California State University, Long Beach

Health Care Administration


1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Health Care Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MSHCA-Accelerated Program is designed to prepare you for administrative positions in hospitals, managed care, mental health settings, long-term care, multi-institutional system central offices, governmental health agencies, and other health related organizations. Subject areas include an analysis of the U.S. health care system, managerial skills essential to the health care profession, financial management, and strategic business in the health industry, ethics, and public policy analysis.

Special Features and Benefits:
-Combination of online and face-to-face weekend sessions
-Master's degree earned in two years
-Industry-relevant curriculum
-Courses taught by CSULB academic faculty and health care industry experts
-Networking with other professionals in a team learning environment
-Low interest student loans are available for qualified students.

Who Should Attend?
-Professional executives and managers in the health care industry who want to move up in the organization
-New executives or leaders in the health care industry who need to learn about current issues and practices in health care administration
-Physicians who are interested in administrative leadership positions
-Nurses and other clinicians who are interested in moving to administrative positions
-Professionals looking to make a career change to the health care industry

You Will Learn:
-How the health care industry functions from a policy and economic standpoint
-Practical methods for successful leadership in today's complex health care environment
-The importance of a solid finance system to achieve success in any health care facility
-Integrating the disciplines of Human Resources, Performance Improvement, Quantitative Methods and   Information Technology to support and enhance the management of healthcare organizations



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 45

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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