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A Health Care Management degree prepares students to enter directly into a health care profession.

HCM Students

The Health Care Management Program has been an icon for excellence in health care management education excellence for over four decades. The program’s curriculum philosophy provides students with course and experiential learning to meet the various demands of the health care field.

By combining courses in health care management with other disciplines, such as marketing, accounting and economics, the program gives students a strong foundation in management as it specifically relates to the health care industry.

For more information about majors and minors offered, partnerships, student resources, and career paths, please visit the links in the left pane of the website.

Chris Dunbar


“My experience at MSU Denver truly changed who I am today personally and professionally. It has provided me the opportunity to advance as a Senior Leader in a large healthcare organization.

I found the curriculum to be challenging and thought provoking over my time at MSU Denver. The faculty were very supportive, patient, and well verse in all aspects of Healthcare Management.

The faculty coupled with the curriculum truly are what set the MSU Denver Healthcare Management program apart from many other programs."

(Chris Dunbar, MHL, Chief Staffing Officer & Associate Administrator)



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Student Competencies Gained

During their studies at MSU Denver, students should attain the following specific competencies to become an effective practicing Health Care Manager:

  • Leadership
  • Business Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Professionalism
  • Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of Health Care
  • Personal Growth and Development
Employment Opportunities:
  • Hospitals
  • Corporations
  • Wellness Programs
  • Physician Practices
  • Health Departments
  • Educational Institutions
  • The Insurance Industry
  • Industrial Health Programs
  • Long Term Care Facilities
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Governmental Agencies at the Local, State, and National levels
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