
AACSB accredited

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Online Healthcare Administration MBA Overview

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Online MBA with a Concentration in Healthcare Administration is designed for working professionals seeking to advance their career with an AACSB-accredited master's degree in as few as 12 months. With this degree, graduates are qualified to work as managers in medical offices and health services, as well as administrators within health systems operations.

Through this program, you will build on essential business knowledge with our MBA core and acquire a solid working knowledge of healthcare administration best practices. The four Healthcare Administration concentration courses include: The Health Care System, Health Economics & Policy, Health Care Financial Management, and Health Law and Ethics.

$15,309.24*

Total Tuition

12-24 months

Duration

36**

Credit Hours

This healthcare MBA program will enable you to:

  • Provide leadership to teams working in collaborative problem-solving situations
  • Solve problems using analysis-based decision-making tools
  • Analyze and synthesize the integration of business functions in complex organizations, diverse cultural settings and the global marketplace
  • Communicate to diverse audiences effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Resolve ethical and governance issues in a socially responsible manner
  • Provide leadership to teams working in collaborative problem-solving situations
  • Solve problems using analysis-based decision-making tools
  • Analyze and synthesize the integration of business functions in complex organizations, diverse cultural settings and the global marketplace
  • Communicate to diverse audiences effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Resolve ethical and governance issues in a socially responsible manner
  • Provide leadership to teams working in collaborative problem-solving situations
  • Solve problems using analysis-based decision-making tools
  • Analyze and synthesize the integration of business functions in complex organizations, diverse cultural settings and the global marketplace
  • Communicate to diverse audiences effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Resolve ethical and governance issues in a socially responsible manner

Healthcare services career opportunities:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Medical Entrepreneur
  • Human Resource Director
  • Medical Facility CFO
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Medical Entrepreneur
  • Human Resource Director
  • Medical Facility CFO

The College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The TAMU-CC College of Business is one of only 182 business schools worldwide holding dual accreditation in both business and accounting programs.

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Tuition

The Online MBA – Healthcare Administration program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is an affordable pathway to earning your graduate degree.

$15,309.24* Total Tuition
$1,275.77* Per Course

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Regents.

Additional Fees

Master's degrees require a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $50 for U.S. residents and $70 for international applicants. Applicants requesting to change term of entry to a future term, within the year, may request this change one time without submitting a new application fee.

A $50 late fee is assessed for tuition payments made after the deadline.

Courses may be subject to proctoring exams up to $75 plus late fees.

All students will be charged a supplementary fee of $213.14 per 3 credit hours or $322.00 per 6 credit hours each term.

Distance Fee Waiver Eligibility

If approved, the Distance Fee Waiver will waive the Athletic, Health Services, Recreational Sports and Student Center fees. Students must:

  • Be registered in 100% online courses; and
  • Live more than 100 miles from the Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi campus
  • Complete the required waiver form each semester

Financial Aid Can Help Pay Your Tuition

Scholarships and loans are available. The application period for the academic year began January 1. The application is valid for Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Create an FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID at StudentAid.Ed.gov.
  2. Complete the FAFSA, available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  3. Enter Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Federal School Code (011161) in Step 6 on the FAFSA form.
  4. The results, called a Student Aid Report (SAR), will be electronically transmitted to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. If you use your FSA ID to sign the FAFSA and provide an email address, the results will be available in 1-3 days electronically. If the results are sent through regular mail, you will receive a SAR in 2-3 weeks.
  5. Submit an application for admission to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. No offer of financial aid will be made until you have been accepted for admission to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
  6. Most financial aid programs specify that you register at least half-time, maintain satisfactory academic progress, and show evidence of financial need. Receipt of a financial aid award does not guarantee financial aid in subsequent years. You must reapply for financial aid each academic year.

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial Aid Office
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Office of Student Financial Assistance
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5772
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5772

Phone: 361-825-2338
Fax: 361-825-6095
[email protected]

Veteran Affairs Contact & Benefit Information

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is committed to recruiting, retaining, and supporting active duty service members, veterans, and dependents to maintain a diverse and highly qualified student body, faculty, and staff. For additional information, please visit the Veterans Affairs Office site.

Veterans Affairs Office
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Veterans Affairs Office
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5775
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5775

Phone: 361-825-2331 or 361-825-3610
Fax: 361-825-2533

$15,309.24* Total Tuition
$1,275.77* Per Course

Sammi’s Online MBA Success Story

As I’ve progressed in my career, I understand the advantage I’ll have by continuing my education. It opens up a lot of doors for new opportunities.

Sammi Bivens, TAMU-CC Online MBA Graduate

Calendar

Take advantage of our flexible, 100% online format with 7-week courses and several start dates a year. You can start when it’s most convenient for you, and earn your Online MBA while you continue working.

6/18/21 Next Apply Date
7/5/21 Start Class
TermApplication DeadlineMissing Documents DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineCourse Start DateCourse End Date
Summer 1 20214/30/215/7/215/16/215/11/215/17/217/2/21
Summer 2 20216/18/216/25/217/4/216/28/217/5/218/20/21
Fall 1 20218/2/218/16/218/22/218/16/218/23/2110/8/21
Fall 2 20219/20/2110/4/2110/10/2110/4/2110/11/2112/1/21

Dropping a Course While Remaining Enrolled in Other Courses

A student dropping a course or courses yet remaining enrolled in the University for at least one course on or before specified date may be subject to a 100% refund of applicable tuition and fees according to the schedule.

Withdrawing from All Courses for the Term

A student officially and completely withdrawing from the University during the semester may be subject to a refund of applicable tuition and fees according to the schedule.

A review of accounts is done at the conclusion of the withdrawal refund period to insure proper payment of tuition and fees. Refunds will be processed after each audit. Withdrawals are calculated based on the total tuition and fees, not the amount paid. Refunds are available in three forms: direct deposit, paper check or BankMobile Vibe account. To find out more information about the BankMobile Refund Process, go to BankMobile. Your billing, permanent and local addresses must be current in order to receive all vital information. Please update your addresses on SAIL or with the Registrar's Office.

6/18/21 Next Apply Date
7/5/21 Start Class
“My job requires me to not only travel locally and regionally but also internationally. So, I need to have that flexibility of still being able to stay on top of my coursework. I'm in multiple different time zones, but it doesn't prevent me from studying or keeping up with assignments and deadlines.”

Kim Andrew, TAMU-CC Online MBA Student

Admissions

Please review the admission guidelines for the Online MBA program below. For specific questions or more details, view our Admission FAQs.

Online Application
Bachelor's Degree
GMAT/GRE Scores
Resume
Online Application
Bachelor's Degree
GMAT/GRE Scores
Resume
  • Application for admission
  • Application fee ($50 domestic/$70 international)
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or equivalent college or university. Applicants applying for this program must have at least a GPA of 2.5 in their last 60 hours.
  • Submit official Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. Generally, GMAT and GRE scores will not be accepted if over five years old. The school code for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is 6849.
    • The GMAT/GRE requirement will be waived for applicants with a 3.00 GPA in their last 60 hours and a grade of at least a B in college algebra or a higher-level math course

      or

      An earned master's degree AND a grade of B or better earned in college algebra or a higher level math course.
  • Submit current resume
  • Submit essay describing professional and educational goals in at least 500 words
  • Submit official transcripts documenting all undergraduate and graduate coursework taken at any accredited college or university attended. Official transcripts must be sent directly to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi from the granting institutions.
    • Any and all official transcripts must be sent to Recruitment and Admissions:

      Office of Recruitment and Admissions
      Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
      6300 Ocean Drive, Unit # 5774
      Student Services Center 101
      Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5774
  • MBA Transfer Credit Policy - A student may transfer up to 9 semester hours of graduate credit [advanced courses only] from another AACSB university with the permission of the Director of Master's Programs, if it is determined appropriate to the degree being sought. Graduate coursework transferred from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education prior to acceptance cannot be older than seven years at the time the master's degree is awarded. Credit to be earned at other institutions after acceptance in the graduate program must be taken at an AACSB accredited program and approved in advance. Approval is granted at the discretion of the Director of Master's Programs.

If you have submitted an application for the online program and prefer to change your entry term, please complete the Change Term of Entry form and email to [email protected] or fax to (361) 825-5887. Applicants may request a change of term once a year. All additional requests will require a new application fee.

All admissions documents can be sent to Recruitment and Admissions via email or to:

Office of Recruitment and Admissions
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit # 5774
Student Services Center 101
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5774

The Online MBA with a Concentration in Healthcare Administration from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is ranked among the 20 best online MBA in Healthcare Management programs by OnlineMasters.com.

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Courses

Our Online MBA – Healthcare Administration curriculum elevates your business and management skills while covering all major aspects of healthcare administration. Students must complete 12 courses (36 credit hours) consisting of eight advanced MBA courses and four concentration courses.

Students who hold non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take some or all of the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theoretical and applied facets of financial and managerial accounting for business. The course includes preparation and communication of financial information as well as the uses of accounting data in planning and controlling activities of business firms and other types of organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study for graduate students with limited or no academic experience in economics. Provides an introduction to economic principles, analysis and procedures used in graduate-level study.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study for students with limited or no academic experience in finance. Helps to provide an understanding of the concepts of present value, funds flow analysis, cost of capital, capital budgeting, and valuation theories used in corporate finance.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of analytical methods useful for business and economic decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, inferential statistical methods, and decision analysis.
Students must complete the following core courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A continuation of financial and managerial accounting with emphasis on applications, and analysis and interpretation of financial statements.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A graduate-level course in managerial micro economics focusing on the use of economic tools and concepts to assist managers in decision-making. Topics may include market demand and elasticity, demand estimation, production and cost functions, marginal analysis under various forms of market structure and game theory.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An expanded study of the theoretical framework of financial analytical principles, including contemporary topics. Combines theory and case analysis to integrate principles with practice, emphasis on the relevant theory, the application of theory to managerial problems, and the presentation of results in written and oral form. Applies concepts of corporate finance, accounting principles, and quantitative analysis.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of individual, group and intergroup behavior within organizations. Issues discussed include personality differences, power, politics, interpersonal relations, conflict management, work environment, satisfaction, performance and team building.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An analysis of strategic decision-making, policy and strategy. Focus is on the integrative and multi-functional nature of organizational strategy decision. Intensive analysis of the influence of administrative decisions on organizational outcomes. Must be taken at the end of the program after completion of all advanced, non-elective courses. In unusual circumstances, it may be taken concurrently with the final non-elective courses with the written permission of the Director of Master's Programs.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of computer-based technologies for facilitating the analysis and evaluation of business problems. Provides the student with a case-driven analysis of evaluating and selecting the appropriate software tool to match the required management application. Software coverage may include a variety of available packages, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, ftp, email, and electronic presentation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An advanced study of contemporary marketing management concepts, tools of analysis, and implementation of marketing programs.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of operations of manufacturing and service organizations. Introduction to operational design and control issues such as forecasting, capacity planning, facility location and layout, quality, JIT/lean philosophies and materials requirement planning. Emphasis on developing an operational strategy linking functional areas. Includes international, environmental, legal and ethical aspects of operations.
Student must complete the concentration courses below.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Focus on the major components of the American health care system and related issues in the administration of care delivery. Policy information and political issues are discussed.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Analysis and evaluation of classical and modern economic theory, principles and procedures applicable to the health care delivery system and their implications for public policy.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Survey of basic financial management techniques used in health care administration. Provides an understanding of cost analysis, strategic planning and forecasting techniques.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the legal and related ethical aspects of the health care delivery system including governing boards, liabilities, consent and malpractice as well as other related topics. Current governmental, state and other regulating bodies are presented.

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*Program tuition based on recommended 3 credits per session. Tuition is on a sliding scale and may be reduced when enrolling in 6 credit hours per session.

**This MBA can be completed in 12 months and will consist of 10 courses only if the applicant has completed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Up to 4 additional courses may be required for any other undergraduate degrees.

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