Master of Health Administration

Master of Health Administration

mha faculty fall 2011

UIW’s Master of Health Administration degree is a 21 month, 45-hour program designed for those seeking entry and mid-level management positions within the healthcare industry. It is ideal for those currently in the workforce as the courses are offered in the evenings.  Built upon a foundation of 24 competencies critical to the managerial success of healthcare administration professionals, the Master of Health Administration degree will provide students with a health systems perspective built upon an understanding of health and disease, as well as the economic and social factors that influence the industry. Courses focus on and integrate managerial responsibilities, functions, and roles related to human resources management, budgeting and financial decision making, legal and ethical issues, quality and continuous improvement, information management, marketing, health policy and strategic thinking within the context of the healthcare industry. In addition, students are provided a wide range of opportunities to gain real world healthcare experience. Read more about the experiential learning opportunities!

Why Pursue a career in healthcare management?

Do you want to make a difference?  Do you care about people?  Do you want flexibility and good earning potential in your career?  Are you up to a life long challenge?  Then a career in Healthcare Management is the choice for you.  Here are the facts!

  • Excellent earning potential – $90,000 annually (Texas average for 2010)
  • Rapid healthcare employment growth with Texas being third highest in the nation for employment in this industry.
  • Make a difference and improve the lives of hundreds, even thousands of people everyday. Healthcare executives care deeply about the people they work with and serve.
  • Career flexibility with a variety of health settings in which to work.
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