Master of Science in Health Care Administration (Traditional)

The Master of Science in Health Care Administration (MSHCA) Traditional program is designed for new undergraduates, beginning health care professionals, and international students who interested in pursuing managerial positions and careers in health care industry.

As a CAHME accredited program, the MS-HCA traditional program provides high quality education, field experience, and extensive mentorships. Students enrolled in a CAHME accredited program have access to vast resources and networking opportunities

The traditional program curriculum consists of forty-five (45) units of course work. Required courses cover the essential functions of management and critical aspects of the US health care system. Electives, tailored to students' learning goals, include courses in health care site specialization and other academic disciplines. Graduate courses are offered with different modalities in regular CSULB semesters (Fall, Spring) from Monday – Thursday, at both 4:00 and/ or 7:00 PM. Some courses are offered during the Summer as well. Students will take the courses based on the recommended sequence. Students can do the program on part time or full-time basis.

The Department of Health Care Administration at CSULB has established affiliations with a large number of regional and local health care facilities/ companies to provide mentorship and field experience to our students.

Today, the program has more than 300 alumni who have graduated from the Traditional Program.