Executive Master of Health Care Administration

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About

Our Executive Master of Health care Administration degree facilitates the rapid advancement of professionals in health care administration to serve in executive leadership roles with cross-functional responsibilities. With a largely online curriculum, the EMHA program allows students to meet their current professional demands while earning their advanced degree so that they can to become senior leaders in the health care industry.

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Available Online

UNLV is unable to provide fully online education to students from certain states. Visit the State Compliance page for more information.

Learning Outcomes

  • Summarize determinants and trends of population health and assess community leadership needs and implementation approaches for health care.
  • Describe the economic, legal, organizational, and political underpinnings of the dynamic US health system and impacts on health care administrators.
  • Apply the principles of economics, management, and strategic planning in health care organizations. (To develop leadership skills that are pragmatic for today's competitive health care environment).
  • Demonstrate adaptive leadership, communication, and relationship management skills for transforming a health care organization.
  • Apply finance, accounting, human resource, marketing, information technology, and leadership skills for successful administration of leading health care organizations.
  • Build upon professional ethics and behaviors acquired in mid-level management in preparation for a senior leadership role in health care.
  • Develop an innovative and entrepreneurial curiosity that allows you to create and execute patient-centric solutions to advance your organization’s brand within the community.
  • Establish or hone critical industry networks for cultivating your career in health care management.

Career Possibilities

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Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Michelle Sotero, MPH, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate Coordinator

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Degree Contact

Erin Rosenberg, MS, MHA

MHA and EMHA Programs Director

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Department of Health Care Administration and Policy

The health care industry is one of the three largest industries in the United States based on revenues, total assets or number of employees. Students in the Department of Health Care Administration and Policy gain a broad view of the health care delivery system and develop an understanding of health and disease.

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School of Public Health

The School of Public Health is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people worldwide. Our departments, programs, and research units work to provide a diverse education, practical training experience, and numerous community involvement opportunities to prepare students to become leaders and professionals in the field of public health.

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