Fall 2018 Application Deadline
August 1 (for domestic applicants)
There’s a science to healthcare and a science to managing its delivery.
Healthcare services management is a growing and changing space with an increased demand for healthcare managers who can improve business and clinical outcomes. As healthcare reform laws through the Affordable Care Act continue to change industry standards and operations, the need becomes even greater.
Our program is designed to hone leadership and develop a data-driven process orientation, helping provider managers improve quality, reduce costs and increase patient satisfaction.
- 36 credits; 12 courses
- Full-time or part-time course of study
- Can be completed in just one year (full-time, fast-track only)
- Hybrid format--online and in-person classes (New Brunswick campus)
- Relevant and practical curriculum
- Classes taught by elite healthcare and management scholars
Merging business and healthcare
This program is a perfect fit for doctors, nurses and other clinicians who have moved, or are moving, from clinical care roles to management and leadership positions, and finding a strong need to be better equipped to handle the management and business side of patient care.
Our program will empower you to become a confident, strategic leader in hospitals or provider organizations and their extended supply chains, which include pharmaceutical and insurance industries.
Why a healthcare program at a business school?
Healthcare organizations faces similar challenges as other service firms in accessibility, quality of service and profitability. Running a solid business is critical to patient care. From this perspective, a business school is the ideal home for a healthcare management program.
Certificate in Healthcare Services Management
Not ready to pursue a full graduate course of study yet?
Find out more about how you can earn a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Services Management from Rutgers Business School with just four courses.
Our curriculum is informed by our relationships with industry leaders and top corporate partners, so you are gaining relevant knowledge in real time. Some of the organizations our Industry Advisory Board come from are:
- NY Hospital for Special Surgery
- Robert Wood Johnson Health System
- Atlantic Health System
- Summit Health Medical System
- St Peter's Hospital
- Deloitte Consulting
Dr. Zhao's general interest lies in supply chain management with a special focus on design, control and coordination of stochastic production-inventory systems, integration of supply chain management with project management, and applications in pharmaceutical industry. He has published in leading journals such as Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations...