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Courses in the HCA program cover several broad content areas. The Health Care Administration curriculum provides professional education in both basic and applied health administration. This educational focus involves providing knowledge and skills required for health services managers to successfully function in a complex and rapidly changing environment.

Course Sequence (pdf)

Health Systems Organization Courses

History and organization of the health care system,  financing, and utilization of health services, health status and disease occurrence, legal aspects of health care and medical sociology. Government health policy formulation and implementation and its impact on health care organizations. More about “Health Systems Organization Courses”...

Management of Health Services Organizations

Organization theory and behavior, health care planning and marketing, human resource management and leadership, managerial communications, ethics, legal applications for managers, information systems and strategic management. More about “Management of Health Services Organizations”...

Finance, Economics, and Accounting

Accounting and financial management tools for health care administrators, budgeting, financial analysis, costing, variance analysis, capital structure and performance measurement. Fundamentals of microeconomic theory, economic determinants of health, markets for medical care and health insurance, economic analysis in decision-making. More about “Finance, Economics, and Accounting”...

Quantitative Methods

Application of statistical methods to solving health care management problems, operations research, research design and analysis, epidemiology and performance and quality assessment. More about “Quantitative Methods”...

Elective Courses

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