36 total credits required
The University of New Haven’s online MHA is CAHME-accredited and designed to be flexible – you can complete your healthcare administration courses in any order. Required courses are offered every term to ensure timely completion of your degree.
The hands-on, application-based curriculum includes a wide variety of electives, allowing you to customize your studies for your career goals. Students also complete a capstone or internship to gain real-world skills and build their professional network. Courses simulate the practical reality of healthcare through case studies and real-world assignments, so you acquire the cutting-edge knowledge you need to succeed as a healthcare administrator in the 21st century.
The University of New Haven’s healthcare administration courses are taught by dedicated faculty who provide the personal attention you need to succeed. Every faculty member brings at least 10 years of academic and industry experience to the classroom.
This program consists of 36 credit hours and 12 total courses. Courses are 7 weeks in duration. Most students complete their degree in just to 18 to 24 months. Our MHA is the only such program in Connecticut – and one of just four in New England – that is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
A comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. healthcare system. This course includes the historical origins and current social and political contexts in which health care is provided. Cross-listed with ATHL 6803, SLPA 6703.
This course addresses the concepts and principles of project management and allows students to apply that knowledge to healthcare organizations. Students will learn how to create and design a project; plan, schedule, and budget a project;, and monitor and evaluate projects in a healthcare setting.
With the cost of medical care rising and healthcare consumer satisfaction declining, it has become even more important than ever to make sure healthcare leaders are armed with the knowledge to address organizational challenges in the innovations within healthcare delivery and aid in processes/efforts to improve the safety and reliability of the healthcare organizations they serve. Using systems-based strategies and best practices in this course, students will gain the confidence and understanding of facilitating improvement within healthcare.
Revenue cycle management tracks the revenue from patients from their initial appointment or encounter with the healthcare system through final payment of balance. This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of both the theory and application of revenue cycle management in healthcare organizations.
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