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Master of Health Administration Primary Objectives

The MHA has four primary objectives. They are to prepare students:

  1. For positions of increased responsibility within healthcare,
  2. For further career choices beyond the entry level,
  3. With clinical, business or other backgrounds, who want to expand their careers into health administration, and
  4. To improve the quality of care and resource use in health organizations

Additional MHA educational objectives include, but are not limited to:

  1. Development of independent thinking in a complex world,
  2. Benchmark skills in health ethics for a global environment,
  3. Development of superior health administration skills,
  4. Development of health economics/financial skills,
  5. Promotion of pragmatic application from internship (or project) experiences,
  6. Exposure to current health care systems analysis and forecasting