Requirements and Details

Prerequisites

A bachelor’s degree in business, science, health services or liberal arts. Experience in the health services industry preferred. Healthcare internship required if no health services industry experience.

Code Course Title Units
HSM 593 Accounting for Healthcare Decision-Making 3
Total program: 36-39 semester hours

Core Requirements

18 semester hours from the following
Code Course Title Units
HSM 500 Management and Organization Theory & Practice 3
HSM 501 Current Trends and Issues in Health Services 3
HSM 502 Financial and Cost Analysis 3
HSM 503 Healthcare Economics 3
HSM 504 Organizational Communications 3
HSM 555 Ethical Issues in Health Services 3
Research and Culminating Courses: 6-9 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
HSM 595 Organizational Research Methods 3
HSM 596 Graduate Seminar, or 3
HSM 592 Thesis 3

Students who wish to write a thesis must take HSM 591, Organizational Research II, as one of their electives.

Master of Health Administration Concentrations

Financial Management Concentration:


12 semester hours from the following:

Code Course Title Units
HSM 502 Financial and Cost Analysis 3
A minimum of three of the following:
HSM 532 Budgeting and Cost Control 3
HSM 534 Program Evaluation 3
HSM 571 Management of Clinical and Financial Information 3

Management and Leadership Concentration

Code Course Title Units
HSM 500 Management and Organizational Theory and Practice 3
A minimum of three of the following:
HSM 520 Strategic Planning and Management in HSOs 3
HSM 524 Personal Professional Development 3
HSM 562 Human Resource Management in HSOs 3

Marketing and Business Development Concentration

Code Course Title Units
HSM 501 Current Trends and Issues in Health Services 3
A minimum of three of the following:
HSM 520 Strategic Planning and Management in HSOs 3
HSM 523 Management of Organizational Innovation 3
HSM 540 Legal Issues in HSOs 3
HSM 583 Marketing and Business Development 3

Public Health Concentration


All of the following:

Code Course Title Units
HSM 545 Foundations of Public Health 3
HSM 546 Epidemiology 3
HSM 547 Public Health Policy 3
HSM 548 Applied Research for Public Health Professionals 3

Note: Units do not double count in the Core and the Concentration.