Masters of Healthcare Innovation

College of Nursing
Do you want to revolutionize the future of healthcare?

The Masters of Healthcare Innovation (MHI) is designed to develop leaders to transform healthcare organizations and systems through principles of innovation and change.  The program emphasizes leadership through evidence-based practice, innovation techniques, and personal wellness principles.  This streamlined educational experience develops healthcare leaders in the fields of administration, healthcare technologies, and patient care with the ability to affect change in today’s complex healthcare system.  This program is the first of its kind at The Ohio State University and its online curriculum provides flexible opportunities for working professionals across the country. 

Important Info

Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online

Sample Courses


Innovation in High Performing Organizations

Examination of innovation in high performing organizations and the leadership behaviors that sustain innovation, including discussion of cross-disciplinary theories and innovation competencies (such as positive deviance, complexity leadership, and disruptive innovation).

Innovation Leadership: Leading From Within

Discover yourself as a leader to maximize innovation in healthcare and organization impact, through examination of energy management and performance optimization.

Utilizing Technology to Measure Outcomes in Health Systems

This course explores strategies for outcome measurement to enhance organizational performance and innovation, and how to leverage technology to measure and integrate outcomes into the daily practice in healthcare. The course emphasizes technology's role in the measurement of outcomes at the personal, the professional, the organizational and the system level.

Best Practices in Organizational Operations

This course explores various elements of organizational operations that fully impact the organizations and system in which they work. This course will help you develop basic skill sets in financial and business operations in healthcare organizations. You will learn specific skills in budgeting, planning, financial analysis, program development and implementation, and resource identification and use.

Featured Faculty

Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
Clinical Instructor of Practice; Chief Innovation Officer
Clinical Instructor of Practice

Is this program offered in my state?

Meets or exceeds state standards and is authorized to legally offer distance education through approval or exemption by the state regulatory agency.
Limited Authorization
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