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  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • Graduate Studies

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  • Master of Healthcare Administration

     

    Program Coordinator:  Melanie Schicker, RN, MHSA, EdD
    213 Lommen Hall, (218) 477-2312 
    melanie.schicker@mnstate.edu 

    Program Description

    The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program provides students with the skills and experience to be competitive in a variety of professional settings. Building on students' existing leadership skills, management styles and current understanding of healthcare policy in the highly regulated healthcare industry, students will be able to dynamically contribute to the improvement of the delivery of services throughout the healthcare continuum. 

    Admission Requirements

    The items listed below are required for admission to this program; only complete files are reviewed. Send all materials to:

    Graduate Studies Office
    MSU Moorhead
    1104 7th Ave. S.
    Moorhead, MN 56563 

    Application Priority Deadlines:  October 15 and March 15

    1. Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. No specific major is required.
    2. 3.0 grade point average, or at least 3.25 for the last 30 semester credits of graded coursework.
    3. Completed "Application for Admission to Graduate Study" form.
    4. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
    5. Non-refundable $20.00 fee for first-time applicants to Minnesota State University Moorhead.
    6. 750 word essay on "The Future of Healthcare".
    7. Non-MSUM graduates only:  Two letters of recommendation from either of the following: a) employer; b) professor; c) licensed healthcare professional.
       

    Degree Requirements (37 credits)

    COMH 638 Health Information Systems (3)
    ECON 697 Health Care Economics (3)
    MBA 611 Marketing Management (3)
    MBA 641 Human Resource Management (3)
    MBA 671 Health Care Delivery Science (3)
    MHA 614 Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations (3)
    MHA 618 Health Care Law and Ethical Decision Making (3)
    MHA 619 Applied Health Care Financial Management (3)
    MHA 620 Health Care Policy and Reimbursement (3)
    MHA 622 Health Care Quality and Regulatory Management (3)
    MHA 669 Capstone I (1)
    MHA 670 Capstone II (6)