A rigorous, multi-disciplinary program to advance your knowledge of healthcare system delivery
This program prepares graduates to manage the many complex health-related organizations including hospitals, health care systems, insurance companies, long-term care facilities, etc.
Perfect for individuals who...
- Have hectic schedules
- Want to work on the logistical side of healthcare providers
- Understand the complexity of health care delivery in the U.S.
- Engage in financial and strategic planning for health care organizations
- Become leaders in hospitals and other medical facilities
- Explore the legal and ethical foundations for health care
- Health administration
- Hospital administration
- State agency employee
- Health care consulting
The MHA Online can be completed in two years of full-time and three years of part-time study while minimally disrupting personal and professional life. The program prepares graduates to manage the many complex health-related organizations including hospitals, health care systems, insurance companies, long-term care facilities, managed care organizations, rehabilitation agencies, public health clinics, state agencies, among others. The curriculum also includes an internship and a capstone project that integrates all course learning and experiences.
45 Credit Degree
Module 1: Integrated Core - 6 courses
Module 2: Health Administration Cognate - 8 courses
Module 3: Internship and Capstone - 2 courses
|Module 1: Integrated Core Courses||Fall - year 1||SPHL601||Foundations of Public Health||1|
|Module 1: Integrated Core Courses||Fall - year 1||SPHL602||Applied Data: Epidemiology & Biostatistics||4|
|Module 1: Integrated Core Courses||Fall - year 1||SPHL603||Public Health Data Laboratory||1|
|Module 1: Integrated Core Courses||Spring - year 1||SPHL610||Program Planning, Development and Evaluation||5|
|Module 1: Integrated Core Courses||Spring - year 1||SPHL611||Public Health Ethics||1|
|Module 1: Integrated Core Courses||Fall - year 2||SPHL620||Leadership and Policy Analysis||2|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Fall||HLSA601||Introduction to Health Systems (Required)||3|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Spring||HLSA710||Foundations of Healthcare Management||3|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Spring||HLSA720||Health Law and Ethics||3|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Spring||HLSA740||Healthcare Strategic Planning and Evaluation||3|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Summer||HLSA760||Financial Management||3|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Fall||HLSA770||Continuous Quality Improvement||3|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Fall||HLSA772||Healthcare Leadership and Communication||3|
|Module 2: Health Administration||Summer||HLSA775||Public Health Research Methods||3|
|Module 3: Internship and Capstone||Fall, Spring, Summer||HLSA778||Internship||4|
|Module 3: Internship and Capstone||Fall, Spring, Summer||HLSA786||Capstone||3|
- Apply systems thinking and organizational theory to address public health and health care management issues.
- Evaluate the main components of the organization and delivery of healthcare in the US and other nations and impact on population health.
- Apply the principles of strategic planning, development, marketing, budgeting, management and evaluation in organizational and community initiatives.
- Apply analytical methods for the analysis of health management problems and potential solutions.
- Demonstrate leadership and management skills for building partnership through collaborative efforts and communication of health policy and management issues.