The MHA curriculum prepares students for career advancement by providing in-depth application of contemporary health policy and health management issues and situations. MHA students and graduates apply their newly acquired knowledge immediately. To this end, students enrolled in the MHA program will be expected to:
- exercise leadership in creating a vision to manage improvements in organizational performance.
- synthesize concepts to conduct critical assessments of internal and external environments to position healthcare organizations with innovative strategies.
- evaluate scientific and analytical methods in managerial decision-making.
- apply management concepts with excellence.
- assess political environments and develop initiatives strategically that consider stakeholders.
- articulately communicate ideas, information with individuals and groups in the health care community.
Program Admission Requirements
To be considered for admission to the Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, an applicant must satisfy all College admission requirements. Those minimum requirements include the following:
- Successfully completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university,
- Overall grade- point average of 3.0 or higher in undergraduate work.
- A successful score of on the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE); waived with 3-5 years health management experience.
- Successfulyy completed prerequisite courses in economics, accounting, and statistics is highly recommended, yet not required. A management course is preferred.
- Applicants must submit a formal letter of introduction that identifies the student and his/her purpose in applying for the program.