Master of Healthcare Administration

Location: Online
Start Term: Fall, Spring

As a healthcare administrator, you have the power to help shape future of healthcare. This program builds on your bachelor’s degree, so you can grow as a leader in healthcare management and support the complex demands of the professional healthcare setting. This part-time program is offered entirely online, giving you the flexibility to continue to work, and can be completed in 24 months.

You’ll focus on subject areas including the analysis of the healthcare system and its current challenges, management and organizational behavior of healthcare organizations, economic and financial aspects of health administration, strategic planning and marketing, healthcare policy, and ethical and legal aspects of healthcare management. When you graduate, you’ll be well prepared to become a leader in healthcare with the communication and relationship management skills, professionalism, leadership, knowledge of healthcare systems, and strategic management skills needed to manage the dynamic needs of patients, clinicians and healthcare organizations. 

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience, interest or current employment in healthcare
COURSE TITLE
S.H
HCA710
OR
PBH710
Systems of Healthcare Delivery
OR
Introduction to Health Policy and Management
3
HCA720 Organizations and Systems Thinking in Healthcare
3
HCA730 Healthcare Operations Management
3
HCA740 Human Resources for Healthcare Managers
3
HCA750
OR
HCA752
Managerial Epidemiology
OR
Quality Improvement in Healthcare
3
HCA760
OR
DRA818
Legal and Ethical Concepts for Healthcare Administrators
OR
Law of Healthcare Compliance
3
HCA780 Managing Healthcare Information Systems
3
HCA825 
Managing and Delivering Engaged Care
3
PBH815 Mass Communication and Health
3
HCA830
OR
PBH755
Strategic Healthcare Marketing Seminar
OR
Health Promotion
3
HCA840 Healthcare Leadership
3
HCA850 Strategic Healthcare Management Seminar / Capstone
3
TOTAL CREDIT SEMESTER HOURS
36

Our flexible course schedule allows students to go customize their curriculum plan to fit their needs. The following are sample curriculum plans for the Master of Healthcare Administration program. 

Part-time plan of study:

Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
PBH 710 – Intro to health policy & mgt HCA 730 – Healthcare operations management HCA 720 –Organizations and Systems Thinking in Healthcare PBH 815 – Mass communication in health PBH 755 – Health promotion HCA 830 – Healthcare Marketing
HCA 740 – Healthcare human resources HCA 840 – healthcare leadership HCA 840 – healthcare leadership DRA 818 – Law of healthcare compliance HCA 825 – Managing and delivering engaged care HCA 850 – Strategic healthcare management


Full-time plan of study:

Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term Fall Term
PBH 710 – Intro to health policy & mgt HCA 730 – Healthcare operations managemen HCA 720 –Organizations and Systems Thinking in Healthcare PBH 815 – Mass communication in health
HCA 740 – Healthcare human resources HCA 825 – Managing and delivering engaged care HCA 780 – Managing Healthcare Info Systems HCA 752 – Quality improvement
DRA 818 – Law of healthcare compliance HCA 840 – healthcare leadership PBH 755 – Health promotion HCA 850 – Strategic healthcare management
Online tuition is calculated at a cost-per-credit rate based on the program you choose and the number of credits for which you register. Learn more about Online tuition and fees here.
 

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