Curriculum

Health Services Administration (MS) / Master of Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program

Health Services Administration (MS) / Master of Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program Curriculum Students in the Master of Science in Health Services Administration and Public Health Dual Degree program of study are required to complete a total of 20 courses (60 credits). The program is designed as a seven semester graduate education curriculum.

The curriculum consist of 13 (or 14**) HSA courses (of which students are required to complete the HSA690 Health Care Strategic Planning Capstone project); 5 MPH courses (inclusive of MPH 697 a Special Topics in Health Care Capstone project and a mandatory Public Health Field Experience (MPH 567); and 1 (or 2**) NUR courses.

  • HSA510 Principles of Health Services Administration 3
  • HSA520 Managerial Epidemiology 3
  • MPH513 Environmental and Occupational Health 3
  • HSA525 Health Care Policy 3
  • HSA526 Health Care Economics 3
  • NUR679 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3
  • HSA530 Health Law & Ethics 3
  • HSA535 Applied Biostatistics 3
  • MPH606 Health Care Disparities 3
  • HSA620 Health Care Budgeting & Financial Management 3
  • NUR638** Performance Improvement & QA¬†orHSA 540 Quality Management and Utilization Review. 3
  • MPH567 Field Experience in PH 3
  • HSA650 Research Application in Health Services 3
  • HSA667 Health Care Leadership 3
  • MPH652* Diversity in the Workplace 3
  • HSA668 Health Care Human Resources Management 3
  • HSA675 Health Information Systems Management 3
  • MPH697 Special Topics in Health Care (Capstone) 3
  • HSA680 Health Care Marketing 3
  • HSA690 Health Care Strategic Planning (Capstone) 3

** Based on course offering/availability

Important Notice: Participation in clinical experiences, rotations or fieldwork is a required part of the curriculum and a requirement for graduation. Clinical rotation and fieldwork sites may require a drug, criminal, and/or child abuse background check in order to permit participation in the program's clinical experience, rotation or fieldwork. Clinical rotation and fieldwork sites may deny a student's participation in the clinical experience, rotation or fieldwork because of a felony or misdemeanor conviction, failure of a required drug test, or inability to produce an appropriate health clearance, which would result in delayed graduation or in the inability to graduate from the program. Individuals who have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor may be denied certification or licensure as a health professional. Information regarding individual eligibility may be obtained from the appropriate credentialing bodies. Drug and background checks will be done at the student's expense.

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