Master of Healthcare Administration

Degree Requirements

Curriculum (2016-2017 Catalog) Hours
Core Curriculum
HA 509 Management of Health Information Systems 3
HA 516 Healthcare Finance 3
HA 517 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Administration 3
HA 518 Organization of Healthcare Delivery Systems (recommended first course) 3
HA 604 Healthcare Economics and Policy 3
HA 605 Healthcare Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
HA 612 Healthcare Operations Management 3
Capstone Course
HA 616 Healthcare Strategic Management and Marketing 3
Concentrations (select from the options below) 12
HA 515 Marketing and Consumer Driven Healthcare 3
HA 521 Special Topics in Healthcare Administration 3
HA 532 Healthcare Services and Systems for Diverse Populations 3
HA 537 Health Policy and Politics 3
HA 557 Nursing Dimensions of Healthcare Administration 3
HA 580 The Pharmaceutical Basis for Healthcare Delivery 3
HA 611 Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Management 3
PA 503 Emerging Issues in Public Affairs (for health-related topics) 3
PA 545 Management of Nonprofit and Nongovernmental Organizations 3
Total Hours 36

Area of Concentration and Requirements
All students complete all core courses to provide a curricular foundation.  The general MHA program offers the flexibility to tailor electives to the student's professional interests.  Ample formal concentration choices allow for a chosen focus, such as finance, human resource management, international business, management information systems.