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  • Master of Science in Medical Practice Management

    ODU’s Master of Science in Medical Practice Management provides students with the skills and competencies necessary for managerial and executive-level positions in medical practices and health services organizations and facilities. 
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    Why Choose ODU?

    ODU students gain knowledge of health care law, regulations and economics, and demonstrate strong leadership, analytical and decision-making skills that prepare them for successful and fulfilling careers. 

    Special emphasis is placed on strategic planning to better prepare students for managerial survival in the dynamic business environment that now permeates the health care industry.

    Major subjects and trends covered include the impact of the Affordable Care Act, "meaningful use" requirements on billing and patient records, development of Accountable Care Organizations, increasing competition through the opening of clinics in traditional retail settings, and health care exchanges.

    Evening courses accommodate working professionals.

    Ohio Dominican has strong relationships with the diverse network of health professionals and organizations in Central Ohio.

    Program Highlights

    • Students in ODU’s Medical Practice Management program take 11 courses and complete either a practicum, an independent project in medical practice management or an elective in another graduate program at ODU.
    • Faculty hold Ph.D.s and/or other advanced degrees in their field and have diverse professional experiences in health services.
    • Strong synergies with ODU's Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies programs.

    Program Contact

    Anna W. Parkman, MBA, Ph.d.

    Director of Graduate Business Programs
    Ph.D. in Organization & Management
    (614) 251-4569

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