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As a student of the online Master of Health Administration program at University of Phoenix, you can prepare yourself for an administrative career in the health care industry. Find out more about the Master of Health Administration program here.
The University of Phoenix Master of Health Administration program is designed to expose you to theories and concepts relating to the management of health care organizations while developing leadership, communication and decision-making skills. You will have the opportunity to study health delivery and information systems, community health techniques, assessment methods, change management, strategic planning and the economics of health care services. Other topics of discussion include insurance processes, patient rights, health care marketing opportunities, financial management, regulatory issues and ethics. Concentration areas include:
Some experience in a health care environment could be helpful. Though not required, you might have taken prior courses designed to develop management skills. Applicants to University of Phoenix graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.
You must complete a total of 43 credits to earn the Master of Health Administration degree from University of Phoenix. This requirement includes 43 credits in health care classes and a one-credit graduate study introductory course. Program coursework is taken in the sequence shown in the list below.
While completion of the Master of Health Administration program could qualify you for supervisory or administrative roles in the health care industry, further advancement might require a doctoral degree. The Doctor of Health Administration degree program is available to those who have obtained a master's degree. This doctorate could prepare you for academic as well as executive positions.
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
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