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Healthcare Management (MS) Concentrations

The MS in Healthcare Management Business Concentration applies concepts from the University’s MBA program to distinct organizational scenarios of the healthcare sector. This collaboration produces a comprehensive curriculum that addresses the rapidly evolving nature of the healthcare management environment. In addition to maintaining the financial stability of an organization, healthcare executives must lead teams of specialists, oversee operations, stay apprised of technological and scientific advancements, and abide by policies and regulations. Managing all of this, while ensuring quality care for patients and maintaining awareness of legal and ethical issues, distinguishes healthcare management from other industries.

Health Informatics
This concentration examines Health Informatics focusing on electronic medical-health-related data that is generated and stored in health care and public health organizations. It is concerned with such issues as electronic information systems and applications; data collection and analysis; program design, implementation, and management, and the application of the systems to the patient, and how clinical components of patient care are managed and structured in the electronic health record (EHR).

Organizational Excellence
Students who choose this concentration will also earn a Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt in Healthcare certificate from Bay Path University. This certificate focuses on optimizing workflow, increasing efficiency, and reducing waste  using the Lean/Six Sigma methodology. This approach provides a problem-solving framework and quality tools that address operational problems specifically in the healthcare organization.

Public Health
The MS in Healthcare Management Public Health concentration blends core curriculum with specificity in Public Health and supports the rapidly emerging profession contributing to the new frontier in the field of healthcare. Current trends in higher education data indicate the field of Public Health is growing and this concentration offers students an additional educational pathway to access this expanding field. Course offerings align with current healthcare trends, prospective student interests, the needs of the workforce, and Bay Path’s strong existing graduate programs.

Upon completion of the program, students will be employable by hospitals, medical centers, physicians, medical insurance companies, biomedical laboratories, and policy centers in the field of healthcare management.

Bay Path University's MS in Healthcare Management is a participant in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)  and is a member of the Higher Education Network (HEN).  Information on student benefits can be found here