Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Student Outcome Data

Graduate Program in Healthcare Administration Student Outcome Data - Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Alumni Survey n(10):

Where are students working post-graduation (alumni)?

  • Rural Health Clinic – 40%
  • Hospital or Health System – 20%
  • Community Health Organization – 10%
  • Public Health Agency – 10%
  • Home Health Agency – 10%
  • Federal or State Governmental Agency – 10%

Type of positions that our graduates hold post-graduation (alumni):

  • Coordinator – 37.5%
  • Supervisor – 25%
  • CFO – 12.5%
  • Executive Administer – 12.5%
  • Assistant – 12.50%

Experience working (alumni):

  • Years of experience:
    • 10% of students had less than 1 year of experience
    • 40% of students had 6-10 years
    • 20% of students had 11-20 years
    • 30% had more than 20 years of experience

Characteristics of students (alumni):

  • Gender:
    • 80% Female
    • 20% Male
  • Age:
    • 10% 18-25
    • 40% 26-30
    • 20% 36-40
    • 10% 46-50
    • 20% Over 55
  • Race:
    • 100% White
  • Ethnicity
    • 100% Not Hispanic or Latino

Job Placement of Alumni Surveyed:

  • 100% had a job working in healthcare within 3 months of graduating.
  • 100% had a job working in healthcare within 1 year of graduating.

Other Survey Results (alumni) using a 5 point Likert Scale:

  • 10% of our alumni surveyed experienced a job change in a new organization as a result of obtaining their MHA degree
  • 40% experienced a job change within the same organization
  • 20% experienced a pay raise post-graduation
  • 30% maintained their current position.
  • 90% of alumni surveyed stated that the graduate curriculum prepared them to function within their major of study.
  • 100% stated the program was an extremely good investment or good investment
  • 100% stated they were very likely or likely to recommend the MHA program to others
  • 90% strongly agreed/agreed that they believed the curriculum prepared them as future leader
  • 90% strongly agreed/agreed that they believe the program prepared them to critically think and approach problems allowing you to function as a future leader

Information from Fall 2018 Current Student Program Survey n(31):

Where are current students working?

  • Hospital Setting – 23%
  • Hospital Ambulatory Care – 15%
  • Long Term/Short Term Care Facility – 16%
  • Federal or State Governmental Agency – 15%
  • Community Health Organization 15%
  • Rural Health Clinic – 8%
  • Public Health Agency – 8%

Type of positions that our current students hold:

  • Assistant 30%
  • Coordinator – 23%
  • Director/Manager– 15%
  • Executive Administrator – 8%
  • Technician – 8%
  • Social Worker – 8%
  • Prosthetics – 8%

Experience working of current students:

  • Years of experience
  • 38% - 1-5 years
  • 23% - 11-20 years
  • 23% - 6-10 years
  • 8% - less than one year
  • 8% - none

Characteristics of the current students in the program:

  • Gender:
    • 77% Female
    • 23% male
  • Age:
    • 39% 18-25
    • 23% 26-30
    • 23% 31-35
    • 15% 36 and over
  • Race:
    • 100% White
  • Ethnicity
    • 92% Not Hispanic or Latino
    • 8% - I do not wish to respond

Other Survey Results (current) using a 5 point Likert Scale:

  • 31% rated very satisfied with the overall MHA program; 54% rated satisfied
  • 23% rated very satisfied with the commitment to academic excellence at MSUM in the MHA program; 62% rated satisfied
  • 62% rated very satisfied with overall support, service and concern provided by MSUM faculty; 38% rated satisfied
  • 62% rated very satisfied with overall support, service and concern provided by the Graduate Program Coordinator; 38% rated satisfied
  • 38% rated very satisfied with orientation to the program; 38% rated satisfied
  • 69% rated very satisfied with advising and program support; 31% rated satisfied

Program Domains and Competencies Assessment of Students:

Current Satisfaction Ratings:

Term
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
Term
MHA program Overall
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
5/5
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
4.5/5
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
4.75/5
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
4.40/5
Term
Commitment to academic excellence
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
5/5
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
4.5/5
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
4.75/5
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
4.10/5
Term
Flexibility of scheduling
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
4.4/5
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
4.5/5
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
4.75/5
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
4.4/5
Term
Interprofessional collaboration opportunities
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
4.6/5
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
4.40/5
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
4.75/5
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
4.3/5
Term
Faculty provided overall support, service and concern for students in the program
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
5/5
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
4.5/5
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
4.75/5
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
4.3/5
Term
Advising and program support
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
5/5
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
4.5/5
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
4.75/5
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
4.0/5
Term
Library Services/Materials/Resources
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
4.6/5
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
4.3/5
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
4.25/5
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
3.7/5

Overall Domain ratings:

Term
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
Term
Domain 1 – Leadership
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
3/3
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
2.44/3
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
2.67/3
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
2.22/3
Term
Domain 2 - Professionalism
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
2.8/3
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
2.67/3
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
3/3
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
2.88/3
Term
Domain 3 – Communication and Relationship Building
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
2.8/3
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
2.56/3
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
2.67/3
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
2.63/3
Term
Domain 4 – Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
3/3
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
2.33/3
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
2.33/3
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
2.38/3
Term
Domain 5- Business Skills
Fall/Summer
18(exit)(n5)
2.8/3
Fall 18
(alumni)(n10)
2.22/3
Spring 18
(exit)(n5)
2.33/3
Fall 17
(alumni)(n10)
2.5/3

All program competency assessments were rated by alumni/exiting students at 2 or above for Fall/Summer exit 2018 Survey, Fall 2018 alumni survey and Spring exit 2018.