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Master of Science in Health Care Administration (Organization Development)

Master's in Health Care Administration (Organizational Development)

If you want to pursue an administrative health care career in organizational development, earned your bachelor's degree in an allied health field, and are looking for a graduate program that will help you advance in a civilian, military, or VA health setting, the online Master of Science in Health Care Administration (Organizational Development) program should meet your needs.

This specialization will be of interest to people interested in administrative leadership positions that are responsible for driving and managing strategic change in a broad range of health care organizations.

Achieve Your Goals with a Career-Aligned Master's Degree

By completing this master's in health care administration, you will learn how to be a more effective leader within health care organizations. The curriculum for this program covers human resources management, communication strategy for health care leaders, health care finance, health care law and ethics, and quality management. The organization development specialization requires three courses: strategic management, strategic planning, and project management in health care environments.

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and offers:

  • Fair tuition, financial aid options, and flexible payment plans.
  • Academic support services and personal advising.
  • Qualified, experienced health care administration faculty.
  • Supportive community encompassing students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

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MS in Health Care Administration Credit Requirements

MS in Health Care Administration Credit Requirements

The 36-credit Master of Science in Health Care Administration comprises 21 credits in the core component, 9 credits in an area of specialization (if desired), 3 credits in electives, and a 3-credit capstone.

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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Develop communication strategies within the health care environment that are theory based.
  • Lead effectively within the health care environment.
  • Integrate principles of risk management and quality improvement to optimize desired outcomes.
  • Implement human resource practices commonly used by administrators.
  • Apply ethical standards to policy and legal issues in health care.
  • Analyze contemporary issues impacting the healthcare environment.

Catalog: Health Sciences

Health Sciences Catalog

Review degree requirements, learning outcomes, core courses, and more in the School of Health Sciences Catalog.

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Institutional Accreditation

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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.

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