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Health Care Administration

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Health Care Administration (code HCA_MS01)

Accelerated Program (HCA_MS01E1)

The Master in Health Care Administration Accelerated Program (MSHCA-AP) is designed to prepare working professionals for administrative positions in health care organizations which requires a minimum three years of work experience and combines online and weekend courses. The MSHCA-AP program requires 45 credit hours consisting of 15 core courses. The program offers foundation courses early and more advanced healthcare specific courses later in the program.

Accelerated Education Model

YEAR I

  • First Quarter-Fall
    • Orientation - No Credit
    • 1. HCA 503 Health Care Economics (3)
    • 2. HCA 505 Organization and Systems of Health Care (3)
  • Second Quarter-Winter
    • 3. HCA 502 The Health Care System (3)
    • 4. HSC 500 Principles of Epidemiology (3)
  • Third Quarter-Spring
    • 5. HCA 524 Advanced Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Administration (3)
    • 6. HCA 515 Adv Financial Management in Health Care (3)
  • Fourth Quarter-Summer
    • 7. HCA 535 Quantitative Methods for Health Admin (3)
    • 8. HCA 510 Human Resources Management in Health Care (3)

YEAR II

  • First Quarter-Fall
    • 9. HCA 517 Adv Healthcare Info Systems Management (3)
    • 10. HCA 698A Project Part I (3)
  • Second Quarter-Winter
    • 11. HCA 537 Managed Care (3)
    • 12. HCA 550 Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Services (3)
  • Third Quarter-Spring
    • 13. HCA 698B Project Part II (3)
    • 14. HCA 536 Hospital Management (3)
  • Fourth Quarter-Summer
    • 15. HCA 530 Strategic Planning/Marketing in Health Care (3)