The Master’s of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree prepares experienced health services professionals for future health executive leadership. The MHA program develops knowledgeable and innovative leaders who advance the health and well being of people, organizations, and communities by transforming health services through applied innovation and collaboration.
The degree prepares mid level leaders across the health services industry especially those that work in Catholic and non profit health services, regional health services, long term care and post acute, integrative health, health informatics/information, clinical and physician practices, and health policy. Students will learn how to be effective health services leaders providing high-quality health services delivery, public health, information analytics, business development, strategy, quality, finances, patient and people engagement, collaboration and lead effectively within diverse teams.
Upon completion of the Master’s of Healthcare Administration, the student will:
- Effectively lead a healthcare organization through considerations of the business, demographics, culture, politics, and regulations.
- Create successful strategies that lead to long term success and viability of a healthcare organization.
- Develop communication skills to engage with multidisciplinary professionals across healthcare.
- Apply advanced problem solving skills using ethical strategies.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under Program Requirements and Program Required Courses for the Masters in Healthcare Administration.
Major Credits: 42
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum Grade: C
Program Required Courses
|CIS 6113||Legal and Ethical Considerations of Information Technologies||3|
|CIS 6208||IT Project Management||3|
|HIM 6506||Assessing Healthcare Quality||3|
|HIM 6524||Strategic Management in Health||3|
|HIM 6550||Health Care - Global, Preventative, and Systemic Perspectives||3|
|HIM 6560||Foundations of Management & Leadership in HIM||3|
|MGT 6351||Health Care Administration||3|
|MGT 6352||Performance Improvement in Healthcare||3|
|MGT 6355||Health Care Finance||3|
|MGT 6420||Organizational Behavior||3|
|MHA 6777||Topics in Healthcare Administration (Legal and Ethical Considerations in Healthcare Administration)||3|
|MHA 6777||Topics in Healthcare Administration (Health Services Leadership Learning Lab)||3|
|MHA 6777||Topics in Healthcare Administration (Healthcare Administration Capstone Project)||3|
|PTH 7720||Health Policy and Promotion||3|
To graduate from the College of St. Scholastica, graduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements.
Minimum GPA: 3.0