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The curriculum for the Master of Healthcare Administration degree consists of 42 semester credits of graduate-level coursework, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for completion. Students who take three credit hours per session are full-time students. Complete course description and degree requirements are available in the current Academic Catalog.

Competencies in the specific emphasis areas are structured to lead directly to career opportunities in hospitals, clinics, senior living, public health, insurance, and even human resources and human services. As a UIU graduate, you will have the knowledge, skills, and leadership traits employers demand in the people they hire.

Credits Needed:

MHA Core Classes = 33 credits
Emphasis Area = 9 credits
Total MHA Credits = 42 credits 

MHA Core Classes

Emphasis Areas

General Leadership  

  • Healthcare Operations
  • Decision Analysis in Healthcare
  • Theories of Leadership 

Population Health Management  

  • Population Health Informatics
  • Program Evaluation Implementation & Evaluation
  • Politics of Poverty, Inequality, and Health Policy 

Senior Living Services 

  • Social Gerontology 
  • Senior Services Administration 
  • Long Term Care Practicum Or 
  • Decision Analysis in Healthcare  

Healthcare Data Analytics 

  • Healthcare Informatics & Technology Management  
  • Data Management & Visual Analytics 
  • Decision Analysis in Healthcare