Health Administration Program Overview
Master of Health Administration
The Master of Health Administration program from the University of Cincinnati consists of 48-semester hours beginning with a 30-semester hour, 10-course core curriculum. The health administration program takes approximately 2.5 years to complete while maintaining your current personal and professional commitments.
Health Systems Management 1: Organization & Delivery
Health Systems Management 2: Principles of Leadership
Health Care Finance 1: Analysis
Health Care Finance 2: Decision Making
Health Care Marketplace 1: Health Economics
Health Care Marketplace 2: Strategic Success
Health Policy 1: Health Policy & Regulation
Health Policy 2: Legal & Ethical Issues
Health Quality 1: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Managers
Health Quality 2: Total Quality Management
Health Systems Management Capstone
The capstone is an integrative experience that requires the student to demonstrate the ability to: (1) draw upon and apply material covered throughout the program and (2) demonstrate skills in continuous learning through information access, synthesis and use in critical thinking. Typically each student will be expected to choose a management problem from his/her workplace and apply and integrate the knowledge, skills, and competencies gained while enrolled in the master’s in health administration program.
The Virtual Residency is a unique part of the UC MHA student experience. It allows students to complete their residency hours at a convenient location with the flexibility to maintain personal and professional responsibilities.
Students in UC’s Master of Health Administration program will participate in 120 hours of virtual interactive experiences that will take place at specific dates and times during the last two semesters of their curriculum. The residency will feature live seminars and presentations from industry experts, health administration panels and case presentations. Students will participate in virtual networking opportunities with national health care professionals, professors and their peers. They will also take part in virtual group activities utilizing a case studies approach. The residency has been designed to assure students’ readiness to assume leadership roles within health care teams, institutions and systems.