Master of Healthcare Administration

William Woods University

Program Description

Master of Healthcare Administration

William Woods University

Practical training for a growing field.

Prepare for a leadership role in the growing healthcare field through real-world experience and practical coursework. There are over 784,626 healthcare companies in the United States — providing equipment, insurance, services, and more. Additionally, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of healthcare occupations to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. is projected to add about 2.3 million new jobs. And this includes leadership. Every doctor’s office, hospital, call center, laboratory, research institute, outpatient and residential care facility needs managers and administrators.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Delivered online to your schedule, location, and convenience, the William Woods University Master of Healthcare Administration will prepare you for this growing need with the leadership and administration skills, as well as hands-on training, to manage a number of realms in the healthcare industry. All courses include a weekly forum discussion relevant to the week’s topic. This allows you to communicate and collaborate with other students, and learn from your peers’ personal and professional experiences. In this program you will learn to:

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate medical and healthcare services manage a facility, clinical area or department, and more
  • Analyze ethical and legal issues in healthcare administration policies and develop recommendations for improvement
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of current healthcare technology
  • Evaluate healthcare facilities’ culture and underlying structure to develop effective management and leadership strategies
  • Create sound healthcare marketing strategies based on analysis of the various types of healthcare consumers
  • Analyze the effects of decisions made by healthcare administrators on the financial position of the facility

YOUR ONLINE MASTER OF HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION DEGREE AT WORK

Many professionals with an MHA work in hospitals, residential facilities, universities, medical equipment manufacturing, health systems, and insurance companies.

  • Health Information Manager
  • Clinical Manager
  • Health Communication
  • Medical Center Director
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Physician Group Administrator
  • Insurance company or HMO Administrator
  • Administrator for Medical
  • Equipment Manufacturer

Online Master of Healthcare Administration Curriculum

The Master of Healthcare Administration is a total of 36 credits, which will cover ethics, terminology, technology, human resources management, case studies, finances and law, all with a key focus on the healthcare industry. You will earn the degree by completing 12 courses, including a practicum experience within a healthcare facility, the impetus for students to create a capstone project or thesis.

  • BMT501 Orientation to Healthcare Systems
  • BMT505 Healthcare Administration
  • BMT540 Ethics in Healthcare
  • BMT547 Medical Terminology for the HC Mgr
  • BMT570 Healthcare Marketing
  • BMT581 Healthcare Technology
  • BMT527 Human Resources Management in Healthcare
  • BMT519 Legal Aspects of Healthcare Admin
  • BMT541 Healthcare Systems Financial Management
  • BMT585 Exploration of Healthcare Administration Issues
  • BMT591 Healthcare Industry Practicum
  • BMT599 Capstone Thesis

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts showing degree conferred with 2.5 GPA

THE WILLIAM WOODS DIFFERENCE

  • OVER 145 YEARS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
  • SCHEDULES DESIGNED FOR WORKING PROFESSIONALS
  • U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT TOP ONLINE PROGRAM
  • 14TH IN AFFORDABLE ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS
  • TOP 100 MIDWEST UNIVERSITY – U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 21, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
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Sept. 2018
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Full time
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350 USD
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USA - Fulton, Missouri
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