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Masters in Health Administration | Curriculum

The Residential MHA students will attend full-time while Executive MHA students may select to complete the program full or part-time. Executive MHA students do not complete the HAP-754 Health Administration Internship Course.

MHA Core Curriculum Credit Hours
HAP-620Health Care Reimbursement Systems1.5
HAP-622Health Care Marketing1.5
HAP-632 Quality Management of Health Care Services 3
HAP-704Health Policy3
HAP-705Health Economics3
HAP-719Health Care Management3
HAP-721Health Care Delivery Systems3
HAP-722Health Behavior and Epidemiology3
HAP-725Statistical Analysis in Health Systems3
HAP-726Health Care Accounting3
HAP-729Financial Management for Health Care Organizations3
HAP-730Healthcare Project Management3
HAP-735Health Law and Risk Management3
HAP-737Organization Theory and Behavior3
HAP-738Management and Health Information Systems3
HAP-739Health Care Strategic Management3
HAP-740Human Resources Management3
HAP-753-01Seminar in Ethical Leadership (RMHA)1
HAP-753-02Seminar in Ethical Leadership (EMHA)3
HAP-754*Health Administration Internship6
IP-710Transforming Healthcare for the Future2
HAP-756Executive Skills I1
HAP-757Exeutive Skills II1
Total Core Hours61

MHA Elective Courses
must complete three (3) semester hours

HAP-635Language of Medicine1
HAP-702Health Care Financing3
HAP-752Health Administration Field Project3
HAP-820Comparative Effectiveness3
 MSHI Course from approved list3
Total Credit Hours62

*Students in the Executive MHA program are not required to do the Health Administration internship or Executive Skills courses. Executive MHA students have 52 total credit hours in their program.

Administrative Residency/Fellowship
Although an administrative residency is not required for graduation, students in the Residential MHA program are highly encouraged to compete for an administrative fellowship following graduation. The department will assist the students in identifying fellowship opportunities.

Community Service
Students enrolled in the MHA program are required to perform meaningful community service as part of the degree requirements. Community service is defined to include service to formally chartered and recognized social and/or health services organizations without pay or equivalent compensation. All MHA students must demonstrate no fewer than 20 hours of volunteer service between the date of admission and the date of graduation.

Last Published with Edits:March 14, 2016 9:13 AM
Last Comprehensive Review: Fall 2013

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