Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Student Outcome Data

  • Graduate Program in Healthcare Administration Student Outcome Data - Fall 2017

    Fall 2017 Alumni Survey n(10):

    Where are students working post-graduation (alumni)?

    • Medical Clinic or Physician Practice – 30%
    • Hospital or Health System – 20%
    • Business/Finance Industry – 20%
    • Public Health Agency– 10%
    • Federal/State Governmental Agency – 10%
    • Faculty Position – 10%
        

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

    • Director/Manager– 20%
    • Coordinator – 20%
    • Supervisor – 10%
    • Specialist – 10%
    • Operations – 10%
    • Specialist – 10%
    • Public Health Nurse – 10%
    • HIS Editor – 10%
        

    Experience working (alumni):

    • Years of experience:
      • 40% of students have 1-5 years
      • 30% of students have 6-10 years
      • 30% had more than 10 years of experience.
       

    Characteristics of students (alumni):

    • Gender:
      • 80% Female
      • 20% Male
       
    • Age:
      • 40% 26-30
      • 20% 36-40
      • 20% 41-45
      • 10% 46-50
      • 10% 51-55
       
    • Race:
      • 10% Black or African American
      • 80% White
      • 10% did not want to respond
       
    • Ethnicity
      • 90% Not Hispanic or Latino
      • 10% did not wish to respond
       

    Job Placement of Alumni Surveyed:

    • 80% had a job working in healthcare within 3 months of graduating.
    • 90% had a job working in healthcare within 1 year of graduating.
        

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

    • 33% of our alumni surveyed experienced a job change in a new organization as a result of obtaining their MHA degree
    • 33% experienced a job change within the same organization
    • 16% experienced a pay raise post-graduation
    • 16% maintained their current position.
    • 100% of alumni surveyed stated that the graduate curriculum prepared them to function within their major of study.
    • 30% stated the program was an extremely good investment; 60% stated it was a good investment
    • 40% stated they were very likely to recommend the MHA program to others; 50% stated they were likely to recommend the program.
    • 30% stated the MHA program met their expectations extremely well; 50% stated it met their expectations well.
    • 50% rated very satisfied with the MHA program; 40% rated satisfied with the program
        

    Information from Fall 2017 Current Student Program Survey n(31):

    Where are current students working?

    • Hospital Inpatient – 20%
    • Hospital Ambulatory Care – 20%
    • Not currently work – 10%
    • Federal or State Governmental Agency – 10%
    • Business or industry – 10%
    • Private Consulting Firm – 6%
    • Community Health Organization 6%
    • HMO or Group Plan – 6%
    • Home Health Agency – 3%
    • Faculty Position – 3%
    • Clinic – 3%
    • Military – 3%
        

    Type of positions that our current students hold:

    • Director/Manager– 19%
    • Not specified – 17%
    • Coordinator – 13%
    • Analyst 13%
    • Assistant 10%
    • Supervisor – 7%
    • Administrator – 6%
    • Athletic Trainer – 6%
    • Clinician – 3%
    • Member Services Representative – 3%
    • Direct support professional – 3%
        

    Experience working of current students:

    • Years of experience
    • 52% - 1-5 years
    • 19% - 11-20 years
    • 16% - 6-10 years
    • 7% - less than one year
    • 3% - none
    • 3% - more than 30 years
        

    Characteristics of the current students in the program:

    • Gender:
      • 71% Female
      • 29% male
       
    • Age:
      • 42% 18-25
      • 19% 26-30
      • 23% 31-35
      • 16% 36 and over
       
    • Race:
      • 3% Asian
      • 3% Black or African American
      • 87% White
      • 7% did not want to respond
       
    • Ethnicity
      • 3% Hispanic or Latino
      • 97% Not Hispanic or Latino
          
       

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

    • 41% rated very satisfied with the overall MHA program; 55% rated satisfied
    • 41% rated very satisfied with the commitment to academic excellence at MSUM in the MHA program; 55% rated satisfied
    • 39% rated very satisfied with overall support, service and concern provided by MSUM faculty; 54% rated satisfied
    • 63% rated very satisfied with overall Support, service and concern provided by the Graduate Program Coordinator; 35% rated satisfied
    • 49% rated very satisfied with orientation to the program; 49% rated satisfied
    • 52% rated very satisfied with advising and program support; 45% rated satisfied