Dual MBA / MSHI Degree Combining Business and Healthcare

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Why Choose Our Program?

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) dual degree program was designed to help health care professionals and management-level business professionals to learn to apply health informatics skills and business knowledge in healthcare settings. Our degree:

  • Is an AACSB accredited dual degree program
  • Is taught by distinguished faculty with a variety of expertise
  • Offers broad exposure to advanced-level health care applied analytical skills and core business knowledge
  • Reduces the total courses required by four classes (12 credits) while still including all the health care informatics skills and the broad knowledge necessary in the business world
  • Graduates of this program go on to earn titles such as Data Analyst or Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor; job satisfaction is reported as high, with the average salary of MBA/MSHI degree holders is $73,270, reported by Payscale

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About Our Program

Curriculum

Foundation Course Prerequisites

These courses are required for candidates who do not have a bachelor's degree in business or who lack knowledge in the following disciplines:

  • ACCT 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Accounting
  • DSIM 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Quantitative Methods
  • ECON 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Economics
  • FIN 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Finance

Health Informatics Program Requirements

Co-Requisites

Students who do not have a medical background will be required to take a two-credit hour MSHI 201 Medical Terminology and Healthcare Essentials course before completing their third course in the program.

  • MSHI 500 - Advanced Health Informatics I
  • MSHI 501 - Advanced Coding and Classification
  • MSHI 503 - Advanced CyberSecurity
  • MSHI 504 - Advanced Systems Analysis
  • MSHI 505 - Advanced Health Informatics II
  • MSHI 506 - Advanced HealthCare Database Management
  • MSHI 524 - Epidemiology and Evidenced-Based Health Informatics
  • MSHI 525 - Key Standards in the Health Care Industry
  • MSHI 526 - Legal and Social Issues in Health Informatics

Capstone Requirement

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  • MSHI 527 - Research Work Project Experience
  • MSHI 590 - Internship I

MBA Program Requirements

  • ACCT 522 - Accounting for Managerial Control
  • DSIM 535 - Quantitative Methods for Decision-Making
  • DSIM 577 - Managing Production and Service Operations
  • ECON 520 - Economics of High Performance
  • FIN 534 - Optimizing Financial Performance
  • INB 555 - Competing in the Global Economy
  • MGT 545 - Global Corporate Strategy and Policy
  • MGT 548 - Leading People and Organizations
  • MKG 540 - Strategic Marketing in a Digital Economy

AdmissionsHow to Apply

  • Completed JU Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts for Degree Most Recently Conferred (Undergraduate-Bachelor's or Graduate)
    • Additional Transcripts may be requested if you have completed less than 60 credits at your degree conferring institution, or if you are wishing to waive the MBA Pre-Requisite requirements (Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics)
  • Students with a GPA under 3.0 will be considered based on a holistic individual assessment that may require extra documentation. 

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Contact Information Davis College of Business

Phone: (904) 256-7196
Email: graduateadmissions@ju.edu

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