This course of study focuses on practical applications from both business and health service fields of knowledge.
The Master of Health Administration program is designed primarily for entry and mid-level health service managers who require enhanced managerial and business competencies in order to achieve their career goals. Although the program is intended primarily for those who have been working in health service settings for approximately three years, individual arrangements may be developed for persons with shorter tenure as well as those who have not enjoyed previous employment in the health sector. This course of study focuses on practical applications from both business and health service fields of knowledge. Emphasis is placed on the development of leadership skills that are necessary to thrive in the rapidly changing and often extraordinarily complex health service enterprise of the 21st Century, both within the United States and internationally. The MHA content, drawn from a wide range of disciplinary interests, is specifically targeted to the health service environment with all of its multifaceted operational and political dimensions. Managerial, financial, legal and ethical considerations are foundational to most courses in the curriculum. The Master of Health Administration program maintains high academic quality, emphasizes practical applications, and provides flexible and convenient study options both in the traditional classroom setting and over the Internet. Graduates will have the requisite knowledge and skills for significant professional advancement in a wide range of health related settings. ...