2010-2012 Graduate Studies Catalog

Master of Health Administration

The Master of Health Administration program is designed to meet the educational needs of working professionals and others who desire to advance in the field of health administration.  The program consists of a sequence of concentrated online courses which are generally eight weeks long, plus a Capstone Project, and an Internship.  The Internship is required of students who do not have a strong background in healthcare management or administration.  The MHA is typically completed in 20 to 24 months; the plan of study can be adjusted with the advisor’s prior approval.

Program Structure

Courses
Credits
HADM 605 Evidence Based Management
2
HADM 607 Health Information Management
3
HADM 610 Health Care Systems and Policy
3
HADM 615 Managerial Accounting and Budgeting
3
HADM 620 Health Operations Methods
2
HADM 622 Health Quality Techniques
3
HADM 625 Healthcare, Finance and Reimbursement
3
HADM 632 Health Economics
2
HADM 635 Health Law and Ethics
3
HADM 640 Managerial Epidemiology
3
HADM 645 Healthcare Management
3
HADM 675 Healthcare Human Resources
2
HADM 685 Research and Evaluation Methods
3
HADM 687 Healthcare Marketing and Strategy
3
HADM 697 Capstone
3
STAT 541 Applied Statistics
3
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Total minimum credits required for degree
44
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*HADM 696 Cooperative Education/Internship in Health Administration
3
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Total credits including Internship
47
*Internship is required of MHA students who do not have a background in health care management.
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Electives
HADM 651 Rural health Administration 2
HADM 660 Long Term Care Administration 2

 

PLAN OF STUDY

FALL SEMESTER I FALL SEMESTER II
HADM 605     Evidence Based Management HADM 685     Research & Evaluation Methods
HADM 610     Healthcare Systems & Policy HADM 622     Health Quality Techniques
HADM 615     Managerial Accounting & Budgeting HADM 692     SM: Healthcare Statistics*
HADM 632     Healthcare Economics  
SPRING SEMESTER I SPRING SEMESTER II
HADM 625     Healthcare Finance & Reimbursement HADM 607     Health Information Management
HADM 675     Healthcare Human Resources HADM 640     Managerial Epidemiology
HADM 620     Health Operations Methods HADM 697     Capstone*
HADM 635     Health Law and Ethics  
SUMMER SESSION I SUMMER SESSION II
HADM 645     Healthcare Management HADM 690     Internship**
HADM 687     Healthcare Marketing & Strategy  

* 15 week, full semester course
** Internship required of students who do not have a background in healthcare management

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