MBA Optional Concentrations
The Lake Erie College MBA is designed for general managers. The program enables graduates to expand their horizons and assume progressively more managerial duties and responsibilities. However, if desired, students may also choose to obtain a concentration in one of our three offered concentrations.
The concentration in Health Care Administration prepares Parker MBA students for staff, managerial, and leadership roles in the Health Care industry. The health care administration concentration covers topics including the U.S. health care delivery system; an overview of health informatics; legal and ethical issues; and the effective management of health care organizations. The concentration deals with the application of business concepts to the Health Care industry in a broad context, covering not only provider organizations such as hospitals, but other industry participants such as pharmaceutical and medical technology enterprises.
MBA 562 Health Care Delivery Systems
MBA 576 Ethical & Legal Issues in Health Care
MBA 595 Survey of Health Care Informatics
Information Technology Management
The MBA concentration in Information Technology Management is designed to meet the emerging market demand for IT management professionals. Information is a key asset to any organization. The concentration seeks to develop IT management professionals who will lead an organization’s strategies to most effectively define, store, manage, protect, share, and distribute information to relevant stakeholders as well as exploiting the power of information technology to create a competitive advantage.
MBA 520 Data & Database Management
MBA 521 Information Systems Design and Development
MBA 522 Data Communications, Computer Networks, & Security
The Health Informatics concentration is designed to meet the emerging market demand for health care management professionals with a specialization in informatics. The health care industry is experiencing a massive change in the way it delivers and manages a patient’s health care due to technology and federal mandatory regulations. This concentration seeks to develop health care management professionals who will lead an organization’s strategies to most effectively integrate health informatics as part of daily operations as well as exploiting the power of health care technology to create a competitive advantage and deliver safe and quality patient care.
MBA 510 Foundations of Health Informatics
MBA 511 The Interrelationships between Health Care Delivery & Information Systems
MBA 512 Health care Information & Data Management