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Have you ever thought of advancing your career in the healthcare industry? Are you working in management or administration in a hospital or healthcare facility? If so, you might want to consider the new online Hospital and Healthcare Management MBA, offered jointly by the highly ranked Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), the prestigious Charles University and the dynamic Advance Institute in Prague.
The part-time MBA program in Health and Hospital Management represents a clever combination of online and on-campus sessions. Participants profit from state-of-the-art knowledge, immediately applicable to their professional practice. Moreover, the innovative blended learning model creates a maximum of flexibility, regarding both time and location.
The MBA Program is offered by the MCI Management Center Innsbruck in cooperation with the Institute of Economic Studies of Charles University and the Advance Healthcare Management Institute in Prague. It focuses on health systems in Central Europe and serves as a multidisciplinary basis with specializations either in health or hospital management.
A modern hospital is one of the most complex enterprises to manage. Managers deal with diverse, highly trained professionals and teams. They must be on top of cutting-edge technology. They need to understand procurement, financial management and accounting. And they need to be able to navigate a complex authorizing environment within the boundaries and limitations of national health systems. Our four-semester program addresses these challenges and is tailored to those who are already working in hospital management or health facilities administration.
The MBA in Health and Hospital Management is designed for doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, administrators, economists, accountants, lawyers and other professions in leading positions, who operate in hospitals, clinics, offices or in the pharmaceutical and other health-oriented industries and wish to:
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis. The required documents are to be submitted online.
04. Februar 2019
01. April 2019
03. Juni 2019
26. August 2019
In principle, the program accepts individuals with
Additionally applicants are required to provide proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language. Relevant evidence must not be older than three years and may include certificates issued for the completion of any one of the following examinations:
The admission procedure includes the following elements:
The application must be submitted in the form of a standardized application form accompanied by the required documents (CV, essay, undergraduate degree from a recognized university). Minimum 3 years of professional experience in a qualified position prior to commencement of the program (ideally, qualified professional activity also during the MBA program).
Applicants are asked to submit an essay detailing their motivations for enrolling in this program (> 1000 words).
PROOF OF AN ADEQUATE COMMAND OF ENGLISH
For candidates, whose first language is not English: TOEFL test certificate or equivalent (cf. European Reference Framework for
Languages: Proficient User) is required. Scores are valid for three years from the date of the test.
The interview gives applicants the opportunity to present themselves personally, to narrate their career history, to explain their motivation for this program as well as describe their medium-term professional goals. A Skype-based interview is also possible.
An admission committee decides on the applicant's admission to the Master program.
Our brand-new online MBA is a tailored program for today’s complex demands for modern hospital and health care managers: The combined online and face-to-face courses are highly interactive, steeped in practical experience and allow for simultaneous study and work. The curriculum combines management, finance and controlling, quality management, legal and regulatory issues, human resource management and customer orientation, IT and information management, in addition to in-depth health systems analysis. We enlisted an international faculty that combines outstanding academic standing with a wealth of hands-on practical experience. The highly interactive classes are built on the relevant academic literature, actual case studies of international good practice and the vast faculty’s experience.
Part-time, Blended Learning (online & on-campus modules)
14 Modules within 4 semesters (24 months)
56 weeks online modules and 3 five-day residency phases
(two residential phases in Innsbruck, 1 residency in Prague)
Academic Director Armin H. Fidler, MD, MPH, MSc, DTM&H Senior Lecturer, MCI Management Center InnsbruckNonprofit, Social & Health Care Management (BA)International Health & Social Management (MA)Health Economics & Management (Joint Master Degree)
Academic DirectorProf. Dr. Siegfried WalchHead of Department & Studies, MCI Management Center InnsbruckNonprofit, Social & Health Care Management (BA)International Health & Social Management (MA)European Master in Health Economics & Management (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree)
Academic DirectorPavel Hroboň, M.D., M.S.Managing Partner, Advance Healthcare Management Institute
Program Director Mag. Susanne E. Herzog Head of Executive Education & Development, MCI Management Center Innsbruck
Technical requirements for admission to the MCI eCampus:
The qualities the world of business typically requires of MBA graduates include comprehensive knowledge in their respective fields, an entrepreneurial background, a willingness to make decisions, the ability to work under pressure, and international competence.
Therefore, the MBA in International Business program gives participants the chance to complete additional online and on-campus classes at the prestigious Charles University in Prague.
In order to ensure the transfer of learning and to enable students to develop relevant competencies, MCI has defined clear cross-curricular learning goals. These describe, in detail, the knowledge and skills acquired by our graduates on completion of their studies at MCI.
Our graduates are effective communicators in their field of work.
Our students can discuss problems, ideas and solutions with specialists and non-specialists.
Our graduates are competent in applying scientific methods to solve practical problems.
Our students can apply relevant theories and appropriate scientific methods in their field of work.
Our students can act according to ethical principles when doing scientific work.
Our graduates understand complex health and hospital related management problems and are effective decision makers in their field of work.
Our students are able to systematically analyze health and hospital management related problems and decide on the most effective approach to achieve strategic objectives.
Our students are able to consider cultural issues in solving health and hospital related management problems.
Upon completion of the Executive Master’s program, graduates are awarded the internationally acknowledged title of Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Our graduates profit from our strong network of recognized lecturers from science, business, and society, even beyond their studies. The exchange with international students also improves their own network and creates international acceptance for the benefit of all our students.
Accreditation by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the award of the Premium Seal by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) are testimony to the high quality standards and international standing of this program and respective degree.