Accelerated Healthcare Management

Accelerated MBA in Healthcare Management

The full-time accelerated MBA in Healthcare Management is designed for recent college graduates who want to embark upon a career in healthcare management.

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Are you a recent college graduate seeking to launch a career in the rapidly growing field of healthcare management? Welcome to Assumption University’s Accelerated MBA in Healthcare Management. What Makes Assumption’s Program Unique? In addition to taking cutting-edge courses in business and healthcare management, students participate in professional internships. This program was designed with you and your career aspirations in mind. In just 14 months, you can graduate with an MBA and relevant real-world experience complemented by a network that will accelerate your career progression to become a leader in the 21st-century healthcare industry. Our classes are small, allowing you to receive the personal attention and develop relationships with both faculty and fellow students Values-based with a Real-World Focus Like our other [four MBA programs, our curriculum is grounded in imparting ethical business practices that seek to improve the human condition. In addition, each of our accelerated MBA programs includes professional practicum courses, which competitively position you for a career after Assumption. Our goal is to help you launch your career. Our entire team, from our Graduate Admissions to our Student Success Representative, and our incredible faculty, are ready to do what it takes to create for you a transformative experience. We look forward to you becoming part of our community and making meaningful contributions to the campus and global communities.  

Graduate Virtual Information Sessions

Accelerated MBA in Healthcare Management Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Sr. Associate Director of Post-Bachelor and Graduate Admissions
508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Shannon Thibault, EdD, MBA, MHA

Program Coordinator, MBA in Healthcare Management, Adjunct Faculty, Healthcare Administration and Business Administration

Shelley Walsh

Student Service Representative
508-767-7426 Tsotsis Family Academic Center - Room 338

An Ideal Place to Learn

Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Program developed with healthcare experts


  • Accelerated Full-time MBA in Healthcare Management:

    Foundation Courses*

    MBA 563 Finance for Managers
    MBA 564 Decision Analytics**
    MBA 565 Foundations of Accounting

    *waived for students with an undergraduate business degree or equivalent undergraduate course work.

    **waived for health science majors at the University.

  • HAP 505* A Systems Approach to Delivering Healthcare in America
    HAP 525 Critical Issues in Healthcare Ethics
    HAP 600 Management and Supervision for Healthcare Professions
    HAP 610 Research in an Evidence-based Healthcare Environment
    HAP 630 An Interdisciplinary Approach to Health Policy Analysis
    MBA 721 Healthcare Project Management
    MBA 603 Financial Decision Analysis
    MBA 605 Accounting Decisions Analysis
    MBA 750 Professional Practice and Mentoring (focused on health science/ healthcare industry)
    MBA 751 Professional Practicum I (focused on health science/ healthcare industry)
    MBA 753 Professional Practicum II (focused on health science/ healthcare industry)
    MBA 800 Business Strategy

    *Assumption University graduates in the undergraduate Health Sciences major will be required to take MBA 726 Organizational Development & Change, rather than HAP 505.


Michael S. Lewis, Ph.D.
Program Director Department Chair, Management and Accounting MBA Director Assistant Professor of Management
Shannon Thibault, EdD, MBA, MHA
Program Coordinator Program Coordinator, MBA in Healthcare Management, Adjunct Faculty Healthcare Administration and Business Administration
Zachary Jeremy Daniels
Associate Professor of Practice, Mgmt, Mktg, Org Comm
Ledia Dilo
Lecturer, MBA Programs
Susan Eramo
Lecturer, MBA Programs
Michael Hebert
Adjunct Faculty, Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Graduate
Patrick Malone
Adjunct Faculty, Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies and MBA
Joseph Meichelbeck
Lecturer, MBA Programs
James Monette
Lecturer, MBA Programs
J. Bart Morrison, DBA
Associate Professor of Management
Brett Murphy Hunt, EdD
Lecturer, MBA Program
Jennifer Niece, CPA, MBA
Lecturer, MBA and Undergraduate Business Programs
Kristen P. Quinn, MSA
Associate Professor of Practice, Accounting
Carol Richmond
Lecturer, MBA Programs
Christine Carol Sawicki, R.Ph
Lecturer, Health Advocacy and MBA Programs
Christopher Webber
Lecturer, MBA Programs
Stephen Willand
Lecturer, MBA Programs
Jessica Zinger
Lecturer, MBA Programs

Graduate Admission Events and Ways to Connect With Us

We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs - either through a visit to campus, attending an information session or by scheduling a phone or virtual conversation with an admissions team member or one of our program directors.

Application Requirements:

  • Graduate Application
  • Official College Transcripts, undergraduate and graduate
  • Three Letters of Recommendation – academic and/or professional
  • Current Resume
  • Personal Statement

Assumption undergraduate students:

You can apply to the MBA program during the spring of your junior year and receive permission to take 2 MBA courses during senior year, preferably one during the fall and one during the spring. But, it is possible to take both during the spring semester. Special Fast Track Consideration for Assumption students: If your GPA is a 3.2 or above, then you just need to complete the online application and request that your transcript be sent to the Graduate Office. Once they receive the transcript and confirm your GPA, they will waive all of the other application requirements (resume, personal statement, and recommendations). APPLY TODAY

The Career Development & Internship Center (CDIC)

The Career Development & Internship Center (CDIC) is here to help Accelerated MBA students build the skills and experience they will need for a successful and meaningful career. The Career Development & Internship Center can help Assumption’s Accelerated MBA students to:
  • Develop and refine their resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles
  • Find and pursue internship and employment opportunities
  • Prepare for job interviews
  • Provide valuable career resources to assist in the internship and career search
  • Network with alumni and local business professionals through career events
Accelerated MBA students can email the CDIC or call 508-767-7227 to set up an appointment.

Accelerated BA/MBA Dual Degree Program

Apply as a high school senior into the dual degree program with one application and benefit from being considered for a $2,500 Assumption Business Leader Scholarship (per year for 5 years), special programming, and the ability to take up to two MBA courses during your senior year.  We offer two tracks to choose from: Management and CPA (for accounting majors only). Learn more about all of the University's dual degree offerings. We offer two additional tracks to choose from: Management and CPA (for accounting majors only). Learn more about all of the University's dual degree offerings.

Graduate Research Symposium

Assumption University Graduate School Annual Symposium showcases research, innovative projects, successful case study, and creative work of graduate students and recent alums from every graduate program. We offer all graduate students in every program an opportunity to present their excellent work on diverse topics.

Veterans at Assumption

Assumption University recognizes that servicemen and women have demonstrated great courage and made tremendous sacrifices in service to our nation and its people. The University has introduced a number of programs and services to assist veterans during the application process and while veterans are attending Assumption. We also have a lounge designated only for our veteran students. Assumption University is committed to maintaining recognition as a Military Friendly institution.  We strive to eliminate barriers to success for our Service Members, Veterans, and their qualified dependents.