MHA-MBA Combined Degree

Students interested in combining the traditional strengths of health management and policy with greater exposure to advanced management techniques should consider a combined master’s in Business Administration. This combination leads to an MHA in Health Management and Policy and an MBA in Business Administration. It requires 75 semester hours and can be completed in three years. Separate admission to each degree program is required.

Course Sequence

Year One

Fall Semester
Number Title Hours
HMP:5000 Professional Development Seminar 1
HMP:5005 Introduction to Healthcare Org. & Policy 3
HMP:5200 Healthcare Management 3
HMP:5315 Health Information Systems 2
MBA:8140 Corporate Financial Reporting 3
MBA:8180 Managerial Finance 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
Number Title Hours
HMP:5000 Professional Development Seminar 1
HMP:5230 Managerial Epidemiology 1
HMP:5310 Healthcare Quality Management 2
HMP:5320 Analytics for Healthcare Managers 3
HMP:5410 Health Economics I 3
HMP:6310 Human Resources Management in Healthcare 1
HMP:6410 Healthcare Financial Management 3
Total 14
Summer
Number Title Hours
HMP:5810 MHA Internship 1

Year Two

Fall Semester
Number Title Hours
MBA:8100 Business Acumen & Career Development 2
MBA:8110 Marketing Management 2
MBA:8120 Management in Organizations 2
MBA:8160 Managerial Economics 2
MBA:8190 Operations Management 2
CPH:6100 Essentials of Public Health 2
HMP:6610 Legal Aspects of Healthcare 3
Total 16
Spring Semester
Number Title Hours
MBA:8100 Business Acumen & Career Development 1
MBA:8200 Strategic Business Consulting 3
MBA:8220 Ethics and the Law 2
MBA:8300 Strategic Management & Policy 2
MHA or MBA Elective 2
Total 10

Year Three

Fall Semester
Number Title Hours
HMP:5610 Health Policy 3
HMP:6110 Strategic Planning & Marketing 3
HMP:6315 Healthcare Ethics 1
MBA:8100 Business Acumen & Career Development 1
MHA or MBA Elective 2
Total 10
Spring Semester
Number Title Hours
HMP:6150 MHA Integrative Capstone 3
HMP:6355 Leadership in Healthcare Organizations 2
MBA:8310 Business Integration 2
MHA or MBA Elective 3
Total 10

Totals

 
Hours
Required Hours 68
Elective Hours 7
Minimum Required Hours for Graduation 75