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Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration

Students in the undergraduate Health Care Administration program gain a broad view of the health care delivery system and health care management practices. They develop skills to prepare them for management positions in a variety of health care organizations including hospitals, extended care facilities, surgical and postsurgical centers, and private practices.

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Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Public health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health and quality of life of populations, locally and globally. Our program incorporates the disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, health care administration, and social and behavioral health to prepare students for a variety of careers in the public health field.

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Master in Health Care Administration

As the only graduate Health Care Administration program in the Nevada System of Higher Education, our Master of Health Care Administration prepares students to assume leadership roles in health care organizations through advancing critical competencies such as health care delivery, finance, ethics, administration, and management.

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Executive Master of Health Care Administration

Coming Soon! Our Executive Master of Health Care Administration is designed to facilitate the rapid advancement of current professionals in health care administration to serve in executive leadership roles. With a largely online curriculum, the EMHA program allows students to meet their current professional demands while earning their advanced degree.

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Master in Public Health

Our Master of Public Health advances the science and art of protecting and improving the health and quality of life of populations through the prevention of diseases and injuries. Our program prepares individuals to become effective health care practitioners, researchers and teachers who identify public health needs to develop effective strategies in addressing the protection of human health.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

The doctorate of philosophy in public deepens students’ conceptual capabilities and expands on advanced analytical research in one of four major fields of public health. Doctoral graduates have obtained public health careers in university teaching and research, consulting, and governmental and regulatory work.

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Certificate in Infection Prevention

Designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals, our 12-credit Certificate in Infection Prevention examines cutting-edge infection prevention techniques and science as taught by leaders with more than twenty-five years of industry experience. The program of study advances students’ knowledge and skills to become tomorrow’s leaders in combating the spread of infections.

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Certificate In Public Health

Our Certificate in Public Health provides an alternative for professionals with a Bachelor's degree working in a public health related field who want recognition for foundational knowledge in public health. The Certificate program will prepare participants to take the National Certification in Public Health (CPH) exam.

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