Nov 21, 2018  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 

Master’s in Health Administration

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To develop highly qualified professionals with solid knowledge and skills related to the analysis, planning, design and management of health care institutions and organizations.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Articulate the institutional characteristics of the organization, financing and delivery of health care services in the U.S.;
  • Critically analyze theories and methodologies of health services management as applied to public health issues and organizations, urban health care, poverty and indigence, and public health policy formation;
  • Articulate the theories and methodologies of health services management as applied to market-oriented, private health care organizations and health care delivery systems.
  • Critically assess and engaged in active problem solving and decision making within the ever-changing health care environment.

To make relevant contributions to the advancement of health services administration knowledge to enhance students’ learning experience throughout the program.

Through participation in this program students will be able to:

  • Design and execute applied research projects that contribute to improved operation or organization performance;
  • Complete an integrative analysis project resulting in scholarly publications for dissemination in scientific journals and other relevant sources; and
  • Become actively involved in health administration faculty research projects that may lead to the completion an integrative analysis project, journal articles and presentations at scholarly meetings

To have our students actively serve the local, state and national community by contributing to health care related forums and discussions on health issues, especially those that relate to social policy and populations at risk.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Actively participate in national, state and local professional health administration/health care organizations involved in discussions of health related issues;
  • Critically assess and provide health care decision-makers in specific health care organizations with scientific information about indigent populations and other populations at risk; and
  • Actively participate in community-oriented projects and activities that relate to health and policy issues.

Research Courses: 5 hours

Select either Sequence I or Sequence II

Internship (Required for Pre-service students): 0-2 hours

Undergraduate Courses for Graduate Credit: School of Health Sciences

The following courses may be elected for graduate credit. A maximum of nine hours of approved 400-level course work may be permitted in the earning of any graduate degree.

If you intend to enroll in any of the following undergraduate courses for graduate credit, you must submit a request form from the Graduate School to receive permission before enrolling in the course; otherwise, you will receive undergraduate credit.

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