Plan of Study
The information on this page is intended for the MHA-Executive Program only.
Depending upon the program of study, students will be enrolled in 2 or 3 Internet-based courses each semester. Most courses are offered in a blended format, meaning they are Internet based and include a long weekend on campus. Full time students will take three courses and part time students will take two courses each semester. The on-campus sessions are generally offered in June, September and January of each academic year. Each course offered in the blended format meets for 16 hours over the four-day period. Both full and part time Incoming students in the Executive program only begin in the Summer semester.
Please note: Semesters begin approximately 2-3 weeks before the on-campus sessions are held. Check with division for each semester's start date.
The upcoming dates are:
Fall 2014: September 4-7
Spring 2015: January 15-18
Summer 2015: May 28-31
The Executive MHA curriculum consists of 54 semester hours: 51 semester hours of core coursework and 3 semester hours of elective coursework.
Select the appropriate program of study below to see the list of curriculum:
- Health Policy*
- Health Economics
- Health Care Delivery Systems*
- Health Behavior and Epidemiology*
- Healthcare Management
- Statistical Analysis in Health Systems
- Health Care Accounting
- Financial Management
- Seminar in Ethical Leadership
- Health Law and Risk Management*
- Organization Theory and Behavior
- Management and Health Information Systems*
- Strategic Management
- Human Resources Management
- Reimbursement Systems
- Health Care Marketing
- Quality Management in Health Care Services
- Operations and Project Management
*Denotes completely Internet-based course.
Students may select one of the following courses:
- Health Care Financing
- Managing Across the Continuum of Care
- Health Administration Field Project
Please note: Courses and requirements may change as deemed necessary and appropriate.
State Authorization Information:
Due to various Department of Education and state higher education regulations, MUSC College of Health Professions distance programs are currently only authorized to enroll students residing in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
We regret that the current regulations prevent us from offering our high quality distance education programs to students in all states at this time. However, please know that we will be exploring mechanisms to address these restrictions and will post any updates on this site.