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Concentrate in Health Systems Management and Expand Your Career Opportunities

Due to the rapidly aging population and overall expansion of health care in the United States, there is a growing demand for highly-trained professionals to manage health care centers and services. Pittsburgh, which has one of the highest populations of seniors in the country, is well known for its health care systems and ground-breaking medical discoveries.

The health systems management concentration in our MBA program, located in Downtown Pittsburgh and fully online, equips current health care professionals — and those seeking a new career in the health care field — with the tools and skills needed to successfully plan, direct and coordinate medical and health services.

Concentration Course Work

This concentration integrates theoretical learning, scholarly research and case analysis in national and global health care policies and practices.

Courses are taught by faculty members with a diverse range of professional experience in the health care management field.

Health systems management concentration courses include:

  • Financial Management of Health Care
  • Health Care Policy Analysis
  • Health Economics
  • Health Systems Management and Administration or Special Topics in the Health Field

For a comprehensive list of our MBA program requirements, see the degree requirements and course descriptions.

Fully Online Accelerated Degree Option

Point Park’s online programs are offered in a flexible format at an affordable cost. Online courses are 8 weeks long and are always offered asynchronously for your convenience. 

Online students have access to the same great benefits as those on campus:

  • Point Park faculty with real-world experience.
  • Small online class sizes for individualized attention.
  • A full spectrum of University resources.
  • A student success advisor offering support from application to graduation, who will guide you to successfully complete your degree.

Cohorts begin every semester.