Master of Health Administration | Curriculum

 

MHA - Residential Curriculum

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Fall HAP-737  Organization Theory and 3
    HAP-721 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
    HAP-725 Statistical Analysis in Health 3
    HAP-726 Health Care Accounting 3
    HAP-756 Executive Skills I 1
    HAP-635 Language of Medicine (Optional) 1
      Total Semester Hours 14
         
1 Spring HAP-705 Health Economics 3
    HAP-729 Financial Mgmt for Hc Organiza 3
    HAP-730 Healthcare Project Management 3
    HAP-738 Management and Health 3
    HAP-632 Quality Mgmt of Hlth Care Svcs 1
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
1 Summer HAP-735 Health Law and Risk Management 3
    HAP-754 Summer Internship 10
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
2 Fall HAP-620 Healthcare Reimbursement Syste 3
    HAP-704 Health Policy 3
    HAP-740 Human Resource Management 3
    HAP-753  Seminar in Ethical Leadership 1
    IP-711 IP Foundations & Teamstepps 1
    IP-###  IP Concentration Course of choice 1
      Total Semester Hours 12
         
2 Spring HAP-722 Health Behavior and Epidemiology 3
    HAP-744  Decision Analytics 3
    HAP-746 Strategic Mgmt & Mkt 3
    ELEC* 1 Elective is required 3
      Total Semester Hours 12
         
      Total Credit Hours 64
         
         

MHA - Executive Full Time Curriculum

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Summer HAP-726  Health Care Accounting 3
    HAP-721 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
    HAP-737 Organization Theory and 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
1 Fall HAP-725 Statistical Analysis in Health 3
    HAP-738 Management and Health 3
    HAP-729 Financial Mgmt for Hc Organiza 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
1 Spring HAP-744 Decision Analytics 3
    HAP-735 Health Law and Risk Management 3
    HAP-705 Health Economics 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
2 Summer HAP-620 Healthcare Reimbursement Syste 3
    HAP-632 Quality Mgmt of Hlth Care Svcs 3
    HAP-730 Healthcare Project Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
2 Fall HAP-753 Seminar in Ethical Leadership 3
    HAP-704 Health Policy 3
    HAP-740 Human Resource Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
2 Spring ELEC* 1 Elective is required 3
    HAP-722 Health Behavior and Epidemiology 3
    HAP-746  Strategic Mgmt & Mkt  3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
      Total Credit Hours 54

MHA - Executive Part Time Curriculum

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Summer HAP-721 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
    HAP-737 Organization Theory and 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
1 Fall HAP-725 Statistical Analysis in Health 3
    HAP-740 Human Resource Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
1 Spring HAP-744 Decision Analytics 3
    HAP-735 Health Law and Risk Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
2 Summer HAP-726 Health Care Accounting 3
    HAP-730 Healthcare Project Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
2 Fall HAP-738 Management and Health 3
    HAP-729 Financial Mgmt for Hc Organiza 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
2 Spring ELEC* 1 Elective is required 3
    HAP-705 Health Economics 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
3 Summer HAP-620 Healthcare Reimbursement Syste 3
    HAP-632 Quality Mgmt of Hlth Care Svcs 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
3 Fall HAP-753  Seminar in Ethical Leadership 3
    HAP-704 Health Policy 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
3 Spring HAP-722 Health Behavior and Epidemiology 3
    HAP-746  Strategic Mgmt & Mkt   3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
      Total Credit Hours 54

MHA - Executive Hybrid Curriculum

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Fall HAP-740 Human Resource Management 3
    HAP-725 Statistical Analysis in Health 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
1 Spring HAP-744 Decision Analytics 3
    HAP-735 Health Law and Risk Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
1 Summer HAP-726 Health Care Accounting 3
    HAP-721 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
    HAP-737  Organization Theory  3 
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
2 Fall HAP-753 Seminar in Ethical Leadership 3
    HAP-729 Financial Mgmt for Hc Organiza 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
2 Spring ELEC* 1 Elective is required 3
    HAP-705 Health Economics 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
2 Summer HAP-620 Healthcare Reimbursement Syste 3
    HAP-632 Quality Mgmt of Hlth Care Svcs 3
    HAP-730  Healthcare Project Management  3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
3 Fall HAP-738 Management and Health 3
    HAP-704 Health Policy 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
3 Spring HAP-722 Health Behavior and Epidemiology 3
    HAP-746  Strategic Mgmt & Mkt   3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
      Total Credit Hours 54

MHA - Executive Accelerated Pathway Curriculum

The Accelerated Pathway EMHA track is for qualified graduates of the MUSC Bachelor of Healthcare Studies. 

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Spring HAP-735 Health Law and Risk Management 3
    HAP-705 Health Economics 3
    HAP-730 Healthcare Project Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
1 Summer HAP-726 Health Care Accounting 3
    HAP-632 Quality Mgmt of Hlth Care Svcs 3
    HAP-620 Healthcare Reimbursement Syste 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
1 Fall HAP-729 Financial Mgmt for Hc Organiza 3
    HAP-738 Management and Health 3
    HAP-740 Human Resource Management 3
    HAP-753  Seminar in Ethical Leadership   3 
      Total Semester Hours 12
         
2 Spring HAP-746 Strategic Mgmt & Mkt  3
    HAP-704 Health Policy 3
    HAP-744  Decision Analytics 
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
      Total Credit Hours 39

MHA - Physician/Clinical Advanced Standing Full Time Curriculum

The Physician/Clinical Advanced standing track allows physicians, or clinicians with doctoral degrees
to be admitted  to the EMHA program with advanced standing eligible to complete the degree in 
45 credit hours. 

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Fall HAP*740 Human Resource Management 3
    HAP*738 Management and Health 3
    DHA*802 Healthcare Leadership 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
1 Spring HAP*705 Health Economics 3
    HAP*735 Health Law and Risk Management 3
    HAP*744 Decision Analytics 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
1 Summer HAP*726 Health Care Accounting 3
    HAP*620 Healthcare Reimbursement Syste 3
    Choice HAP*632 Quality Mgmt of Hlth Care Svcs
HAP*730 Healthcare Project Management
HAP*721 Health Care Delivery Systems
3
      Total Semester Hours 12
         
2 Fall HAP*729 Financial Mgmt for Hc Organiza 3
    HAP*753 Seminar in Ethical Leadership  3
    HAP*704  Health Policy
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
 2 Spring  HAP*746 Strategic Mgmt & Mkt  
    DHA*812  Evidence Based Decision Making 3
    ELEC  1 Elective is required   3
       Total Semester Hours  9
         
      Total Credit Hours 45

MHA - Physician/Clinical Advanced Standing Part Time Curriculum

The Physician/Clinical Advanced standing track allows physicians, or clinicians with doctoral degrees
to be admitted  to the EMHA program with advanced standing eligible to complete the degree in 
45 credit hours. 

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Fall HAP*740 Human Resource Management 3
    DHA*802 Healthcare Leadership 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
1 Spring HAP*705 Health Economics 3
    HAP*744 Decision Analytics 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
1 Summer HAP*726 Health Care Accounting 3
    Choice HAP*632 Quality Mgmt of Hlth Care Svcs
HAP*730 Healthcare Project Management
HAP*721 Health Care Delivery Systems
3
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
2 Fall HAP*729 Financial Mgmt for Hc Organiza 3
    HAP*704  Health Policy  3 
      Total Semester Hours 6
         
 2 Spring  DHA*812 Evidence Based Decision Making
    ELEC  1 Elective is required  3
       Total Semester Hours 6
         
Summer HAP*620  Healthcare Reimbursement Syste 
       Total Semester Hours 
         
         
 3 Fall HAP*738 Management and Health 
    HAP*753  Seminar in Ethical Leadership  
       Total Semester Hours 
         
Spring HAP*735  Health Law and Risk Management   3
    HAP*746  Strategic Mgmt & Mkt     3
       Total Semester Hours   6
         
      Total Credit Hours 45

MHA Approved Elective List

HAP 702 Health Care Financing
HAP 743 Managing Across the Continuum
HIN 706 Systems Analysis and Design