Master of Health Care Administration

About

The Master of Health Care Administration Degree Program is the only graduate Health Care Administration program in the Nevada Public University System (NSHE). The M.H.A. will prepare students to assume leadership roles in health care organizations. The degree is recognized in the health care field as an important credential that allows graduates to assume health care management positions. The curriculum is developed to include all the critical competencies for health care leadership, including issues of health care delivery, health care finance, ethical and legal issues in health care administration and management topics. Students and faculty will contribute through research and service to the knowledge and applications of management in health care; and they will use their education and expertise to help meet the health care management needs of the State of Nevada and beyond.

Available Options

  • Thesis Track
  • Professional Paper Track
  • Capstone Track

Accreditation

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

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand determinants and trends of population health and assess community needs for health care.
  • Describe the economic, legal, organizational, and political underpinnings of the US health system.
  • Apply the principles of economics, management, and strategic planning in health care organizations.
  • Demonstrate leadership, communication, and relationship management skills for managing a health care organization.
  • Apply finance, accounting, marketing, information technology, quantitative, planning, and management skills for successful administration of health care organizations.
  • Build up professional ethics and behaviors.
  • Utilize above skills necessary for advancing career in health care management.

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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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