MBA | Master of Business Administration

CalSouthern’s Online MBA Courses

Below please find a listing of the online MBA courses that comprise CalSouthern’s MBA degree program. You can focus your course of study by taking 15 elective semester credits in a particular business field, earning an MBA with a concentration in management, finance, human resources, international business, or project management.

Required Core Courses

HCA 86800 Healthcare Administration

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with a systematic understanding of 21st century healthcare leadership and administrative skills. Learners review new healthcare leadership skills relative to complex systems, the inter-relationships among key stakeholders in the industry, cultural diversity, creative and intuitive problem solving techniques, and corporate governance. Administrative topics concerning healing spaces and environments, culturally driven designs, “going green,” and innovative facility layouts are also covered.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss leadership roles and complex systems in the healthcare profession.
  • Explain the age dimensions and role of culture in healthcare leadership.
  • Explore the work factors of innovative leadership in healthcare
  • Explore the steps to innovative healthcare, design thinking, and challenge statement.
  • Explain innovation strategic map, divergence tools, and designing prototypes.
  • Discuss rapid cycle test and factors impacting rapid innovation.
  • Define creative thinking and the thinking process.
  • Apply tools of direct creativity, empathic thinking, and creative problem solving.
  • Explore the concepts of trans-disciplinary learning, tangible outcomes, and innovation space.
  • Explain entrepreneurship, value creation, and the process model.
  • Explore the role of strategic planning and Launch Pad methodology.
  • Discuss the standard business plan and product management process.
  • Evaluate the EBP paradigm and its seven (7) steps, plus, the PICOT.
  • Discuss intervention questions and sources of internal evidence.
  • Explore EBP cultural innovations and key components of the EBP mentor.
  • Discussion Leonard’s characteristics, open system, and the “1+1” concept.
  • Explain complex adaptive systems and WSSG framework.
  • Explore two types of WSSG teams and diffusion of innovation.
  • Discuss design process steps, healing experience, and attributes in the healing environment.
  • Discuss the 10 principles for healing to occur, patient-center and relationship-based care.
  • Review innovations in green design and innovative leaderships for healthcare facility design.
  • Discuss intuitive thinking and “stretching the brain” for innovative insight.
  • Explain reflections, contemplation, mediation, and meaning.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Approval of student’s topic for their Final Research Paper.
  • Start your topic research and preparatory work on your paper.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge on an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare leadership or administrative concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Business Elective Courses

Management Electives

HCA 86800 Healthcare Administration

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with a systematic understanding of 21st century healthcare leadership and administrative skills. Learners review new healthcare leadership skills relative to complex systems, the inter-relationships among key stakeholders in the industry, cultural diversity, creative and intuitive problem solving techniques, and corporate governance. Administrative topics concerning healing spaces and environments, culturally driven designs, “going green,” and innovative facility layouts are also covered.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss leadership roles and complex systems in the healthcare profession.
  • Explain the age dimensions and role of culture in healthcare leadership.
  • Explore the work factors of innovative leadership in healthcare
  • Explore the steps to innovative healthcare, design thinking, and challenge statement.
  • Explain innovation strategic map, divergence tools, and designing prototypes.
  • Discuss rapid cycle test and factors impacting rapid innovation.
  • Define creative thinking and the thinking process.
  • Apply tools of direct creativity, empathic thinking, and creative problem solving.
  • Explore the concepts of trans-disciplinary learning, tangible outcomes, and innovation space.
  • Explain entrepreneurship, value creation, and the process model.
  • Explore the role of strategic planning and Launch Pad methodology.
  • Discuss the standard business plan and product management process.
  • Evaluate the EBP paradigm and its seven (7) steps, plus, the PICOT.
  • Discuss intervention questions and sources of internal evidence.
  • Explore EBP cultural innovations and key components of the EBP mentor.
  • Discussion Leonard’s characteristics, open system, and the “1+1” concept.
  • Explain complex adaptive systems and WSSG framework.
  • Explore two types of WSSG teams and diffusion of innovation.
  • Discuss design process steps, healing experience, and attributes in the healing environment.
  • Discuss the 10 principles for healing to occur, patient-center and relationship-based care.
  • Review innovations in green design and innovative leaderships for healthcare facility design.
  • Discuss intuitive thinking and “stretching the brain” for innovative insight.
  • Explain reflections, contemplation, mediation, and meaning.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Approval of student’s topic for their Final Research Paper.
  • Start your topic research and preparatory work on your paper.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge on an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare leadership or administrative concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Financial Management Electives

HCA 86800 Healthcare Administration

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with a systematic understanding of 21st century healthcare leadership and administrative skills. Learners review new healthcare leadership skills relative to complex systems, the inter-relationships among key stakeholders in the industry, cultural diversity, creative and intuitive problem solving techniques, and corporate governance. Administrative topics concerning healing spaces and environments, culturally driven designs, “going green,” and innovative facility layouts are also covered.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss leadership roles and complex systems in the healthcare profession.
  • Explain the age dimensions and role of culture in healthcare leadership.
  • Explore the work factors of innovative leadership in healthcare
  • Explore the steps to innovative healthcare, design thinking, and challenge statement.
  • Explain innovation strategic map, divergence tools, and designing prototypes.
  • Discuss rapid cycle test and factors impacting rapid innovation.
  • Define creative thinking and the thinking process.
  • Apply tools of direct creativity, empathic thinking, and creative problem solving.
  • Explore the concepts of trans-disciplinary learning, tangible outcomes, and innovation space.
  • Explain entrepreneurship, value creation, and the process model.
  • Explore the role of strategic planning and Launch Pad methodology.
  • Discuss the standard business plan and product management process.
  • Evaluate the EBP paradigm and its seven (7) steps, plus, the PICOT.
  • Discuss intervention questions and sources of internal evidence.
  • Explore EBP cultural innovations and key components of the EBP mentor.
  • Discussion Leonard’s characteristics, open system, and the “1+1” concept.
  • Explain complex adaptive systems and WSSG framework.
  • Explore two types of WSSG teams and diffusion of innovation.
  • Discuss design process steps, healing experience, and attributes in the healing environment.
  • Discuss the 10 principles for healing to occur, patient-center and relationship-based care.
  • Review innovations in green design and innovative leaderships for healthcare facility design.
  • Discuss intuitive thinking and “stretching the brain” for innovative insight.
  • Explain reflections, contemplation, mediation, and meaning.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Approval of student’s topic for their Final Research Paper.
  • Start your topic research and preparatory work on your paper.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge on an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare leadership or administrative concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Human Resource Management Electives

HCA 86800 Healthcare Administration

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with a systematic understanding of 21st century healthcare leadership and administrative skills. Learners review new healthcare leadership skills relative to complex systems, the inter-relationships among key stakeholders in the industry, cultural diversity, creative and intuitive problem solving techniques, and corporate governance. Administrative topics concerning healing spaces and environments, culturally driven designs, “going green,” and innovative facility layouts are also covered.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss leadership roles and complex systems in the healthcare profession.
  • Explain the age dimensions and role of culture in healthcare leadership.
  • Explore the work factors of innovative leadership in healthcare
  • Explore the steps to innovative healthcare, design thinking, and challenge statement.
  • Explain innovation strategic map, divergence tools, and designing prototypes.
  • Discuss rapid cycle test and factors impacting rapid innovation.
  • Define creative thinking and the thinking process.
  • Apply tools of direct creativity, empathic thinking, and creative problem solving.
  • Explore the concepts of trans-disciplinary learning, tangible outcomes, and innovation space.
  • Explain entrepreneurship, value creation, and the process model.
  • Explore the role of strategic planning and Launch Pad methodology.
  • Discuss the standard business plan and product management process.
  • Evaluate the EBP paradigm and its seven (7) steps, plus, the PICOT.
  • Discuss intervention questions and sources of internal evidence.
  • Explore EBP cultural innovations and key components of the EBP mentor.
  • Discussion Leonard’s characteristics, open system, and the “1+1” concept.
  • Explain complex adaptive systems and WSSG framework.
  • Explore two types of WSSG teams and diffusion of innovation.
  • Discuss design process steps, healing experience, and attributes in the healing environment.
  • Discuss the 10 principles for healing to occur, patient-center and relationship-based care.
  • Review innovations in green design and innovative leaderships for healthcare facility design.
  • Discuss intuitive thinking and “stretching the brain” for innovative insight.
  • Explain reflections, contemplation, mediation, and meaning.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Approval of student’s topic for their Final Research Paper.
  • Start your topic research and preparatory work on your paper.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge on an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare leadership or administrative concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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International Business Electives

HCA 86800 Healthcare Administration

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with a systematic understanding of 21st century healthcare leadership and administrative skills. Learners review new healthcare leadership skills relative to complex systems, the inter-relationships among key stakeholders in the industry, cultural diversity, creative and intuitive problem solving techniques, and corporate governance. Administrative topics concerning healing spaces and environments, culturally driven designs, “going green,” and innovative facility layouts are also covered.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss leadership roles and complex systems in the healthcare profession.
  • Explain the age dimensions and role of culture in healthcare leadership.
  • Explore the work factors of innovative leadership in healthcare
  • Explore the steps to innovative healthcare, design thinking, and challenge statement.
  • Explain innovation strategic map, divergence tools, and designing prototypes.
  • Discuss rapid cycle test and factors impacting rapid innovation.
  • Define creative thinking and the thinking process.
  • Apply tools of direct creativity, empathic thinking, and creative problem solving.
  • Explore the concepts of trans-disciplinary learning, tangible outcomes, and innovation space.
  • Explain entrepreneurship, value creation, and the process model.
  • Explore the role of strategic planning and Launch Pad methodology.
  • Discuss the standard business plan and product management process.
  • Evaluate the EBP paradigm and its seven (7) steps, plus, the PICOT.
  • Discuss intervention questions and sources of internal evidence.
  • Explore EBP cultural innovations and key components of the EBP mentor.
  • Discussion Leonard’s characteristics, open system, and the “1+1” concept.
  • Explain complex adaptive systems and WSSG framework.
  • Explore two types of WSSG teams and diffusion of innovation.
  • Discuss design process steps, healing experience, and attributes in the healing environment.
  • Discuss the 10 principles for healing to occur, patient-center and relationship-based care.
  • Review innovations in green design and innovative leaderships for healthcare facility design.
  • Discuss intuitive thinking and “stretching the brain” for innovative insight.
  • Explain reflections, contemplation, mediation, and meaning.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Approval of student’s topic for their Final Research Paper.
  • Start your topic research and preparatory work on your paper.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge on an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare leadership or administrative concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Project Management Electives

HCA 86800 Healthcare Administration

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with a systematic understanding of 21st century healthcare leadership and administrative skills. Learners review new healthcare leadership skills relative to complex systems, the inter-relationships among key stakeholders in the industry, cultural diversity, creative and intuitive problem solving techniques, and corporate governance. Administrative topics concerning healing spaces and environments, culturally driven designs, “going green,” and innovative facility layouts are also covered.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss leadership roles and complex systems in the healthcare profession.
  • Explain the age dimensions and role of culture in healthcare leadership.
  • Explore the work factors of innovative leadership in healthcare
  • Explore the steps to innovative healthcare, design thinking, and challenge statement.
  • Explain innovation strategic map, divergence tools, and designing prototypes.
  • Discuss rapid cycle test and factors impacting rapid innovation.
  • Define creative thinking and the thinking process.
  • Apply tools of direct creativity, empathic thinking, and creative problem solving.
  • Explore the concepts of trans-disciplinary learning, tangible outcomes, and innovation space.
  • Explain entrepreneurship, value creation, and the process model.
  • Explore the role of strategic planning and Launch Pad methodology.
  • Discuss the standard business plan and product management process.
  • Evaluate the EBP paradigm and its seven (7) steps, plus, the PICOT.
  • Discuss intervention questions and sources of internal evidence.
  • Explore EBP cultural innovations and key components of the EBP mentor.
  • Discussion Leonard’s characteristics, open system, and the “1+1” concept.
  • Explain complex adaptive systems and WSSG framework.
  • Explore two types of WSSG teams and diffusion of innovation.
  • Discuss design process steps, healing experience, and attributes in the healing environment.
  • Discuss the 10 principles for healing to occur, patient-center and relationship-based care.
  • Review innovations in green design and innovative leaderships for healthcare facility design.
  • Discuss intuitive thinking and “stretching the brain” for innovative insight.
  • Explain reflections, contemplation, mediation, and meaning.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Approval of student’s topic for their Final Research Paper.
  • Start your topic research and preparatory work on your paper.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge on an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare leadership or administrative concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Healthcare Administration Electives

HCA 86800 Healthcare Administration

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with a systematic understanding of 21st century healthcare leadership and administrative skills. Learners review new healthcare leadership skills relative to complex systems, the inter-relationships among key stakeholders in the industry, cultural diversity, creative and intuitive problem solving techniques, and corporate governance. Administrative topics concerning healing spaces and environments, culturally driven designs, “going green,” and innovative facility layouts are also covered.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss leadership roles and complex systems in the healthcare profession.
  • Explain the age dimensions and role of culture in healthcare leadership.
  • Explore the work factors of innovative leadership in healthcare
  • Explore the steps to innovative healthcare, design thinking, and challenge statement.
  • Explain innovation strategic map, divergence tools, and designing prototypes.
  • Discuss rapid cycle test and factors impacting rapid innovation.
  • Define creative thinking and the thinking process.
  • Apply tools of direct creativity, empathic thinking, and creative problem solving.
  • Explore the concepts of trans-disciplinary learning, tangible outcomes, and innovation space.
  • Explain entrepreneurship, value creation, and the process model.
  • Explore the role of strategic planning and Launch Pad methodology.
  • Discuss the standard business plan and product management process.
  • Evaluate the EBP paradigm and its seven (7) steps, plus, the PICOT.
  • Discuss intervention questions and sources of internal evidence.
  • Explore EBP cultural innovations and key components of the EBP mentor.
  • Discussion Leonard’s characteristics, open system, and the “1+1” concept.
  • Explain complex adaptive systems and WSSG framework.
  • Explore two types of WSSG teams and diffusion of innovation.
  • Discuss design process steps, healing experience, and attributes in the healing environment.
  • Discuss the 10 principles for healing to occur, patient-center and relationship-based care.
  • Review innovations in green design and innovative leaderships for healthcare facility design.
  • Discuss intuitive thinking and “stretching the brain” for innovative insight.
  • Explain reflections, contemplation, mediation, and meaning.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Approval of student’s topic for their Final Research Paper.
  • Start your topic research and preparatory work on your paper.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge on an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare leadership or administrative concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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