Health Services Administration M.S.
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The M.S. in Health Services Administration focuses on the latest techniques in management, strategic planning, organizational leadership, budgeting and finance, research and evaluation, and communication. The program is designed to prepare individuals to advance as leaders in a wide variety of healthcare organizations. Graduates have the marketable skills to position themselves for advancement.

Contact Information

William Wentling II, DSc, MS, RT(R)(N), CNMT
Department Head, Health Sciences
412-397-5486 phone

Holly Hampe, DSc, RN, MHA, MRM
Health Services Administration Program Director
412-397-5483 phone

Course Plan

Year 1 - Fall Semester

  • MS HSA 6020 Executive Leadership in Healthcare
  • MS HSA 6030 Performance Improvement & Quality management in Healthcare
  • MS HSA 7901 Preparation for Capstone

Year 1 - Spring Semester

  • MS HSA 6050 Strategic Planning & Marketing
  • MS HSA 6040 Accountable Care Management & Finance
  • MBAD 6005 Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance

Year 1 - Summer Semester

  • MS HSA 6080 Healthcare Logistics & Operations
  • MS HSA 6060 Healthcare Policy, Law & Politics

Year 2 - Fall Semester

  • MS HSA 6310 Evidence-based Decision Making for Healthcare Managers
  • MS HSA 6320 Coordinated Care & Population Health Management

Year 2 - Spring Semester

  • MS HSA 6330 Managing Healthcare Information Systems
  • MS HSA 6340 Health Care Negotiation & Conflict Resolution

Year 2 - Summer Semester

  • MS HSA 6350 Inter-Professional Management & Diversity
  • MS HSA 7903: Internship/Capstone Research Project
  • HSAM 6120 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare

Sample Courses:

These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:

Healthcare Policy, Law & Politics
Managing Healthcare Information Systems
Performance Improvement & Quality Management in Healthcare

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