M.S. in Healthcare Administration

The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) equips students with the competencies necessary to develop and implement solutions that address today’s unique challenges facing the healthcare industry.
Academic Core Courses 1
GNRS 504Bioethics and Health Care Policy3
GNRS 506Spiritual Concept Analysis in Health Care3
MHA 586Healthcare Analytics, Big Data, and Applied Statistics3
MHA 570Quality Management3
Administrative Courses
MHA 560Strategic Leadership in Health Care3
PADM 512Healthcare Administration3
MGMT 516High Performance People Management3
MGMT 502Developing Management Skills3
FIN 502Business Finance for Managers3
MHA 596Foundations of Healthcare Informatics3
MHA 580Administrative Practicum2
MHA 597Capstone1
Specialization6
Select one of the following:
Quality and Innovation in Health Care
Managing Teams and Conflict
Integrative Theories of Innovation in Health Care
Financial Management in Healthcare Systems
Business Strategy: Theory and Practice
Advanced Financial Analysis
International Health
Global Business Management
Global Field Study in Health Care
Optional 12 Unit Postbaccalaureate Certificate
Quality and Innovation in Healthcare
Strategic Leadership in Health Care
Managing Teams and Conflict
Quality Management
Integrative Theories of Innovation in Health Care
Financial Management in Health Systems
Strategic Leadership in Health Care
Business Finance for Managers
Entrepreneurial Finance
Advanced Financial Analysis
International Health
Strategic Leadership in Health Care
Healthcare Administration
Global Business Management
Global Field Study in Health Care
Total Units39
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Students must have successfully completed a college-level statistics course to be admitted to the MSHA program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Guided by a Christian worldview, demonstrate ethical conduct, integrity, transparency, and accountability for one’s actions, valuing diversity, and respecting the dignity and uniqueness of others.
  2. Use analytical, quantitative and critical thinking skills to implement actions, foster innovation, and advance healthcare priorities.
  3. Apply principles of leadership to promote teamwork and collaborative decision-making among diverse stakeholders.
  4. Employ system-level thinking and communication to address healthcare delivery issues, organizational outcomes of quality and safety, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and health equity.
  5. Use information systems, data, and technology to communicate, manage risk, promote quality, and inform decision-making and strategic growth.
  6. Exhibit knowledge of financial management, regulatory factors, and ethical principles to meet organizational challenges in healthcare.
  7. Exemplify personal and professional accountability, a professional identity and reflective, self-directive learning for ongoing professional development.