5 Areas of Study in GCU’s MS in Health Care Administration

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Professional healthcare providers and aspiring managers can take advantage of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Health Care Administration to learn about the business behind this field. This MS in Health Care Administration is offered by the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions and provides learners with a comprehensive overview of modern healthcare institutions.

Financial Analysis

As you complete coursework that focuses on healthcare policies and economics, you will develop financial analysis skills that offer practical, immediate applications within the industry of healthcare. You will also explore managerial decision-making processes based on service, cost and economic variables.

Program Design

While earning this degree, you will examine strategies and methodologies for program or project design, planning, implementation and evaluation that may relate to or be required by a specific healthcare discipline.

Healthcare Innovation

Your coursework will provide you with an opportunity to visualize the best possible future for the nation’s healthcare system and study what changes would be required to reach that goal. Also, you will conduct an integrative analysis of how innovations can impact healthcare.

Workplace Safety

While studying legal and ethical principles in healthcare, you will learn about legal responsibility, workplace safety practices and the obligation that a healthcare facility has to provide protection from injury for its staff, patients and patients’ families.

Marketing Communication

To enhance your managerial communication skills, you will study human resource topics such as negotiation, coaching, mediation and conflict management. Additionally, you will learn about marketing topics that can help promote your success, including consumer, external partner, interdepartmental and cross-discipline collaboration and communication techniques.

If you’d like to find out more about GCU’s healthcare degrees, then visit the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions website or click the Request More Information button on this page.

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