M.H.A. in Health Administration

Long Island University, Post - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 27,108

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 11% scholarship
The Master of Health Administration degree, provides the comprehensive curriculum needed to succeed as a manager or leader in a highly complex, competitive and ever-changing health care environment.
This 42-credit program examines both practical and theoretical problems and challenges in the field, and provides an understanding of a wide range of topics including organizational structures, health care policy analysis and healthcare management.

Your plan of study is comprised of 18 credits of foundation courses, including: "Principles of Public Administration," "Organizational Theory and Behavior in the Public Sector," "Economic Environment and the Public Sector," "Analytical Methods," "Computer-based Management Systems" and "The Policy Process in Health Care Administration."

The Advanced Core Curriculum (nine credits) explores various aspects of public sector administration, with courses including: "Human Resource Administration," "Fundamentals of Budgeting and Finance," and "Administrative Responsibility and the Legal Environment." Nine credits of electives and a thesis round out the program. Students matriculating on a full-time basis can complete this program in just over two years. All M.H.A courses meet in-person on the LIU Post campus, and are available on both evenings and weekends.

The M.H.A. program at LIU Post prepares students for service in executive and managerial-level positions public, nonprofit, and health care organizations. Our graduates are currently serving in the hospitals and health care practices; local and national nonprofits; and local, state, and federal government positions. Additional detail on the sectors, organizations, and titles of our M.H.A. program

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements
Graduate

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 or 85 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0 (School of Pharmacy)
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 100 - 105(Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) 56 - 78
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6 Overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45 - 57
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) Under 100 (Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.5 – 3.0

Required Health Care Administration
Foundation Courses All of the following:

  • MPA 501 Principles of Public Administration 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 502 Organizational Theory and Behavior in the Health & Public Sectors 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 503 Economic Environment and the Public Sector 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 505 Analytical Methods 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 506 Computer Based Management Systems 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 507 The Policy Process in Health Care and Public Administration 3.00hrs Credit

Required Health Care Administration
Advanced Core Courses
All of the following:

  • HAD 602 Human Resource Administration in the Health Sector 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 603 Foundations of Budgeting and Finance in The Health Sector 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 604* Administrative Responsibility and the Legal Environment in the Health Sector 3.00hrs Credit
    *Only required for General Health Care

Administration concentration
Required Health Care Administration
Capstone Seminar Courses
All of the following:

  • MPA 707 Thesis Research Consultation 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 708 Thesis Research Consultation 3.00hrs Credit

Students must choose from a concentration in General Health Care Administration or Gerontology.
General Health Care Administration
Concentration
Elective Health Care Administration
Concentration Courses
Three courses/nine credits of the following:

  • HAD 701 Hospitals and Health Care Organizations 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 702 Epidemiology and Public Health 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 709 Legal Aspects in Health 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 710 Gerontology: Processes of Aging 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 711 Long-Term Care Administration 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 712 The Management of Senior Community Programs 3.00 Credit
  • HAD 713 Rehabilitation and Restorative Programs 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 714 Planning and Marketing in Health Care 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 715 Mental Health Administration 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 723 Economics of Health 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 724 Managed Care Administration 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 725 Financial Management of Health Care Institutions 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 727 Entrepeneurship in Gerontology 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 780 Current Issues in Health Administration 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 701 Managerial Communications 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 704 Intergovernmental Relations 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 705 Training and Development 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 706 Work, People and Productivity 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 710 Labor Relations in the Public Sector 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 712 Managing Diversity in the Workplace 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 713 Grant Writing and Administration 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 721 Quality Improvement and Strategies 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 724 Organizational Change and Development 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 777 Critical Issues in Health, Public and Private Sectors 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 785 Independent Study 3.00hrs Credit
  • MPA 788 Graduate Internship in Adminstration 3.00hrs Credit

Gerontology Concentration
Elective Gerontology Concentration Courses
Three courses/nine credits of the following:

  • HAD 709 Legal Aspects in Health 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 710 Gerontology: Processes of Aging 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 711 Long-Term Care Administration 3.00hrs Credit
  • HAD 712 The Management of Senior Community Programs 3.00hrs Credit

Graduate Direct Admission (2 semesters - Varies by program) $23,382 - $27,108

 Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614 

*Pricing is subject to change

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