Transformative and sustainable health care begins with a commitment to education
As technology, cutting-edge research, and economic factors continue to shape the future of health care, the quality, depth, and substance of your academic qualifications can have a direct impact on your capacity to lead effectively. In fact, the decisions that you make can directly affect those standing at the frontlines of medicine, as well as patients or other individuals who rely on life-saving medicine and equipment.
Administered by the Wake Forest School of Medicine, our Online Master’s in Healthcare Leadership program can prepare you to put management theory into practice. We offer a dynamic, research-based approach that is diverse and reflective of your commitment to help improve the health care industry from an organizational perspective.
As big data, technology, and AI become more integrated, striking a balance between long-held beliefs or practices and forward-thinking initiatives requires more than a strategic and numerical perspective. That’s because great ideas and concepts are often fueled by passion and innate determination. However, the knowledge required to refine those concepts into into real-world strategy can escape even the most stringent of academics.
Our curriculum takes into account the importance of data, science, and research as key factors in health care, along with effective leadership and management within and alongside the industry as defining attributes that can help lead toward population health as much as it does for preventative maintenance.
Two on-site residency experiences help round out the experience. Students visit the Winston-Salem campus for 4 days near the end of the 1st and 5th terms, allowing them to interact with faculty in person while cultivating deep and enduring relationships with fellow students and classmates.