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Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

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Program Overview

Health Care Administration trains leaders to adapt to rapid changes in the health care industry, respond to increasing competitive and legal pressures in hospitals and clinics and effectively integrate information about quality and cost into the delivery of services.

The MS in Health Care Administration program is designed to provide an understanding of the modern health industry. Graduates of this program gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assume administrative roles in various health organizations, interact with diverse specialists, and evaluate and resolve administrative problems.

Mission Statement

The University of Texas at Arlington’s Healthcare Administration Program is designed to meet the educational and experiential needs of early and mid-careerists in the healthcare field. Our mission is to develop future domestic and international healthcare leaders who can make wise decisions about the production, distribution and monitoring of quality healthcare, and to conduct research in healthcare evidenced-based administrative practice and innovation.

About the Program

This 45-credit hour cohort style program prepares leaders to meet the administrative demands of the fast-paced and ever-changing health care industry. Featuring evening courses in Fort Worth, Health Care Administration students complete a comprehensive curriculum lead by faculty members who have joined the University after years of patient care and administrative hospital experience.

With a national median wage of $99,730 (2018), the Health Care Administration industry offers strong earning potential with an expected job growth rate of 20% by 2026.

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Curriculum Overview

The Healthcare Administration program will teach you everything you need to know about evidence-based management, public health care structure, management of costs, quality of care, types of health care delivery systems, and more! See our example courses and career opportunities for graduates below!

Example Course

  • Health Care Law
  • Economics of Health
  • Health Care Finance
  • Ethics, Leadership, and Teamwork
  • Strategic Management for Health Care Organizations

Career Opportunities

  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Health Information Director
  • Vice President of Operations
  • Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager
  • Managed Care Information Systems Administrator

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Daisy Valk-Lopez, MSW
Recruitment Coordinator
UTA Fort Worth

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  1. 45 Credits Needed
  2. Courses are taught in Cohort Format
  3. Courses offered in the evenings for working professionals
  4. Specialized training for leaders in the Health Care Industry
  5. Trained by experts in Health Care and Business