Online MS in Management:
Digital Transformation in Healthcare

100% online | 12-24 months | $24,000

Created and taught in collaboration with Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Apply by August 12 to start courses in September.

Define what’s next in healthcare

Northeastern’s Online MS in Management: Digital Transformation in Healthcare program offered by the D’Amore-McKim School of Business equips you with the expertise needed to guide your organization’s shift towards value-based care powered with the latest technology and innovations. Delve into coursework that explores how healthcare organizations leverage digital transformation to place patients at the heart of their care models.

Experience a unique collaboration between Northeastern University and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Study 100% online with an exceptional team of business faculty from Northeastern and healthcare faculty from Mayo, while enjoying exclusive access to Mayo case studies, data, faculty connect sessions, and expert-generated video content that enriches your learning journey.

Discover how to harness technology to not only cut costs but also provide the finest experience and outcomes for those served by your organization.

A quick look

100%

online

12+

Months

$24k

Tuition

Learn from star faculty and industry executives

You’ll be taught by world-leading experts from the healthcare industry. You’ll learn from a team of star faculty from Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, plus top executives from Mayo Clinic. You’ll also do case studies drawn from the real world of Mayo Clinic.

Courses at your pace with optional live sessions

You’ll hone skills through an immersive, personal online learning experience. In addition to on-demand course content, you’ll get optional weekly faculty connect sessions and office hours, group discussions and projects, and experiential learning opportunities.

Courses at your pace with optional live sessions

You’ll hone skills through an immersive, personal online learning experience. In addition to on-demand course content, you’ll get optional weekly faculty connect sessions and office hours, group discussions and projects, and experiential learning opportunities.

Learn by doing

With a focus on experiential learning, you will have the opportunity to participate in real-world healthcare projects, giving you practical experience in the field.  Additionally, each course gives you access to top executives from the Mayo Clinic, who will provide insights into the healthcare industry and share their expertise.

a breakthrough program

John Halamka, M.D., M.S., President of Mayo Clinic Platform, discusses the future of digital health and the benefits of the MS in Management: Digital Transformation in Healthcare.

two students collaborating on a project

Program overview

Northeastern's Signature Experiential Learning

Northeastern’s Online MBA program is centered on two semester-long EXPO courses – one a real-world business challenge and the other a pressing issue at the intersection of business and society. EXPO develops skills and mindsets for success analyzing and acting on both kinds of challenges. EXPO focuses on challenges that will both sharpen skills for immediate impact and also develop capabilities for effectiveness and leadership as the business world changes. Through EXPO, learners practice applying the knowledge and skills they develop in core courses and get real-time feedback from senior executives to sharpen their skills even further. EXPO electives are also available.

Who is this program for?

  • Managers or executives in hospital systems and other healthcare organizations
  • Healthcare workers, nursing staff, case managers, hospital and clinic administrators who want to leverage cutting-edge practices in digital transformation
  • Professionals outside of healthcare who want to transition into the healthcare field

What you'll learn

The program covers content employers say best prepares managers for the digital transformation of healthcare.

Digital Health

  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Introduction to Health Informatics and Health Information Systems
  • Information Visuals and Dashboards for Business
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning

Healthcare Transformation

  • Enterprise Growth and Innovation
  • Service Innovation and Management
  • Improving the Patient Experience through Informatics and Analytics
  • Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

Strategic Healthcare Management

  • Strategic Management for Healthcare Organizations
  • Managing Ethics in the Workplace and Marketplace
  • Healthcare Finance
  • The American Healthcare System

Learn more about the Digital Transformation in Healthcare curriculum.

100% Online

The Digital Transformation in Healthcare program is 100% online. Courses are asynchronous with optional live faculty connect sessions. 

Experiential Learning

You’ll practice by doing, not just reading and viewing. You’ll practice –and get feedback—throughout the entire course, not just at the endpoint. You’ll analyze examples, interact with experts, do hands-on projects, and more. And each course starts with a case study drawn from Mayo Clinic.

Choose your pace

Built specifically for working professionals, you can complete the degree in as few as 12 months or adjust the schedule to meet your needs.

Courses are 7.5 weeks long to allow you to deep dive into each topic. Stack courses or take them one at a time – you get to choose your own pace.

Specialized support

You’ll benefit from the support of a dedicated Online MS in Management success manager to help you through the program and connect you with Northeastern events and resources, including full access to Northeastern’s career support services.

Connect with faculty and executives

You’ll interact personally with faculty and healthcare executives through optional faculty connect sessions, faculty office hours, industry roundtables, and Mayo spotlights.

Expand your network

Through in-class discussion groups, faculty connects, and industry roundtables, you’ll build connections with classmates from a range of fields and functions.

You’ll also join a network of 50,000 D’Amore-McKim School of Business graduates.

When you graduate

When you graduate from the Digital Transformation in Healthcare program, you’ll be able to:

  • Contribute to the transformation of your organization and influence the healthcare industry.
  • Identify root causes of major problems in healthcare systems and create strategies to address them.
  • Implement strategic innovation, growth, and new supply chain management practices.
  • Evaluate tools that are driving the digital transformation in healthcare, including wearable devices, telehealth and telemedicine, and personalized medicine.
  • Apply frameworks for strategic management of healthcare organizations, innovation, management of technology, and change management.
  • Understand the future of healthcare-delivery organizations.
  • Analyze business problems and identify relevant data and analytical tools for arriving at solutions, and using those tools effectively, and use data to make better business decisions.

What students are saying

There are a host of problems that you want to be able to start to think about in order to create opportunities for yourself in the future and this program is nailing it.

Featured Faculty

Program faculty come from Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and Northeastern University.

Marc H. Meyer

Robert J. Shillman Professor or Entrepreneurship, Matthews Distinguished Professor

Professor Meyer founded Northeastern’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, and also leads the Center for Entrepreneurship Education. As an innovation consultant, he has led next-generation product and platform initiatives for companies in the consumer, industrial, healthcare, and financial sectors. These include IBM, Hewlett Packard, EMC, BAE Systems and Philips in technology sectors, and P&G, Pinnacle, Keurig, Mars, and Marmon in consumer products and services.

John Halamka, M.D., M.S.

President, Mayo Clinic Platform

Dr. Halamka is an emergency medicine physician, medical informatics expert and president of the Mayo Clinic Platform, which is focused on transforming health care by leveraging artificial intelligence, connected health care devices and a network of partners. Dr. Halamka has been developing and implementing health care information strategy and policy for more than 25 years. Previously, he was executive director of the Health Technology Exploration Center for Beth Israel Lahey Health, chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and International Healthcare Innovation Professor at Harvard Medical School. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

FAQs

Northeastern's Signature Experiential Learning

Northeastern’s Online MBA program is centered on two semester-long EXPO courses – one a real-world business challenge and the other a pressing issue at the intersection of business and society. EXPO develops skills and mindsets for success analyzing and acting on both kinds of challenges. EXPO focuses on challenges that will both sharpen skills for immediate impact and also develop capabilities for effectiveness and leadership as the business world changes. Through EXPO, learners practice applying the knowledge and skills they develop in core courses and get real-time feedback from senior executives to sharpen their skills even further. EXPO electives are also available.

What are the admission requirements?

  • Bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution.
  • Two years of professional experience

Note: no GMAT or GRE is required.

Learn more about the Online MS in Management admission requirements.

What appears on the diploma?

  • Northeastern University
  • D’Amore-McKim School of Business
  • Masters in Management

Note: your diploma will not say “Online”.

How much is the program?

$24,000

What are the admission deadlines?

  • August 12, 2024 to start September 2024
  • September 30, 2024 to start October 2024

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Business redefined.
Education reimagined.

The D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University has earned a reputation for excellence in research, teaching, experiential learning, and innovation. As a global leader in practice-based education, we continuously advance our methods to meet the ever-changing needs of our students. In fact, we were one of the first universities in the nation to offer a top-tier MBA degree in an innovative online format.

Northeastern University ranks among the Top 50 research universities in the country, and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business played a big part in this achievement.

D’Amore-McKim has redefined business education. We foster a rich culture of experience-powered learning and entrepreneurial thinking. In our programs, you put ideas into action, discover your passion, and grow intellectually. We combine rigorous academics with real-world learning that can prepare you to do more, be more, and achieve more than you ever thought possible.

The D’Amore-McKim School of Business is AACSB-accredited.  

Northeastern University

Delivering what employers want.

Northeastern is known for its connections to employers and their real-world needs – and for developing skilled and practiced talent that delivers. Experiential learning programs that prepare talent to deliver on those needs is a Northeastern signature.