Healthcare Administration


Masters Degree

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Degree Details
  • Required Major Units
    30
  • Cost Per Unit
    $625
  • Estimated Major Cost
    $19k
  • Avg. Completion (Months)
    12
  • Accreditation
    WASC Accredited

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Master of Healthcare Administration



Overview

The online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree program is designed to prepare current and future healthcare administrators and managers to address contemporary challenges facing the healthcare industry.Through comprehensive study and practical experiences, MHA program participants receive the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the field. The Healthcare Administration program is an interdisciplinary degree that provides a philosophical and theoretical background in relevant management principles. Candidates in the Master of Healthcare Administration receive valuable training in order to meet current and future trends in healthcare.

Courses for the MHA program are fully online, which allows local, regional, national, and global learners to focus and effectively manage their time.Coursework addresses the immediate needs of healthcare organizations, and program participants receive an educational experience designed to explore the application of theory and practice. The MHA is a foundation for those planning to move into doctoral degree programs in health administration and other areas of study.

Career Outlook*            

            Career Opportunities:

  • Medical Director
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • CEO
  • Health Administrator
  • Health Manager

Expected Job Growth:

  • Average 25% over the next 10 years
  • National Job Opening: 64,503

              Average Median Pay:

  •  National - $86,968/annual
  •  California - $92,313/annual

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Course Requirements

Prerequisite

ACC 250 Principles of Accounting (or equivalent).

Degree Requirements (30 units)

Financial Management

Financial Management

The course focuses on the application and development of management decision making and problem solving skills in the financial area. Specific topics of discussion include financial statement analysis, credit and operational risk, financial planning and budgeting, asset valuation, cash flow analysis and capital budgeting, and firm valuation from a value-based management and corporate governance perspective. Pre- or Co- Requisite: BUS503 or ACC 250 (for Healthcare Administration, MA students). (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2022
BUS539 BE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
BUS539 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2022
BUS539 CE Session 1
05/09/2022
07/03/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2022
BUS539 BE Session 1
05/09/2022
07/03/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2022
BUS539 AE Session 1
05/09/2022
07/03/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
BUS539 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Information Systems for Health Services

Information Systems for Health Services

In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of information technology, electronic medical records, meaningful use, interoperability, and health information exchanges. This course provides students an opportunity to examine the use of information systems, databases, and analytical tools in information technology to enhance performance in healthcare organizations. Legal and ethical issues affecting management of healthcare information along with the use of health statistics, health indicators, confidentiality, security, and privacy will be covered. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2021
HCA550 AE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Bonome, Janet H
Fall 2022
HCA550 AE Session 1
09/06/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Principles & Organization of Healthcare Administration

Principles & Organization of Healthcare Administration

In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of healthcare management, organizational principles, and leadership. This course provides students an opportunity to examine the structure and function of healthcare organizations, human resources and organizational issues, and managerial and leadership skills?including but not limited to communication, decision making, team building, etc. Operational activities and managerial functions crucial to healthcare delivery systems will be analyzed. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2022
HCA560 AE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
HCA560 AE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Quality Control and Risk Management in Healthcare

Quality Control and Risk Management in Healthcare

This course introduces students to continuous quality and safety improvement within dynamic patient care systems. Current and future healthcare professionals will focus on the importance of these concepts in order to improve safety and efficiency, for both patients and staff members. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2022
HCA570 AE Session 2
07/05/2022
08/28/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare Leadership

This course provides students an opportunity to analyze the skills, frameworks, and leadership theories necessary to be successful in a healthcare environment. Special emphasis is placed on the roles and responsibilities of healthcare leadership, including communication, change management, ethics, quality, patient safety, patient satisfaction, motivation, and leading teams. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2022
HCA580 AE Session 2
07/05/2022
08/28/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
The American Healthcare System

The American Healthcare System

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the organization of the U.S. health care ?system.? It examines the major institutions, professions and political forces that influence the provision of health care services. Students explore the development of major components of the medical care system from an historical perspective by examining the changes in their organization and role over time. They also consider the major problems presently confronting each aspect of health care and discuss alternative means of resolving these issues for the future. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2021
HSC501 AE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Bonome, Janet H
Spring 2022
HSC501 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2022
HSC501 AE Session 1
05/09/2022
07/03/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2022
HSC501 AE Session 1
09/06/2022
10/30/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
HSC501 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Strategic Management for Public Health Services

Strategic Management for Public Health Services

In this course, students will analyze how leaders account for internal and external factors to improve organizational and system performance, thereby meeting individual and community health needs. Some topics may include organizational resources, fiscal management, marketing, organizational leadership, etc. Students will also study strategy development and implementation that meets multiple stakeholder demands, with attention given to Continuous Quality Improvement/Total Quality Management. Students will examine contemporary health service issues through multi-disciplinary perspectives within organizational leadership, culminating in the articulation of a personal philosophy of leadership. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2022
HSC538 AE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
HSC538 AE Session 2
03/06/2023
04/30/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff
Health Law and Ethics

Health Law and Ethics

Students explore and analyze current ethical issues such as biomedical research, insurance statutes, and demand management. Students survey the extensive legal foundations of health care, and apply current case law to contemporary situations. Topics include legal aspects of legislation, patient rights, data security, professional liability, and labor relations. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2021
HSC552 AE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Sturz, Dominick L.
Fall 2022
HSC552 AE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
US Healthcare Policy and Advocacy

US Healthcare Policy and Advocacy

This course includes a review of healthcare systems, policy actors and processes in the United States, roles of government, bureaucracy, and interest groups in health policy and the policy process. Students taking this course will also become familiar with common advocacy techniques and strategies used to initiate legislative and regulatory policies including coalition building, the use of policy studies, and media relations. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2021
HSC554 AE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Sanders, Kim L.
Fall 2022
HSC554 AE Session 2
10/31/2022
12/23/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Managing Human Capital

Managing Human Capital

Emphasizes the strategic role of human resources in performing functions of recruitment, hiring, training, career development and other contemporary processes within the organizational setting. Serves as an introduction to the areas of compensation, collective bargaining, affirmative action and other regulatory procedures and requirements as they relate to applications within organizations. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2022
ORG567 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ORG567 BE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ORG567 CE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2023
ORG567 AE Session 1
01/09/2023
03/05/2023
Online N/A N/A Staff

Faculty

Dominick Sturz

Dominick Sturz, DrPH

Professor of Public Health / Assistant Dean Health & Social Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-2192
Email: dsturz@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Janet Bonome

Janet Bonome, DrPH

Associate Professor of Public Health/ Department Chair, Health Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-2176
Email: jbonome@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Bochi McKinney

Bochi McKinney, DrPH

Associate Professor of Public Health/ Program Director of Masters in Public Health/Director of Practice Experience

Office Phone: (951) 343-2177
Email: omckinney@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science

Admission Requirements

  • Prerequisite: ACC 250 Principles of Accounting (or equivalent)
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 for conditional admission; 2.75 GPA for unconditional admission consideration
  • Official sealed transcripts

Step 1:

Apply Online

Step 1a:

Complete the financial aid application: FAFSA
CBU FAFSA School Code: 001125

Step 2:

Your personal admissions counselor will contact you to assist with enrollment, registration and financing your education

Step 3:

Student will supply official transcripts to admissions counselor

Step 4:

Admissions counselor will meet with you to complete the registration process and provide an estimated financial aid award/education financing plan*

Step 5:

Admissions counselor will introduce you to your Academic “One Stop Advisor” to complete your academic degree plan and assist you in navigating your academic career to graduation.





*Student may begin class once this step has been completed

This serves as an admissions process general guide, may vary based on transfer units, test scores, etc. See your admissions counselor for your personal enrollment plan.

Tuition & Financial Aid

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  • A cost effective education with financial aid options
  • Apply for aid by completing the FAFSA, work individually with caring staff to explore financing options to complete your education
  • Grants, Scholarships, Veteran’s Benefits, Employer Tuition Assistance, Student Loans and Financing Plans available for those who qualify
  • Yellow Ribbon Military Friendly School

Find and secure the resources you need to finance your educational investment. CBU Online works hard to provide an affordable and valuable education. We can help you identify, understand, and seek qualification for a variety of financing and financial aid options.

The first step is to fill-out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov

CBU’s FAFSA School Code: 001125

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Student Learning Outcomes

Consistent with the University student outcomes, upon completion of the Master of Healthcare Administration degree, graduates will be able to:

  1.  Effectively present information orally and in writing.
  2.  Perform essential functions relevant to healthcare operations
  3.  Demonstrate skills required for ethical leadership in healthcare.
  4.  Examine and utilize concepts of quality control and risk management in healthcare environments.
  5.  Administer and manage healthcare resources.
  6.  Interpret the role and related effects of healthcare law, policy, and regulation.
  7.  Integrate a Christian perspective as it relates to healthcare administration.

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