When you get your MS degree in Health Administration, you complete a curriculum that is a synthesis of management concepts, techniques and tools that can be specifically applied to health and health services systems.
Your Master's program emphasizes the analytical and decision-making processes used in healthcare organizations.
Common Body of Knowledge
The Common Body of Knowledge is designed to give you a general business foundation upon which your graduate Health Administration degree will be built. Courses may include subjects such as:
- Managing Individuals and Teams
- Data Analysis for Managers
- Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information
- Marketing Management
- Management of Operations
- Financial Management
Core Healthcare Courses
Core Healthcare course may include subjects such as:
- Healthcare Systems
- Healthcare Financial Management
- Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
- Applied Economics for Managers
- Strategic Management
- Quality and Process Improvement
You will be able to specialize your degree through elective choices. Course may include subjects such as:
- Transformational Leadership
- Profiles in Healthcare
- Visionary Leadership
- International Health Travel Study
- International Health Policy and Management
- Health Information Technology
An administrative residency is not required but is highly recommended for students with limited health care experience. Program faculty can help assist you in securing a residency.
See an advisor for more details.