Advancements in medical technology have made it possible for us to live longer, healthier lives. That means demand for hospitals, clinics, physicians and other healthcare professionals is on the rise. It also means that health administrators are needed to make sure everything runs smoothly.

Health Administrators are tasked with building strong teams and cultures, interpreting complex data and proposing innovative solutions to improve organizational performance. Additionally they are in charge of facilities, services, programs, staff, budgets and relations with other organizations.

Health Administration Program Outcomes

  • Prepares students with the appropriate program curriculum/tracks to be competitive in the marketplace.
  • Prepares students for contemporary employment in a variety of settings.
  • Prepares student with levels of understanding and knowledge that exceed national averages. 

Health Administration Curriculum- 42 Credits

The Master of Health Administration degree requires 42 total credit hours, of which 6 are foundation credits, 27 are core credits and 9 are concentration credits:

Foundation Courses - 9 Credits

  • HADM 502 Introduction to the Healthcare Systems (3 cr.)
  • HADM 505 Healthcare Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • HADM 508 Health Services Research Methods and Statistics (3 cr.)

Core Courses- 27 Credits

  • HADM 511 Healthcare Human Resources Management (3 cr.)
  • HADM 514 Healthcare Marketing and Strategic Planning (3 cr.)
  • HADM 517 Healthcare Economics and Policy (3 cr.) *
  • HADM 520 Healthcare Law and Ethics (3 cr.) *
  • HADM 523 Healthcare Information Systems (3 cr.)*
  • HADM 526 Healthcare Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • HADM 529 Operations and Quality Management in Healthcare (3 cr.) 
  • HADM 532 Leadership in Healthcare Management (3 cr.)
  • HADM 560 Capstone Project (3 cr.)

Concentration Courses- 9 Credits

Health Informatics and Data Analytics

  • HADM 535 Health Informatics and Data Analytics (3 cr.)
  • HADM 538 Data Mining and Predictive Modeling (3 cr.)
  • Healthcare Information Systems *

Population Health

  • HADM 541 Managerial Epidemiology (3 cr.)
  • HADM 544 Health Promotion (3 cr.)
  • Healthcare Economics and Policy *

Healthcare Compliance and Risk Management

  • HADM 547 Medical and Regulatory Compliance (3 cr.)
  • HADM 550 Healthcare Litigations and Risk Management (3 cr.)
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics *

* These courses apply to the corresponding concentration area

Health Administration Graduation Requirements

A student who has completed all degree requirements with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA will receive a Master of Health Administration degree.