The mission of the MBA in Healthcare Management is to provide the essential business administration knowledge and skills needed for today’s healthcare managers. Students will acquire an in-depth understanding of healthcare systems and the people they serve. The rigorous program will develop graduates who are well-prepared to lead within the complex 21st century healthcare industry. As a Catholic institution that promotes critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship, and compassionate service, Assumption College is committed to improving the experience of healthcare quality, access, and outcomes for all. The program equips students with: Essential business knowledge and skills A critical understanding of the healthcare environment Capacity for transformative leadership Communication and relationship competence Development of their professional practice through scholarship and service Values Our program will be guided and informed by our beliefs and commitments to: Human Life – we recognize that human life is sacred and the dignity of each human person is essential. Healthcare Systems – we respect the interdependence of the healthcare system: patients, providers, payers, and the public. Quality – we commit to healthcare quality framed by the Institute of Medicine as safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. Professionalism – we are dedicated as thoughtful citizens to acting with mutual respect, integrity, and transparency for the common good. Interdisciplinary Collaboration – we intentionally operate across disciplines thoughtfully and compassionately to design and deliver quality healthcare services.