The MBA program in Healthcare Management is focused on health services management.
Graduates will be qualified to manage a variety of health-related establishments such as hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, medical and dental practices and clinics, and assisted living and elder care establishments. Grads may also pursue management positions with medical and pharmaceutical product distributors and insurance enterprises.
Admission to the MBA Program is open to prospective students with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited college or university. Students lacking undergraduate coursework in business may be required to take up to 12 hours of foundation courses in accounting, economics, finance and management or marketing, in addition to the curricula for the MBA program. In some cases, significant professional work experience will be considered in lieu of undergraduate business coursework. The MBA Admissions Committee will consider the following factors in granting full admission to the MBA Program:
Admissions Application and Deadlines
Fall Semester: May 31
Spring Semester: October 31
Summer Semester: April 1
A computer with Internet connectivity is required for coursework delivered online.
Cost and Financial Aid
SC State offers affordable online programs. Tuition and fees are posted on the Bursar’s Office website.
South Carolina State Office of Financial Aid
South Carolina State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SC State University’s MBA program is accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Classes are delivered in a hybrid format including evening and Saturday classes at the main campus in Orangeburg and through interactive videoconferencing to off-campus sites. A portion of the coursework is also delivered online in the Blackboard Learning Management System.
Matthew Guah, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Business Administration & Information Systems
College of Business and Information Systems
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC 29117