M.S. in Health Care Administration Program Curriculum (37 credits)

1. Required Course Work (28 credits)

  • HCA 500 - Introduction to Health Services Systems (3 credits)
  • HCA 501 - Health Policy (3 credits)
  • HCA 504 - Healthcare Economics (3 credits)
  • HCA 507 - Healthcare Financial Management (3 credits)
  • HCA 511 - Quantitative Business Methods for Healthcare (3 credits)
  • HCA 521 - Community Health Administration in Global Context (3 credits)
  • HCA 531 - Understanding Organizational Ethics (3 credits)
  • HCA 571 - Health Care Marketing and Branding (3 credits)
  • HCA 597 - Strategic Management in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • HCA 598 - Capstone Project (1 credit)

2. Elective Courses (9 credits)

Students have the option of declaring either one of the following two tracks (concentrations) and complete 3 courses (9 credits) specified for that track or they can take any other 3 courses (9 credits) from the elective courses list below.

Tracks(Concentrations)

Executive Leadership (9 credits)

  • HCA 502 - Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • HCA 541 - Managerial Accounting for Healthcare Administration (3 credits)
  • HCA 576 - Operations Management in Health Care (3 credits)

Public Health (9 credits)

  • HCA 505 - Epidemiology for Healthcare Managers (3 credits)
  • HCA 575 - Health Promotion (3 credits)
  • HCA 573 - Healthcare Information Systems (3 credits)

Other Elective Courses

  • HCA 570 - Topics in Healthcare Administration (3 credits)
  • HCA 570 - Comparative Health Care Systems (3 credits)
  • HCA 572 - Health Law (3 credits)
  • HCA 591 - Directed Study in Healthcare Administration (3 credits)
  • HCA 595 - Leadership and Executive Skills for Health Care Managers (3 credits)
  • HCA 596 - Leadership for Quality Management in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • HCA 599 - Health Care Administration Internship (3 or 6 credits)