Edgewood College: Launches new graduate programs


Contact: Ed Taylor, Director of Marketing & Communications 608-663-2333

Madison, Wis. (December 3, 2012) – The School of Business at Edgewood College is launching two new graduate programs: the MBA in Health Systems Leadership and the MBA with a Concentration in Project Management. Both programs include options for stand-alone graduate certificates. These fields offer increasing opportunities in the Madison area.

On the leading edge of exciting changes in the healthcare industry, the MBA in Health Systems Leadership and Graduate Certificate in Health Systems Management prepare future executives to make a meaningful difference in a wide range of healthcare delivery and financing organizations. In addition to administrative managers, the program is well suited for clinicians, attorneys, accounting professionals, insurance agents, and consults serving healthcare clients. The programs are designed in close collaboration with The School of Nursing at Edgewood College, and with local healthcare system experts. Courses are based on the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Competency Criteria, and taught by industry experts. The MBA comprises 43 credits, including required courses in Managerial Health Economics, Healthcare Finance, Health Policy and Law, Health Systems Operations, an Executive Speaker Seminar, ERP for Health Systems, Healthcare Service and Clinical Quality, and Strategic Management. The Graduate Certificate comprises 16 credits, including five required courses in Managerial Health Economics, Healthcare Finance, Health Policy and Law, Health Systems Operations, and an Executive Speaker Seminar.

The MBA Concentration in Project Management and the Graduate Certificate in Project Management prepare current and future executives to lead highly successful projects. In addition to current and aspiring business leaders, administrators, and project managers, the program also serves business analysts, developers, and project team members in insurance, healthcare, government and many other sectors. The Concentration and Certificate programs are aligned with the Project Management Institute’s Book of Knowledge, and the curriculum complies with the ACBSP accreditation standards, assurance of a high quality program. The MBA with a Concentration in Project Management comprises 48 total credits, including the required core and concentration/certificate courses and elective(s). The Graduate Certificate comprises 15 total credits. Graduate Certificate credits may be applied toward the MBA should the student later decide to pursue that degree. In addition, a non-credit “Math Prep” course is available for students requiring additional assistance in applied math, statistics, and calculus.

For more information about graduate programs in The School of Business, contact Anna Stocker, Admissions Counselor, [email protected]

About Edgewood College
Located in Madison, WI, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition, with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, nursing, and other fields, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. For more information about Edgewood College, please visit www.edgewood.edu, or call Ed Taylor in Marketing & Communications at 608-663-2333.