Below you will find descriptions for courses offered in this field of study.  You will find a general overview of the topics covered and any prerequisite course(s) or grade requirements, credit value and exclusions.

Some courses are listed as exclusionary to one another.  This means that students may not take both courses as designated.

Not all courses are offered each year.  Please consult the current timetable for this year’s offering.  For further information please contact the department. 

Course Descriptions

Required Courses:

First Year

  • HESA 6370: Comparative Healthcare Funding & Insurance Systems
  • HESA 5315: Managing Change in Health Systems
  • HESA 5320: Managerial Epidemiology
  • HESA 5330: Management & Design of Healthcare Organizations
  • HESA 5341: Healthcare Economics: Evaluation and Policy
  • HESA 5345: Financial Accounting, Governance and Management Control in Healthcare
  • HESA 5350: Management Control and Funding Systems in Healthcare
  • HESA 6360: Healthcare Law
  • HESA 6505: Statistics for Health Administration
  • HESA 6390: Health Administration Residency

Second Year

Elective Courses

Students choose nine credit hours from the following, or other Faculties, pending approval of the Graduate Coordinator. Please consult School as electives may not be offered every year.  For students opting to complete the Certificate in Advanced MHA Studies in either Strategic Decisions in Health Administration or Legal Matters in Health Administration, please refer to the course requirements for each Certificate.

  • HESA 6325: Continuing Care Administration
  • HESA 6341: Management Union Relations: Decisions and Implementation
  • HESA 6345: Healthcare Leadership: Decisions, Ownership and Accountability
  • HESA 6361: Business Law for Health Administrators
  • HESA 6362: Advanced Healthcare Law
  • HESA 6366: Health Law and Policy: Current Issues I
  • HESA 6367:  Health Law and Policy:  Current Issues II
  • HESA 6394: Directed Project
  • HESA 6395: Directed Reading
  • HESA 6400: Executive Decisions: Dynamics of Bias, Risk, and Persuasion