Health Care Management (MA)


Effective 1 June 2017 through 31 May 2018

Please see the Graduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.

This program is offered by the Walker School of Business & Technology.

Program Description

The objective of this curriculum is to provide directors and potential directors of nursing school institutions who are already qualified, trained, and experienced, with advanced training in health care management.

This program is available only in Geneva, Switzerland, and the courses are taught in French.

acbsp logoThe MA in health care management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the field of health care management.
  • Students will be able to effectively apply important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the field health care management when analyzing complex factual situations.
  • Students will be able to effectively integrate (or synthesize) important facts, concepts, principles, and theories in the field of health care management when developing solutions to multifaceted health care management problems in complex factual situations.

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (MA) must include the following courses for a major/emphasis in health care management:

  • HEAL 5000 Advanced Theories and Concepts in Health Care (Requisite Course) (3 hours)
  • HEAL 5200 Professional Values and Ethics in Health Care (3 hours)
  • HEAL 5210 Program Development in Health Care (3 hours)
  • HEAL 5220 Politics and Economics of Health Care (3 hours)
  • HEAL 5140 The Law and Health Services (3 hours)
  • HRMG 5000 Managing Human Resources (3 hours)
  • BUSN 5200 Basic Finance for Managers (3 hours)
  • HEAL 6000 Integrated Studies in Health Care (3 hours)


Students who are interested in applying to this degree program should see the Admission Section of this catalog for general requirements.

Send all admission materials to:

Office of Admission
Webster University Geneva
Route de Collex 15
CH-1293 Bellevue, Switzerland

Advancement to Candidacy

Students are admitted to their graduate program upon completion of all admission requirements. Students are advanced to candidacy status after successfully completing 12 credit hours of graduate credit, with grades of B– or better. In the MBA program and other specialized programs, courses required as prerequisites to the program do not count toward the 12 credit hours required for advancement. A student who receives one F or two C's before advancement is dismissed. Students admitted on a conditional basis into the School of Business and Technology, the College of Arts & Sciences, or the School of Communications are limited to taking one course per term. Such students who earn one grade of C or below before they are advanced to candidacy will be dismissed without further right to appeal for reinstatement but may apply for readmission after one calendar year from the date of dismissal. Exceptions for international students may apply.