Become a skilled business leader in the growing healthcare industry with Southeastern's online Healthcare MBA program.

As skilled administrators are vital to quality and efficient healthcare, the need for them is more important than ever. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for skilled leadership in healthcare is expected to increase 20 percent through 2026. This degree will prepare students for careers such as hospital administrator, practice manager, pharmaceutical project manager, healthcare business consultant and more.

Through the online healthcare MBA program, you will explore fundamental business management principles as they pertain to the healthcare industry. Learn how to demonstrate effective communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills, along with business theory and applications in dynamic global environments. You will also learn how to apply these business tools to various areas, including healthcare organization and governance, information technology, law, economics and finance and quality management while exhibiting servant leadership in the workplace. As the program has an online format, you’ll be able to study whenever and wherever you desire as you learn from faculty members who have real-world experience.

In the program’s healthcare core courses, you will explore various healthcare principles and policies from a Christian worldview, with a focus on organization, management, healthcare law and legal policies. A capstone course requires completion of a healthcare administration action plan project that provides solutions to real-world healthcare administration issues.


SEU’s healthcare MBA online program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

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Courses and Requirements

The online healthcare MBA from SEU includes a total of 39 credits of study. The core curriculum consists of 21 credits that cover fundamental business management principles, and 18 credits of the degree focus on healthcare administration.

Students who wish to enroll in Southeastern University’s MBA program must:

  1. Have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above (applicants with a lower GPA may be considered with the successful completion of all three prerequisites and other applicable requirements)
  2. Fulfill all foundational knowledge requirements (see Foundational Courses and Competencies)

Courses required to complete the program.

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How to Apply

When applying to SEU’s online healthcare MBA, you will need:

  • Completed application
  • A sample writing assignment addressing why you want to pursue an MBA at Southeastern University. The essay should address how the MBA will help you in your career and how you can integrate Christian faith into your profession as a manager. The paper should include your full name and be 300-600 words in length.
  • Two recommendations: An academic or a professional and a personal/character, submitted by those providing references

Tuition and Fees

Component Cost Total*
Tuition $525 per credit hour $20,475
Technology Fee $150 per semester $600
General Student Fee $150 per semester $600
Totals $21,675

Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Fees are charged per semester unless otherwise noted. This program takes an estimated three to four semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 866.858.6290 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.

Financial Aid

At SEU, we want to help make your online education even more affordable, so we offer a variety of financial aid options.

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Career Outcomes

Our online healthcare MBA program provides necessary skills to pursue several upper-level careers in the healthcare industry. Potential career paths include:

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Practice Manager
  • Pharmaceutical Project Manager
  • Healthcare Business Consultant
  • Hospital CEO or CFO
  • Physician Relations Liaison

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Benefits of Learning Online

By studying online with SEU, you’ll experience the luxury of being able to complete your course work during your own time, wherever you may be.

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