Integrated Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Administration and Master of Health Administration Program

The Integrated Degree Program allows qualified students to complete their Bachelor of Science while working on a Master of Health Administration at the same time. Students can earn both degrees in five (5) years by combining Bachelor and Master level classes in their fourth and fifth years of study.

Highlights

  • Earn a master degree in just one year of additional study.
  • Instruction from outstanding faculty with excellent academic training and industry experience.
  • Curriculum that combines rigorous academic experiences and extensive opportunities for engaged, practical training.
  • Supportive advising and mentoring for personal and professional exploration and development.
  • A passionate, creative, and versatile student community.

BS-MHA Integrated Program Semester Schedule

Semester 1

HPA 447 Financing Health Care (3)
HPA 503 Health Services Organizational Behavior (3)
HPA 520 Introduction to Health Services Organization and Delivery (3)
HPA 523 Managerial Epidemiology (3)
HPA Undergraduate Course Requirement (3)

Semester 2

HPA 524 Management of Health Services Organizations (3)
HPA 551 Quality Improvement in Health Care (3)
HPA 836 Health Law (3)
HPA 835 Financial Management in Health Services Organizations (3)
HPA Undergraduate Course Requirement (3)

Summer

HPA 595 Residency (1)

Semester 3

HPA 556 Strategy Development in Health Services Organizations (3)
HPA 805 Change Leadership in Health Care Services Organizations (3)
HPA 850 Health Care Marketing (3)
Elective (3)
HPA Undergraduate Course Requirement As Needed (3)

Semester 4

HPA 855 Information Systems in Health Services Administration (3)
HPA 545 Introduction to Health Economics (3)
HPA 897A Capstone Project (3)
Elective (3)
HPA Undergraduate Course Requirement As Needed (3)

Admissions Process

Your opportunity to apply for the integrated BS-MHA Program begins in January of your junior year. Enrollment is limited and highly competitive. The MHA admissions committee bases acceptance decisions on SAT scores, successful completion of 60 credits having maintained a 3.50 CGPA, academic references, personal statement and interview.

Interested students should make an appointment with the HPA Undergraduate Academic Adviser.