MHA Academics

These courses will prepare you for the world of healthcare administration

The MHA program at the David Eccles School of Business prepares students for administrative positions in both the public and private sectors of the healthcare industry. Program graduates work in a variety of fields, including healthcare delivery, public health, healthcare policy and health-services research.

The program offers students maximum flexibility in degree specialization and scheduling options.

With a specific focus on the healthcare industry, the MHA program curriculum provides broad exposure to a variety of functional areas including all major business disciplines, health policy and public health.

MHA PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

General Administrative and Management Skills
10.5 credit hours

ACCTG 6000 Financial Accounting (3)
MGT 6051 Managing and Leading in Organizations (3)
IS 6850 Healthcare Information Technology (1.5)
MGT 6540 Ethics of Management (1.5)
MGT 6530 Competitive Advantage through People (1.5)

Analytics
7.5 – 9 credit hours

OIS 6040 Data Analysis and Decision Making I (1.5)
OIS 6670 Services Operations (3)
OIS 6420 Quality Management (1.5)
Data Analytics – any approved course (1.5 – 3)

Social and Behavioral Sciences
9 credit hours

ECON 6190 Health Economics (3)
FPMD 6600 Social and Behavioral Context of Public Health (3)
PADMN 6321 Health Policy (3) or FPMD 6400 Public Health Administration and Policy (3)

MHA Cohort Series
27.5 credit hours

MHA 6000 Career Strategies (1)
MHA 6001 Career Perspectives (1)
MHA 6530 Healthcare Administration (3)
MHA 6540 Managerial Accounting and Finance for Healthcare (3)
MHA 6550 Marketing for Health Professionals (3)
MHA 6560 Health Law (1.5)
MHA 6800 Management and Administration in Healthcare / Seminar (0.5)
MHA 6801 Healthcare Industry Players / Seminar (1.0)
MHA 6802 Healthcare Financial Management / Seminar (3)
MHA 6803 Healthcare Strategic Management / Seminar (3)
MHA 6804 Principal Based Leadership in Healthcare / Seminar (1.5)
MHA 6805 Healthcare Integrative Experience (3)
MHA 6900 Healthcare Administrative Internship (3)

Electives
6 credit hours

Various courses

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