College of Nursing and College of Health Professionals students attend clinicals

EARLY ENTRY – MHA

BSHCL to MHA (4+1)

Students who are admitted into the HCL/MHA 4+1 will be admitted directly into the MHA program upon graduation from the Health Care Leadership (HCL) program, assuming they continue to meet the progression requirements. Requirements for progression include maintenance of a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 average in all graduate level classes, and no grades of less than B- in any required graduate courses.

Applications for the HCL/MHA 4+1 program should be submitted no later than the close of spring semester of the Junior year.

Fall Semester,
Senior Year

CoursesTitleCredits
Humanities3
Guided Elective3
Interprofessional Education 315Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in Health Professions3
Interprofessional Education 518Global Health Care Systems3
Health Administration 501Understanding the Profession and Health Care Organizations3
Total Credits15

Spring Semester,
Senior Year

CoursesTitleCredits
Health Care Leadership 470Health Care Leadership Strategies3
Health Care Leadership 480Health Care Practicum5
Health Administration 601Research and Program Evaluation3
Health Administration 675Organizational and Government Policy in Health Care3
Total Credits14

Fall Semester,
Year Five

CoursesTitleCredits
Health Administration 520Financial Management3
Health Administration 602Managing and Analyzing Health Care Information3
Health Administration 640Quality Health Care Management3
Health Administration 650Managing People and Human Resources3
TOTAL CREDITS12

Spring Semester,
Year Five

CourseTitleCredits
Health Administration 670Legal Issues in Healthcare3
Health Administration 6713
Health Administration 686Internship (240 hours)3
Total Credits9

Summer Semester,
Year Five

CoursesCredits
Core Enhancement Course
Choose One of the following:
Health Administration 518 – Global Health Issues
Health Administration 530 – Marketing and Promotion
Health Administration 662 – Health in the Community
Health Administration 664 – International Health and Health Care Organizations
3
Elective (500 Level or Higher)3
Total Credits6