Guide Organizations and Advocate for Individuals and Communities

  • 12 classes
  • 54 credits
  • 1 Masters Degree

take the path
to a rewarding career

Due to the increased demands for quality healthcare, the healthcare industry has become the third largest employer in the U.S. There are a variety of opportunities for healthcare administrators in public, private, and international sectors. The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program is designed to prepare students to become managers of hospitals, health services organizations, medical groups, managed healthcare organizations, and public health infrastructures. Students gain competencies in management, leadership, communication, healthcare policy, and quality. This program seeks to prepare graduates to:

  • Create strategic operational plans to guide healthcare organizations
  • Demonstrate operational and fiscal management of healthcare organizations
  • Employ leadership theories to manage and advocate for individuals and communities
  • Interpret the impact of healthcare policy and economics on service delivery both nationally and internationally
  • Use evidence-based data and research methods to guide organizational transformations and quality assurance
  • Employ analytical and critical-thinking skills to improve workplace performance and healthcare delivery

The key areas of focus

  • Planning, coordinating, and implementing medical or health services
  • Strategic planning
  • Community involvement
  • Multi-tasking
  • Supervising
  • Compliance and Quality Improvement
  • Decision-making
  • Facilitating Meetings
  • Managing
  • Organizing projects/events
  • Leadership
  • Budgeting
  • Public Health Infrastructures Supervision
  • Collaboration with partners
  • Overseeing
  • Staffing and Training
  • Customer Service
  • Leveraging volunteers

complete your
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

through classroom instruction at one of our Virginia campuses, online instruction, or a combination of both.

total required for graduation

12
classes

Earn Your DEGREE
on Your Time
CampusOnline

On Campus or online

Where our classes are offered

Time

5 - 10 weeks

Time needed to complete a class

Calander

15 Months

Time needed to finish a master’s degree

Master of Science in Healthcare Administration Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program is designed to prepare students to lead a managerial role in hospitals, health services organizations, medical groups, managed healthcare organizations, and public health infrastructures.
Stratford University http://www.stratford.edu

Program Requirements

Complete Your Degreeby meeting the following program requirements
  • Complete Core Requirements
  • Complete Arts and Science Requirements
  • Optionally complete specialization requirements
  • Complete Electives requirement

Core Requirements

Complete following core requirements for MSHA

Core Requirements

Complete all following courses

EBM504
Organizational Behavior
EBM520
Human Resource Management
HCA500
U.S. Healthcare Delivery
HCA501
Health Policy, Legal & Ethic
HCA502
Societal & Cultural Issues
HCA505
Global Health
HCA510
Healthcare Management
HCA515
Healthcare Finance
HCA520
Health Information Systems
HCA530
Quality Performance Management
HCA540
Strategic Planning & Marketing
HCA590
Healthcare Administration Capstone
  • Core
    Requirements

    Core
    Requirements

    Complete following core requirements for MSHA

    • Core Requirements

      Complete all following courses

      EBM504
      Organizational Behavior
      EBM520
      Human Resource Management
      HCA500
      U.S. Healthcare Delivery
      HCA501
      Health Policy, Legal & Ethic
      HCA502
      Societal & Cultural Issues
      HCA505
      Global Health
      HCA510
      Healthcare Management
      HCA515
      Healthcare Finance
      HCA520
      Health Information Systems
      HCA530
      Quality Performance Management
      HCA540
      Strategic Planning & Marketing
      HCA590
      Healthcare Administration Capstone