Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving healthcare management goals and positioning organizations for success in today’s world. In this concentration, you’ll gain skills that are crucial for advancing equity as an integrated part of organizational strategy and developing solutions that meaningfully leverage diversity to create a culture of belonging within healthcare. Learn about the historical, cultural, and economic factors that shape identity, and apply appropriate tools and techniques to help organizations achieve their vision for change as it relates to diversity, equity and inclusion practices. This concentration seamlessly integrates a crucial equity-centered skillset into your Healthcare Management curriculum and can help take your career to the next level by empowering you to be an agent for change in pursuit of a more equitable and inclusive workplace.
At a Glance
Skills You'll Learn
Develop practices that advance equity as an integrated component of organizational strategy
Design solutions that meaningfully leverage diversity to achieve organizational goals
Integrate an understanding of social and cultural difference to better inform interpersonal communication and problem-solving strategies
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Program Officer Salary: National Average
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.
To ensure our programs meet industry needs, the curriculum is closely aligned with national organizations such as the American College of Healthcare Executives and Medical Group Management Association, as well as local organizations such as the Denver Medical Study Group.
The HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate program shares industry knowledge and educates our students on critical issues in health information and technology by offering complimentary student memberships to HIMSS and other key benefits.