About this Online Program
The Seamless Master of Science in Health Services Administration program has been designed to meet the societal need for professionals in the healthcare industry to serve in a variety of leadership roles for organizations that provide health services. The program prepares students to critically evaluate and apply theory and research in all specialty areas of healthcare and administration into their daily professional work. Graduates are taught to become informed, responsible, and ethical leaders in the community.
Students in the BS/HSA-MSHSA program are encouraged to explore the complex issues surrounding healthcare in a pluralistic society, applied ethics, and multicultural health. Students are provided with many opportunities to develop analytical and organizational skills in class and apply these skills through course assignments and internships. Specific areas of study include management, marketing, epidemiology, strategic planning, finance, and continuous quality improvement.
The diversely rich student body and faculty, representing many ethnic and cultural backgrounds and communities, support the development of cultural competence.
The BS-to-MS, Health Services Administration Seamless Program is designed to prepare students to:
Leadership SkillsApply leadership skills in strategic planning, community relations, education and finance - to effectively and efficiently manage healthcare organizations.
Analytical SkillsAnalyze and apply evidence-based practices to support organizational decisions and practices.
CollaborationCollaborate and communicate with patients, families, and other health care professionals to improve community and population health by uncovering the links between access, quality, cost and resource allocation.
TechnologyUse technology to advance and disseminate knowledge that contributes to evidence-based practices and improves patient care outcomes.
EngageEngage in a management practice that draw upon the principles of ethics, service leadership, belief in life-long learning, and the benefits of a diverse, inclusive community.