MBA/Master of Health Administration

A combined 84 credits for these two degrees (42 credits for the Master of Health Administration and 42 credits for the MBA*) is reduced to 66-69 credits through credit-sharing.

Students must apply and be accepted to both programs of study. Students may begin their study in either the School of Business or in the School of Health Sciences. Students who successfully complete all requirements will receive two degrees and two diplomas. The degrees must be conferred simultaneously.

* Up to 6 credits may be waived based on previous coursework in accounting, economics, finance and statistics. To be eligible for a course waiver, a grade of ‘B-‘ or better is required in an approved course taken within the past 5 years.

Learning Goals and Methods in the Professional MBA Program

(note: refer to the Rangos School of Health Sciences Graduate Catalog for specifics on the Master of Health Administration program)

Knowledge Area Related Learning Goal
Ethical Competency Students will be able to recognize ethical dilemmas in an organizational context and apply ethical decision-making frameworks to business decisions.
Sustainability Perspective Students will recognize and apply sustainability principles to strategic decisions as a means for competitive differentiation.
Problem Solving Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze complex situations, analyze information and evaluate alternatives from different perspectives to develop solutions for business problems and to seize innovative opportunities.
Management and Leadership Skills Students will gain innovative managerial and leadership skills for motivating people and creating positive organizational change.
Cultural Intelligence Students will possess the skills to manage effectively in a global business environment.

Graduation Requirements for the MBA/Master of Health Administration

MHA Coursework 

HADM 502: Introduction to the Healthcare Systems 3 credits
HADM 508: Healthcare Services Research Methods and Statistics 3 credits
HADM 511: Healthcare Human Resources Management 3 credits
HADM 517: Healthcare Economics and Policy 3 credits
HADM 520: Healthcare Law and Ethics 3 credits
HADM 523: Healthcare Information Systems 3 credits
HADM 526:  Healthcare Financial Management 3 credits
HADM 529:  Operations and Quality Management in Healthcare 3 credits
HADM 560: Capstone Project
May be fulfilled by MGMT 548 with approval of Health Administration and Public Health Department Chair
3 credits

Concentration in Health Informatics and Data Analytics, Healthcare Compliance
and Risk Management, or Public Health

6 credits

Total credits

42 credits

MBA Coursework 

ACCT 501: Accounting Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
STAT 501: Statistics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
ECON 501: Economics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
FINC 501: Finance Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
GRBU 503: Managerial Decision Tools 1.5 credits
STAT 510: Applied Statistics 3 credits
ACCT 515: Accounting for Decision Makers 3 credits
ECON 520: Managerial Economics 3 credits
SCMG 527: Supply Chain/Operations Management 1.5 credits
FINC 530: Financial Management 3 credits
MGMT 531: Strategic Sustainability and Models 1.5 credits
MGMT 533: Global Business 1.5 credits
MKTG 535: Marketing Management 3 credits
MGMT 540: Strategy and Implementation 3 credits
MGMT 545: Executive Insights 3 credits
MGMT 548: Capstone Project 3 credits
Total credits 42 credits

These courses may be waived based on previous coursework.