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M.B.A. in Process Improvement Student

M.B.A. with a Concentration in Process Improvement

Healthcare Applications
of Process Improvement

Dr. Tran

Thinh Tran, M.D., President and COO of Provider Network Solutions and member of the M.B.A. in Process Improvement advisory board discusses process improvement applications in the healthcare arena with Decision Sciences Professor and Master Black Belt Steven Kramer, Ph.D.

You’re ready to become the most valuable problem-solver in business. But first, you need to learn how to successfully manage tough business challenges and design cost-effective solutions. The NSU Edge can give you a competitive advantage in a crowded field of candidates.

The M.B.A. with a concentration in Process Improvement provides you with a foundation in advanced business administration while focusing on the expertise you need to drive higher performance, quality, cost, and ROI. You’ll learn from Fortune 500 business executives and other industry leaders who can provide insights and leadership, as well as offer mentorship opportunities. Our curriculum prepares you to respond to global pressures, changing markets, and other business shifts, all while promoting a proactive work culture.

In addition, you’ll have hands-on opportunities to solve real world challenges posed by local area companies. And upon completion of the program, you’ll be prepared to sit for three internationally recognized certifications: ASQ’s Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, SME’s Lean Bronze, and PMI’s Project Management Professional. With your new skillset and experiences, you’ll have an edge over other professionals in the industry.

Come get involved with our ASQ Student Branch at asqnova.org

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Admissions Deadlines:

Fall I 2019: August 9, 2019
Fall II 2019: October 4, 2019
Winter I 2020: December 13, 2019
Winter II 2020: February 28, 2020

  • M.B.A. core courses offered weeknights or during the day on the main campus and online. Process Improvement courses offered weeknights on the main campus and online.
  • Program begins five times annually with starts in August, October, January, March, and May.

For more information about the program, please contact:

The Office of Enrollment Services
(954) 262-5067
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25067
hcbeinfo@nova.edu

Total Credits: 37-49

M.B.A. Core Courses (22-31 total credits)

Process Improvement Concentration Courses (15 total credits)
PIM 5450 Quality Management  
PIM 5455 Project Management  
PIM 5460 Process Improvement Methods  
PIM 5465 Process Improvement Practicum  
XXX XXXX Open elective course in HCBE excluding CHS prefix
Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your CAPP report. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or CAPP report can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the M.B.A. with a Concentration in Process Improvement curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Course Descriptions

ACT 5140 : Accounting for Decision Makers

Kidwell, Linda, Ph.D.

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MGT 5105: Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World

Tworoger, Leslie, Ph.D.

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MGT 5170: Applying Strategey for Managers

Cavich, Jason, Ph.D.

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The Huizenga College of Business will award Lean Six Sigma certifications based on students' performance in the core Process Improvement courses (PIM 5450, PIM 5455, PIM 5460, and PIM 5465).

Cumulative GPA
>= 3.65 Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
>= 3.25 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
>= 3.0 Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

The following prerequisite courses are built into the M.B.A. core curriculum.

ACT 5001 Introductory Accounting*
FIN 5008 Business Finance**
QNT 5000 Foundations of Business Statistics**

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been earned in the past 10 years

** Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of B- has been earned in the past 5 years

Students have two options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:

  1. Complete course(s) offered by the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Businessand Entrepreneurship;
  2. Complete a proficiency examination administered by a testing organizationthat has national recognition, such as CLEP and DANTES. Students selecting this option must complete the requirements within their first two semesters with HCBE. After the second semester, courses must be completed with HCBE. Official transcripts must be received by the office of Academic Advising one week prior to students seeking to register for courses requiring the prerequisite requirement.

Student Testimonials

Carolina De Leon, Workforce Manager at City Furniture and Process Improvement Concentration Graduate
Jacqueline Benigni, Process Improvement Concentration Graduate

Congratulations to our 2019 Process Improvement graduates!

2019 Process Improvement Graduates

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

September 28 | Graduate Business Expo

Our Graduate Business Expo makes it more convenient than ever for you to enroll in the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. This all inclusive event enables you to learn about our programs, complete your application, be admitted, and enroll in classes - all on the same day and in one place. The application fee is waived only at this event!

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