Widener University MBA

Commission On Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

University Website:
http://www.widener.edu/academics/schools/sba/business/graduate/healthcare/default.aspx
Degree Offered Accreditation Information
 

Residential: MBA 

 First Accreditation: 1982
Last Site Visit: Fall 2017
Next Site Review: Fall 2023
Program Information Contact Information

 

School of Business Administration
Department of Management and Healthcare Administration
Master of Business Administration concentration in Healthcare Management

 

Dr. Jose Proenca, PhD
Program Director

Widener University
1 University Place,
Quick Center,Room 239,
Chester, PA 19013
jproenca@widener.edu

Phone: (610)499-4330

 

 



Program Statistics *
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Enrolled Students*
Full Time 17 25 24
Part Time 27 16 15
Total 44 41 39
Enrolled Student Experience (percentage)
Enrolled directly from Bachelor’s degree. 0 0 12
Enrolled 1 – 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 0 0 15
Enrolled more than 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 0 0 12
Enrolled Student Diversity * (Numbers)
Nonresident alien No Data No Data No Data
Race and Ethnicity unknown No Data No Data No Data
Hispanic or Latino of any race No Data No Data No Data
For non-Hispanics only: No Data No Data No Data
American Indian or Alaska Native No Data No Data No Data
Asian No Data No Data No Data
Black or African American No Data No Data No Data
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander No Data No Data No Data
White No Data No Data No Data
Two or more races No Data No Data No Data
Female No Data No Data No Data
Male No Data No Data No Data
Applications and Admissions (number)
Applications Received (completed only) 103 46 24
Applicants Offered Admission 41 0 21
Applicants Enrolled 19 17 9
Metrics
Acceptance Rate (Offered/Completed Applications Received) 40% 0 87%
Yield (Enrolled/Offered) 46% 0 43%
Enrollment Rate (Enrolled/Completed Applications Received) 18% 37% 38%
On-Time Class Graduation (Percent)* 93% 100% 100%
Median Entering Class GPA
Overall undergraduate degree GPA (on a 4.0 scale) 3.23 3.45 3.54
Other Enrollment Requirements
GMAT required required required
GRE no
Healthcare or Other Work Experience Required No Data No Data no
Placement Of Graduating Class Within 3 Months
Hospital or Health System No Data No Data 5
Physician Practice No Data No Data 1
Military Health System or Veterans Health Administration No Data No Data  
Other governmental agencies (i.e. local, state and federal agencies) No Data No Data  
Association, Foundation or Voluntary agency (i.e. AHA, RWJ Foundation, Red Cross) No Data No Data  
Long-term Care Facility/Home Health Agency No Data No Data 1
Consulting No Data No Data  
Insurance / HMO No Data No Data 1
Pharmaceutical/bio-tech/medical device company No Data No Data 1
Employed overseas No Data No Data  
Other
(e.g., pursuing another graduate degree, employed outside healthcare, etc. or international student returned home without seeking employment)
No Data No Data 2
Total Placed (number) No Data No Data 13
Percent Placed (placed/graduates)* No Data No Data 100%
Curriculum
Total Required & Elective Graduation hours or units(number) 33 46 46
Elective Graduation hours or units (number)  
Total Estimated Tuition and Related Fees for Degree
(assumes students meet all prerequisites)
In-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data 36860
Out-of-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data 36860
Class Structure
Quarter, Semester, Trimester, or other Semester Semester Semester
Required courses offered in person (number)* No Data No Data 11
Required courses offered online including hybrid format (number)* 0 0 0
Is a practicum or internship required for graduation? No Data No Data Yes
If yes, required practicum or internship hours No Data No Data 360 hours
Is a residency or internship required for graduation? No Data No Data No Data
If yes, required residency or internship hours No Data No Data No Data
Median Salary Of Graduating Class *
Reporting Students (Number) No Data
Post-graduate fellowship 55,000 No Data
Jobs 75,000 No Data
Program Faculty (Number)
Faculty* 7 12 12
Adjunct** 11 3 3
Total 18  
* CAHME is providing this data from reports submitted by programs. For all information, past performance does not guarantee future results. Income data is provided for comparison and does not indicate the salaries that you will receive. Students performance may vary. N/A represents that the program did not report this information.
Accreditation Summary Report
Program Comments
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