- Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.)
The Master in Health Administration (M.H.A.) prepares graduates for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of health care administration. The curriculum develops advanced executive abilities through a combination of core competencies and specialized areas of concentration.
Program Offerings at Grand Valley
The program centers on interdisciplinary learning experiences that integrate classroom study, applied research, professional development, and field experience. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to act ethically and effectively in complex organizations and to transcend traditional boundaries in pursuit of prosperous, safe, and healthy communities.
Students will study a variety of topics, including:
- Health administration and service
- Health care law and ethics
- Health economics
- Public financial management
- Research methods
- U.S. health policy and politics
Graduates find employment in a variety of professions, including management and/or planning positions in:
- Human resources
- Medical device and supplies
Why Study Health Administration at Grand Valley?
- Grand Valley offers research opportunities to all graduate students. Some students will collaborate with faculty on ongoing research projects and other students will find or create research opportunities independently.
- Students receive personal attention by faculty in all courses in our student-oriented, teaching-focused program.
- Learning takes place using state-of-the-art equipment and instructional materials.
- Class sizes are small and there is a nice blend of professors with practical experience, diverse specialties, and immense academic knowledge.
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