Graduate Health Administration

Graduate Health Administration

Master of Science in Health Sciences with specialization in Health Administration

This specialization prepares students for professional careers in the administration of a health care program, agency, or facility in hospitals, long-term care facilities, managed care organizations, health centers, federal, state and voluntary health organizations and agencies. 

Register now for March 15 virtual information session 12:00-1:00pm.

Course requirements  

Course Course Title Credits
  Core - 24 credits  
HLTH 500       Managed Health Care 3
HLTH 614 Advanced Epidemiology 3
HLTH 616 Techniques of Health Research 3
HLTH 617 Health Administration Theory and Practice 3
HLTH 626 Health Care Organization 3
HLTH 637 Health Law 3
HLTH 638 Fiscal Management 3
HLTH 660 Thesis or Department Project 3
  Restricted Electives - minimum of 6 credits  
HLTH 501 Administration of Managed Health Care Plans  
HLTH 605 Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety 3
HLTH 620 Evidence Based Public Health 3
HLTH 622 Health Personnel Management 3
HLTH 647 Health Disparities in Diverse Populations 3
  Elective Courses – up to 9 credits  
HLTH 510  Health Science Field Study and Travel Seminar: International Health Management  3
HLTH 610 Contemporary Trends in Community 
Mental Health  
3
HLTH 612 Community Organization for Health 3
HLTH 618 Health Economics 3
HLTH 621 Seminar in Comprehensive Health Planning 3
HLTH 630 Trends and Issues in Substance Abuse 3
HLTH 632 Long-Term Care Administration 3
HLTH 633 Consumer Health 3
HLTH 635 Public Health Issues of Immigration 3
  Professional Sequence - 6 credits  
HLTH 609¹ Supervised Field Training (Residency) 6

Notes: ¹ An additional six credit residency is required for those students who do not have experience in the health field. The residency can be waived with documentation from an employer. 

 
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