Healthcare Administration, MS

Program Description

The Online Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program at Utah Tech University will consist of 42 credit hours. This program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in administrative roles in the healthcare industry, whether it be in private or public sectors. Students will have the chance to gain practical experience through internships, study abroad, and research initiatives. Additionally, the program incorporates the awarding of micro-credentials at significant milestones to acknowledge the students' progress and achievements.

Admission Requirements 

  1. A B.A. or B.S. from a regionally accredited institution or the equivalent for international students with the following prerequisites a grade of B or higher) with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.3 or greater.
  2. Submit a Personal statement of why you have chosen to pursue a career as a Healthcare Administrator.
  3. Submit official transcripts of undergraduate degree and prerequisite courses.
  4. Submit three (3) confidential letters of recommendation. Preference will be given to letters of recommendation that address the appliapplicant'semic experience.
  5. All international students must demonstrate language proficiency in Standard American English.
  6. Complete an interview with the Master of Science Healthcare Administration program admission committee. 

Program Curriculum

42 credits

Required Courses
HLTH 6000Professional Development for Emerging Health Professionals3
HLTH 6006Social Determinants of Health3
HLTH 6007Healthcare Operations3
HLTH 6008Healthcare Leadership and Ethics3
HLTH 6009Healthcare Financial Analysis3
HLTH 6010Health Law3
HLTH 6012Healthcare Strategic Management3
HLTH 6013Healthcare Administrative Internship3
Choose one Track
Leadership Development Track
HLTH 6001Healthcare Economics and Policy3
HLTH 6002Revenue Cycle Management and Health Plans3
HLTH 6003Health Services Administration3
HLTH 6004Marketing and Brand Management3
HLTH 6005Healthcare Management Strategies3
Biomedical Informatics Track
HLTH 6017Population and Public Health Informatics3
HLTH 6018Data in Healthcare3
HLTH 6019Foundations of Health Informatics3
HLTH 6020Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship3
HLTH 6021HIT Integration, Interoperability Standards3
Elective Courses
Choose one of the following courses:
HLTH 6014Research Seminar3
HLTH 6015Biostatistics and Epidemiology3
HLTH 6016Study Abroad3

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete 42 approved credit hours with a grade of B- or higher.
  2. Apply for graduation by the dates posted.
  3. Complete all other program and university requirements.

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