The program in Health Care Administration (HCA) leads to the degree of Master of Business Administration in health care administration. Its purpose is to prepare individuals for leadership positions in a wide variety of health care organizations. It achieves this by:
- developing the management students analytic and decision-making capabilities,
- providing the student with a strong foundation in business, and
- providing the student with a thorough background in the health care delivery system.
This is an accelerated program designed to be completed in three years. It is also designed to meet the educational requirements of the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration. Since this program is only offered on a part-time basis, it may not be taken by international students whose visas require full-time study.
Students are registered for a total of 57 semester hour credits. This includes MBA core requirements and required courses outside the core.