Health Care Administration, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Degree Core
Required Courses
HCA 5013Survey of Health Care Administration3
HCA 5033Legal Issues in Health Care Administration3
HCA 5093Leadership Methods and Styles in Healthcare3
HCA 5123Survey of Research and Evaluation in Health Care3
Hours Subtotal12
Optional Electives
Select 20 hours from the following:20
Special Topics in Health Care Administration (Clinical Operations Internship)
Special Topics in Health Care Administration
Human Resources in Health Care and Public Administration
Organizational Leadership and Development in Health Care
Health Care Compliance
Directed Readings in Health Care Administration
The Financial Structure of Health Care Organizations
Introduction to Global Health
Entrepreneurship and the Health Sciences
Health Care Informatics
Relief and Development in Global Health
International Health Systems
Healthcare Accounting and Auditing
Emerging Global Infectious Diseases
Health Aspects of Disasters
Advanced Cases in Healthcare Finance
Ethics in Healthcare
Advanced Leadership Methods and Styles in Healthcare
Patient Safety, Quality Measurement & Improvement
Internship in Health Care Administration
Hours Subtotal20
Total Hours32

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level