The Master of Science in Health Care Administration program prepares individuals to develop and implement solutions that address todays unique challenges facing the health care industry. Graduates with a masters in health care administration will be prepared to work in middle to upper management in for profit or non-profit organizations including health and wellness organizations, hospitals, clinics, ambulatory care, or health services companies. In addition, employment opportunities in other types of health care organizations such as insurance companies, governmental health agencies, non-profit health organizations, medical device companies, and medical equipment manufacturers are possible.
The masters in health administration program emphasizes the conceptual, analytical, and application skills required to manage contemporary health care organizations. Topics of study include: contemporary health care delivery models, health care policies and economics, legal and ethical principles in health care, cost containment models, workforce management, marketing communication strategies, health care finance, leadership styles and development, and health care business analysis.
A capstone course culminates the masters in health administration program, providing an opportunity for students to complete the development of a comprehensive research project, plan, or proposal that addresses a problem, issue, or concern and can be implemented upon completion of the program.
This program is offered in the following formats or locations:
The dynamic capabilities of GCUs online curriculum offer considerable flexibility and convenience for career oriented professionals who are pursuing their educational goals. Full time faculty members, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Our small class sizes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Classes begin frequently.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.