CoNHP Classes

BSHCL to MHCA (4+1)

During the junior year, students who have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, who have a 3.0 GPA in the required healthcare leadership courses, who have not earned grades of less than C in science courses and courses required for the Healthcare Leadership (HCL) major, and who have completed the program of study through the junior year, will be invited to enroll in the 4+1 program.

Admission Requirements

Students who are admitted into the HCL/MHCA 4+1 during their senior year will be admitted directly into the MCHA program upon graduation from their HCL program assuming they continue to meet the progression requirements. Applications should be submitted no later than the close of spring semester of the Junior year.


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.

Fall Semester, Senior Year

Courses Credits
Healthcare Administration
Leadership & Team Building in Healthcare Administration3
Interprofessional Education
Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in Health Professions3
Interprofessional Education
Global Health Issues3
Guided Elective3
Total Credits15

Spring Semester, Senior Year

Courses Credits
Healthcare Leadership 470Healthcare Leadership Strategies3
Healthcare Leadership 480Healthcare Leadership Practicum5
Healthcare Administration 650Managing People & Human Resources3
Healthcare Administration 672Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare3
Total Credits14