Master of Global Management in Healthcare Services

General

Programme Description

The program is offered only online

The way we live and work is changing rapidly and the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating trends and driving changes at an unprecedented speed. To succeed in a new future that is being shaped now, leaders in healthcare need to diversify their business practices, supply chains, and inventory sources; build global relationships; navigate changes; inspire innovation.

The Master of Global Management in Healthcare Services is a specialized concentration for health leaders of Thunderbird’s Master of Global Management (MGM) degree, which earned the No. 1 Master's in Management ranking in the Times Higher Education/WSJ 2019 Business Schools Report. The degree program was designed for remote learners and features a cutting-edge learning platform and content that is hosted 100% online.

With a history of global focus and constant innovation, Thunderbird is uniquely positioned to help health leaders not only to navigate the world currently but to excel in future trends. The program explores relevant topics such as global business environments, global management strategy, healthcare policy, and innovation, leading digital, and data decision-making.

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Global Leadership for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

  • #1 Master's in Management ranking globally in the Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal 2019 Business Schools Report
  • #1 Most Innovative School in the U.S. in the U.S. News & World Report for five years in succession (2016–2020)
  • #1 Internationalism of Alumni in The Economist 2015

Programme Outline

The program consists of 49 credits in total. 43 credit hours online will be a blend of video lectures, simulations, exercises, and exams as well as active discussion and team-based learning. The curriculum will explore topics such as global accounting, health administration and management, financial value creation for leaders, digital and data decision-making, global leadership, personal development, global marketing strategy, and international communication and negotiation. 6 credit hours are designed as in-person applied project practicums where students will identify, analyse, and solve problems for real-world clients in the healthcare industry.

Curriculum

The curriculum for our master’s degree in healthcare management contains the following sequences:

  • TAM 505 — Navigating Global and Regional Business Environments
  • TGM 506 — Communicating and Negotiating Across Cultures
  • TAM 511 — Global Accounting: Managing with Numbers
  • TAM 557 — Global Marketing Strategy and Management
  • HCI 538 — Innovation and the Individual
  • HCI 542 — Systems thinking in a Complex Environment
  • TGM 580 — Applied Learning I (Practicum)
  • HCI 550 — Healthcare Policy and Innovation
  • HCI 540 — Principles of Evidence-Based Practice
  • HCI 554 — Outcomes Evaluation
  • TGM 598 — Special Topics in Healthcare
  • TAM 541 — Strategy in a Competitive World
  • TAM 521 — Financial Value Creation for Leaders
  • TAM 530 — Leading Digital and Data Decision Making
  • TAM 542 — Global Leadership and Personal Development
  • TGM 580 — Applied Learning 2 (Practicum)
  • TGM 597 — Personal Development Capstone

Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Global Management in Healthcare Services co-created by Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management and Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE) will gain confidence, knowledge, and skills in the following areas:

  • Global leadership
  • Cross-cultural dynamics and negotiation
  • Healthcare business
  • Strategy
  • Practical/experiential training
  • Diverse elective options

Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university degree program
  • Competitive TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores (if you did not graduate from an English-speaking university in a native English-speaking country)
  • Submission of an online application, including
    • Resume documenting the professional and academic history
    • One essay answering an application question
    • Contact information for 1 professional or academic reference
    • Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
  • Admissions interview(s), if applicable

Fees and Programme Costs

This healthcare concentration for Thunderbird’s Master of Global Management (MGM) program, which earned the No. 1 Master's in Management ranking in the Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal 2019 Business Schools Report, is an exclusive bundled experience of world-leading online learning content, thought-leadership pieces, and applicable experiences that future leaders can apply to their work right away.

  • Programme cost: $70,000
  • Application fees: $70 domestic and $115 international
  • Programme deposit: $500. The ​enrollment deposit ​confirms your acceptance of admission and reserves ​your ​seat ​in ​the ​program, allowing you to register for your first term courses. All ​deposit funds ​are ​​applied ​to ​your ​student ​account.

Who should study this program?

This blended online master’s degree program is designed for healthcare professionals looking to gain global perspectives, identify international opportunities within the healthcare sector, grow their network, and diversify their leadership practice.

With a No. 1 ranking as the Public University of Choice for International Students (ASU, according to the 2018 Open Doors Report, Institute of International Education) and a No. 1 ranking for Internationalism of Alumni (The Economist 2015), Thunderbird offers strong networking opportunities with like-minded professionals who are highly skilled and highly tenured in healthcare.

About the Partnership: DHGE and Thunderbird School of Global Management

The partnership between DHGE and ASU's Thunderbird School of Global Management brings together one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare providers in the U.S., the world’s No. 1 ranked Master’s in Management and the No. 1 Most Innovative School in the U.S. to offer ground-breaking programs.

Last updated Jul 2020

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