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DHGE has partnered with ISTS to provide healthcare professionals with an exclusive discount and savings on their certificates and degrees.
Take the first step to elevate your career today: DHGE’s programs are co-created with world-leading, ranked academic partners and industry experts to help you gain knowledge and skills that you can apply on the job straight away. Our online programs give busy healthcare professionals the flexibility they need to fit their education around their schedules while achieving their personal and professional goals. Inquire today!
The way we live and work is changing rapidly and the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating trends and driving changes at an unprecedented speed. To succeed in a new future that is being shaped now, leaders in healthcare need to diversify their business practices, supply chains, and inventory sources; build global relationships; navigate changes; and inspire innovation.
The Master of Global Management in Healthcare Services is a hyper-specialized concentration for health leaders of Thunderbird’s Master of Global Management (MGM) degree, which earned the No. 1 Master's in Management ranking in the Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal 2019 Business Schools Report. The degree program was designed for remote learners and features a cutting-edge learning platform and content that is hosted 100% online.
With a history of global focus and constant innovation, Thunderbird is uniquely positioned to help health leaders not only to navigate the world currently but to excel in future trends. The program explores relevant topics such as global business environments, global management strategy, healthcare policy and innovation, leading digital, and data decision-making.
Global Leadership for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The program consists of 49 credits in total. 43 credit hours online will be a blend of video lectures, simulations, exercises, and exams as well as active discussion and team-based learning. The curriculum will explore topics such as global accounting, health administration and management, financial value creation for leaders, digital and data decision-making, global leadership, personal development, global marketing strategy, and international communication and negotiation.
6 credit hours are designed as in-person applied project practicums where students will identify, analyze, and solve problems for real-world clients in the healthcare industry.
The curriculum for our master’s degree in healthcare management contains the following sequences:
- TAM 505 — Navigating Global and Regional Business Environments
- TGM 506 — Communicating and Negotiating Across Cultures
- TAM 511 — Global Accounting: Managing with Numbers
- TAM 557 — Global Marketing Strategy and Management
- HCI 538 — Innovation and the Individual
- HCI 542 — Systems thinking in a Complex Environment
- TGM 580 — Applied Learning I (Practicum)
- HCI 550 — Healthcare Policy and Innovation
- HCI 540 — Principles of Evidence Based Practice
- HCI 554 — Outcomes Evaluation
- TGM 598 — Special Topics in Healthcare
- TAM 541 — Strategy in a Competitive World
- TAM 521 — Financial Value Creation for Leaders
- TAM 530 — Leading Digital and Data Decision Making
- TAM 542 — Global Leadership and Personal Development
- TGM 580 — Applied Learning 2 (Practicum)
- TGM 597 — Personal Development Capstone
Graduates of the Master of Global Management in Healthcare Services co-created by Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management and Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE) will gain confidence, knowledge, and skills in the following areas:
- Global leadership
- Cross-cultural dynamics and negotiation
- Healthcare business
- Practical/experiential training
- Diverse elective options
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited university degree program
- Competitive TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores (if you did not graduate from an English-speaking university in a native English-speaking country)
- Submission of an online application, including
- Resume documenting professional and academic history
- One essay answering an application question
- Contact information for 1 professional or academic reference
- Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
- Admissions interview(s), if applicable
Fees and Program Costs
This healthcare concentration for Thunderbird’s Master of Global Management (MGM) program, which earned the No. 1 Master's in Management ranking in the Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal 2019 Business Schools Report, is an exclusive bundled experience of word-leading online learning content, thought-leadership pieces, and applicable experiences that future leaders can apply to their work right away.
- Program cost:
$70,000$59,500 (with 15% scholarship)
- Application fees: $70 domestic and $115 international
- Program deposit: $500. The enrollment deposit confirms your acceptance of admission and reserves your seat in the program, allowing you to register for your first term courses. All deposit funds are applied to your student account.
Who Should Study This Program?
This blended online master’s degree program is designed for healthcare professionals looking to gain global perspectives, identify international opportunities within the healthcare sector, grow their network, and diversify their leadership practice.
With a No. 1 ranking as the Public University of Choice for International Students (ASU, according to the 2018 Open Doors Report, Institute of International Education) and a No. 1 ranking for Internationalism of Alumni (The Economist 2015), Thunderbird offers strong networking opportunities with like-minded professionals who are highly skilled and highly tenured in healthcare.
What You Will Earn
- You will earn a Master of Global Management from Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management.
- Your Thunderbird education is recognized worldwide.
- All ASU graduate and undergraduate academic programs are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Thunderbird is also accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB, the accrediting association for schools of business).
Key Program Features
DHGE students have access to 3,000 free Regus workplaces
#1 Master's in Management ranking globally (Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal Business Schools Report 2019) was adapted for healthcare
Thunderbird ranks #6 in Custom Programs in the U.S. (Financial Times 2015)
95+% completion rates of comparable Thunderbird degree programs
Thunderbird School of Global Management is a unit of the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise
ASU ranked #1 Most Innovative School in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report for five years in succession (2016–2020)
ASU is the #1 Public University of Choice for International Students (2018 Open Doors Report, Institute of International Education)
Program is specifically developed for healthcare
Co-developed with the largest not-for-profit healthcare provider in the U.S.
Project practicums designed to solve real-world problems
ASU ranks #1 in Public University of Choice for International Students (2018 Open Doors Report, Institute of International Education)
Thunderbird ranks #1 in Internationalism of Alumni (The Economist 2015)
Thunderbird ranks #3 in Potential to Network (The Economist 2014)
Thunderbird ranks #1 as the Most Female Friendly School (Financial Times 2017)
Online and flexible
About the University
Thunderbird School of Global Management is the vanguard of global leadership, management, and business education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. They prepare future-ready leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs across the private and public sectors who advance inclusive and sustainable prosperity worldwide.
Thunderbird School of Global Management is a unit of the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise. Combined, they hold numerous rankings such as a No. 1 Master's in Management from the Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal Business Schools Report 2019; No. 1 for Public University of Choice for International Students (ASU) in the 2018 Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education; No. 1 for Most Innovative School in the U.S. (ASU) in the U.S. News & World Report for five years in succession (2016–2020); and No. 1 for Internationalism of Alumni; among others.
Meet our Contributors
Tom Hunsaker, PhD
Dr. Hunsaker is Associate Dean of Innovation for the world’s top-ranked global management program and Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a multiple recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award. As Lead of Thunderbird Applied Learning, he has been delivering engagements that involve team-based, client-facing, project-driven consulting experiences in over 30 countries on five continents. Dr. Hunsaker has influenced innovation strategy at prominent firms from the Fortune 500 companies to emerging startups.
Gary Gibbons, PhD
Dr. Gibbons is a clinical associate professor at Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is an expert in entrepreneurial and corporate finance. He has managed portfolios with healthcare-related investments, has been engaged to raise capital, and to value and make capital allocations for companies in the healthcare space. He has also done financial modeling and planning for healthcare related firms. Dr. Gibbons is a member of the Advisory Board for the Journal of Private Equity. He has a diverse range of experience in teaching both global finance and global entrepreneurship. He is a member of several academic honor societies and other professional societies and organizations. He received his PhD from the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Business at the Claremont Graduate University.
Rick Hall, PhD
Dr. Hall is a senior director and clinical professor at the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University, where he teaches courses in health entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovation methodology. He is the director for the Master of Healthcare Innovation degree, the Executive Fellowship in Innovation Health Leadership, the Health Entrepreneur Accelerator Lab, and the MAYO Clinic /ASU MedTech Accelerator.