- Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager
- Chief Executive Officer
- Chief Financial Officer
- Chief Nursing Officer
- Clinical Research Manager
- Customer Service Manager
- Health Information Director
- Hospital Business Office Manager
- Hospital Vice President of Managed Care
- Managed Care Information Systems Administrator
- Medical Records Administrator
- Pharmaceutical Company Manager
- Quality and Utilization Director
- Vice President of Operations
Health Care Administration
- 45 credits needed
- Courses are taught in cohort format
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.Download Degree Plan - Health Care Administration
HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
- Courses offered in the evenings for working professionals.
- Specialized training for leaders in the Health Care Industry.
- Trained by experts in Health Care and Business
- Health Care Administration - MS
- 3.0 or higher in the last 60 undergraduate hours
- Qualification for Testing Waiver of the GMAT or GRE
- Completion of a graduate degree in an appropriate area
- Current Health Care employees with five or more years of management experience plus GPA of 3.0
- UTA alumni with 3.2 GPA in the last three years
- Quantitative: 30th percentile or greater
- Verbal: 30th percentile or greater
Submit the following to: HCAD@uta.edu
- Current resume
- Personal statement and
- Three letters of recommendations.
What Will I Learn?
- Evidence-based management
- Public health care structures
- Management of cost and quality of care
- How to handle legal and ethical issues
- Types of health care delivery systems
- Reimbursement systems
- Advances in research and technology
- Health Care Law
- Ethics, Leadership, and Teamwork
- Economics of Health
- Strategic Management for Health Care Organizations
- Health Care Finance
Thoughtful self-assessment and the assessment of others is an important skill and function in managerial practice.
The HCAD Program’s Advisory Board and Faculty have adopted The National Center for Healthcare Leadership’s (NCHL) current competency model.
Each course in the Program has been designed to emphasize key competencies that are relevant to the learning objectives of the particular course.
The following competencies were adopted by the UTA MS HCAD Advisory Board and faculty as the key focus areas for the Health Care Administration Program.
Communication Skills (Speaking & Facilitating)
Process & Quality Improvement
|Health System Awareness and Business Literacy||Financial Skills|
Additional Information About Health Care Administration
- Entering Fall 2018 cohort graduation rate = 90.32%
- Entering Spring 2018 cohort graduation rate = 80.95%
- Academic Year 2019/2020 graduates employed within 90 days of graduation = 76%
- Academic Year 2019/2020 graduates average starting salary = $62,700
- Postgraduate fellowship
- Pursuing further healthcare education
- Employed overseas
- US hospital or health system
- US medical clinic or physician practice
- US long-term care of home health agency
- US healthcare consulting
- Other US employment
EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES
Alumni & Associations
The HCAD program is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). The program is also affiliated with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE).
OUR GRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE*