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Benefits of a Master of Science in Health Administration


Necessary skills include those to:

  • Navigate within the health care reform journey
  • Perform business and analytical skills
  • Comply with regulatory and legal requirements
  • Discuss electronic health record benefits and analytics
  • Understand healthcare finance*, budgeting, and payer complexities

Benefits include: 

  • Continuing Medical Education requirement fulfillment
  • Online and hybrid delivery, with four Saturday meetings per semester for hybrid courses providing greater flexibility
  • Cohort format with priority course scheduling
  • A simplified application process, course registration assistance and meetings to include books and meals

Graduates of this program will acquire knowledge and skills in: 

  • Improvements implemented to transform health and human services systems at the macro and microsystem levels
  • Value of health information technology to the healthcare organization
  • Art and science of management and leadership of health or human services organizations
  • Community development for organizational and system health
  • Organizational process improvement and project planning
  • Ethical, legal, and regulatory aspects of leadership practice in health and human services
  • Research utilization in health and human services
  • Managerial finance and healthcare reimbursement methodologies

*In Fall 2017, SVSU became the first university in the nation to offer the Certified Healthcare Financial Professional credential to students in the MS Health Administration and Leadership program.  The certification is made available in collaboration with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), a national membership for healthcare finance professionals.  For more information on how this is integrated into the course curriculum, please contact our program coordinator, Dr. Marilyn Skrocki.

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