Sample Schedule

This is a sample course schedule for the MHA program. Attending full-time, you could complete all course work within 2 years. 

This schedule is subject to change. Please check each semester's course schedule for up-to-date class listings.

Summer Semester (Year 1)

Leveling Courses, if needed 

Fall Semester (Year 1)

Block 1 (first 8 weeks) 

  • MHA 6000 Health Systems and the Healthcare Economy (3)
  • MHA 6100 Leading and Managing People in Health Care (3)

Block 2 (second 8 weeks) 

  • MHA 6200 Health Behavior and Managerial Epidemiology (3) Prereq. MHA 6000

Spring Semester (Year 1)

Block 1 (first 8 weeks) 

  • MHA 6249 Accounting and Finance Principles for Healthcare Managers (3)
  • MHA 6300 Quality Improvement and Risk Management in Health Services Organizations (3) Prereq. MHA 6000

Block 2 (second 8 weeks) 

  • MHA 6250 Health Care Finance (3) Prereq. MHA 6000 and leveling requirement
  • MHA 6400 Strategic Health Planning and Marketing (3) Prereq. MHA 6100, MHA 6200

Summer Semester (Year 2)

  • MHA Elective
  • MHA Elective

Fall Semester (Year 2)

Block 1 (first 8 weeks)  

  • MHA 6350 Executive Decision Making for Health Care Leaders (3)
  • MHA 6440 Health Ethics and Law (3)

Block 2 (second 8 weeks) 

  • MHA 6240 Human Resources Management in Health Care (3)
  • MHA 6320 Health Policy and Economics (3)

Spring Semester (Year 2)

  • MHA 6500 Field Work (15 weeks) (3) Prereqs: MHA 6000, MHA 6200, MHA 6300, MHA 6400

Block 2 (second 8 weeks)  

  • MHA 6450 Managing Health Information (3) 

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This program is a full member of AUPHA CAHME: Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education