Online MBA with Health Care Leadership concentration ranked No. 27 in nation

Top 50 Online MBA Programs in Healthcare Management 2017Friends University’s online Master of Business Administration with a Health Care Leadership concentration ranks No. 27 in the nation as assessed by The Friends University program is the only Kansas program listed in the top 50.

“This distinction recognizes the superior quality of our MBA program,” said Dr. David Hofmeister, dean of the College of Adult and Professional Studies and the Graduate School. “Our faculty and students are among the best in the nation.”

The ranking was compiled based upon the tuition cost, accreditation, PayScale early career salary, prestige and overall graduation rates.

Friends University is one of only three schools in Kansas recognized by the American College of Healthcare Executives Higher Education Network for its capability in equipping students to take the board exam by offering quality curriculum.

The Professional MBA with a Health Care Leadership concentration is a 30-credit hour program that can be completed on-campus or online. The program equips students with foundational knowledge in insurance coverage, workforce compensation trends, prescription drug administration and risk management. The concentration enhances leadership skills and enables students to create innovative solutions to adapt to the ever-changing health care system.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care occupations and industries are expected to have the fastest employment growth and to add the most jobs of any other occupation group between 2014 and 2024.

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Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.