Joint Program with Health Administration

Program Description

The M.S. in Health Administration and Health Education is designed for health professionals, educators, and public service professionals who are interested both in management/administrative aspects of healthcare and in the need for health education and health promotion in the population served by the healthcare system. The curriculum develops student expertise in specific areas of health care management, health promotion and illness prevention, ethics and law, and research.

The M.S. in Health Administration and Health Education requires the completion of sixteen courses (48 credits)

Core Component (9 required)

        HAD    558                Health Administration

        HAD    553                Health Care Organization

        HAD    560                Health Care Informatics

        HAD    600                Ethics of Health Care

        HAD    551                Managed Health Care

        HED    553                Program Planning for Wellness

        HED    552                Epidemiology and Community Health

        HED    554                Curriculum Strategies for Health Care Educators

        HAD/HED 550         Health Services Research

Administration Component (3 required)

        HAD    557                Health Care Strategic Planning and Marketing

        HAD    554                Health Care Law

        HAD    555                Accounting for Health Care Organizations

        HAD    556                Financial Management of Health Care Organizations

Education and Health Services Component (3 required)

        HED    571                Employee Assistance and Occupational Health

        HED    577                Health Education in HIV/AIDS

        HAD    570                Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability


*Other HED/HAD courses as approved by the Director.

Research Component (1 required)

        HAD/HED 700         Integrative Capstone Course in Health Services