16 Months (Accelerated)
Effective leadership of healthcare professionals is critical for ensuring quality healthcare delivery. Leadership is a vital component of the healthcare systems and has a broad range of functions in improving and maintaining organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
Healthcare has evolved into a complex industry and needs leaders than ever before. Healthcare systems are composed of multiple professional groups, departments, and sub-specialties with complex, non-sequential interactions between them; the intricacy of such systems is often unparalleled as a result of constraints pertaining to diverse diseases, multidirectional goals, and multidisciplinary staff.
Healthcare leaders of today need to be proficient in economics, patient satisfaction, healthcare policy, information management systems, marketing, ethics, and medicolegal issues, interdisciplinary collaboration, telemedicine, technological change, and above all the emotional intelligence to facilitate evidence-based and patient-centered care.
All the above-listed factors have gone into meticulously designing the MBA Healthcare Leadership at Rushford Business School. This program will help you gain valuable skills and competencies for effective and efficient management and executive healthcare leadership.
Rushford offers Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE) and thus a formal bachelor’s degree is not mandatory for entering this program.
The program fee for this program is EUR 9000 if paid in full before enrollment. If you prefer to pay in monthly installments, the total program fees paid will be slightly higher due to administrative charges. We offer two flexible monthly program fees payment plans for this program as follows :
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The Rushford Online MBA program in Healthcare Leadership is comprised of a total of 29 courses and each course lasts approximately 2-3 weeks. Each course is comprised of 2-4 ECTS credits. Students must complete 18 core courses, 5 out of the 11 elective courses, and a capstone project to earn a total of 90 ECTS for becoming eligible for the MBA in Healthcare Leadership Award.
The Rushford MBA in Healthcare Leadership has been developed for professionals who are currently involved in healthcare delivery and would like to rise the ranks to the levels of senior and top management. This program can be highly beneficial to new entrants who would like to leverage the knowledge and skills imparted through this program to secure an excellent starting role to jump-start their career in healthcare management. The way the course is designed is to ensure that the knowledge and skills gained can be applied across the public and private sectors, as well as in an international setting.
Healthcare is a complex and vast area and to be a successful member of the management in this fast-paced business, you need to be a strong problem solver and have an analytical way of assessing business situations. This program provides multiple opportunities for you to expose yourself to these key areas through projects, mentors, site visits, etc. The focus is also on understanding the application of techniques and methods for health research and policy.
Graduates of this MBA degree will have gained skills for a wide range of career opportunities both in the public and private sectors. In addition to working in a hospital set-up, people with an MBA degree in healthcare leadership can work in universities, health insurance, and a wide variety of other industries.
Rushford maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MBA programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline
For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, Rushford uses Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). Rushford generally utilizes over 3 years of relevant experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at email@example.com for exploring this pathway.
Proficiency in English:
Evidence of Proficiency in English
IELTS 6.0+ , OR
PTE 50+ , OR
TOEFL 550+, OR
Any other proficiency test taken in the last 2 years
English Proficiency Waiver:
The English proficiency test is waived for the following candidates:
Native English Speakers, OR;
Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
Applicants having completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English speaking country, OR;
2 Years of work experience in a setting in which English is the primary language of work
Rushford Business School is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)
Rushford Business School is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ACBSP is a global accrediting body which accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.
Rushford Business School is a member of the “International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)” The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide. All modes of delivery, campuses, locations, and instructional sites, as well as all business programs regardless of degree level, will normally be included in the IACBE accreditation review.
Rushford Business School is a proud supporter and Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME). PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact founded in 2007 as a platform to encourage and increase awareness and integration of sustainability in business schools around the world. Today, PRME is the largest coordinated effort between the world’s business schools and the United Nations. Rushford Business School became a PRME signatory in 2020. As a school, we understand the privilege and responsibility of providing quality education that gives learners the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, change lives, and transform societies.
Completing your MBA from Rushford gives you the confidence and credibility to have completed a program from a top class European Business School
We offer one of the most flexible programs globally and you are always in control of how quickly you want to learn
We ensure that our academic programs stay current with the latest topics of relevance and importance