Master of Health Administration
The U.S. health care system is in a period of flux. The program, therefore, focuses on system design and redesign. The program’s mission is to further student knowledge and skills in a continuous learning cycle. Students are expected to know the existing health care system and to identify the potential impact of current changes on system design. Also addressed are system demands related to access to care, management and control of costs, and quality of care delivery. The program consists of eight required core courses that define the foundation of health care administration, as well as elective courses, in a 36-credit curriculum.
Courses are offered on campus at Penn State Harrisburg.
Degree Conferred: M.H.A
Graduate Certificate Program in Long-Term Care Administration and Policy
The certificate program, offered by the MHA program, is designed for individuals with a baccalaureate degree and three years of professional work experience who need knowledge and skills in long-term-care administration and policy, as well as in the long-term-care system and its relationship to the other parts of the health care system. Review the full description and requirements of the Long Term Care Certificate.