The Master of Science in Health Administration features an integrated program combining a core curriculum, an elective component, and a culminating experience in which health administration skills and competencies are synthesized through an internship and capstone course.
The Health Administration program has been designed for early and mid-level careerists in the health care industry. The program will be of particular interest to health care administrators, managers, nurses, other health care providers, and any health related professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and expertise in health management. Applicants who have not previously studied health administration are welcome.
Graduates of this program will find diverse job opportunities with a variety of health organizations, including hospitals, home health agencies, health insurance companies, life care facilities, managed care organizations, medical group practices, mental health agencies, and pharmaceutical and biomedical industries.
Stressing leadership, management, and analytic competencies, the program focuses on offering students opportunities to develop and expand the knowledge and skills required to excel both professionally and personally. Teamwork and peer collaboration are encouraged.
The goals of the program are to prepare graduate students to: