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ODU's Healthcare Administration program emphasizes knowledge of healthcare law, regulations, and economics, strong leadership and analytical skills, and ethical decision making. 
In addition to the master's degree, Ohio Dominican also offers a graduate certificate in Healthcare Administration.
  • Graduation Requirements - Master's Degree
    • Students must be accepted as degree seeking in the Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program.
    • Students must complete all required courses (36 – 39 semester hours depending upon the need for the foundation courses).
    • Students must have a 3.000 or higher grade point average.
    • Students must complete their program within seven (7) years of acceptance.
    • Students must complete an Application for Graduation according to the dates published in the Academic Calendar. (Application forms are available through ODU Online.)
    • Students must make satisfactory payment of all tuition, graduation fee, library fines, and other financial obligations.
  • Course Requirements - Master's Degree

    The master's degree program consists of 36 credit hours, including a practicum, independent project, or course from another ODU graduate program. Additionally, students must take foundation courses* in three areas.

    Foundation Knowledge Courses Credits
    MBA 502 Survey of Business Statistics
    1
    MBA 503 Survey of Economics  1
    MBA 504 Survey of Accounting  1


    Core Course Requirements Credits
    MHA 510 Management Skills
    3
    MHA 520 Healthcare Operations & Management  3
    MHA 540 Healthcare Informatics  3
    MHA 610 Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Healthcare Management
    3
    MHA 612 Strategic Human Resource Management & Employment Law  3
    MHA 620 Marketing & Public Relations in Healthcare
    3
    MHA 630 Healthcare Finance
    MHA 640 Healthcare Economics
    3
    MHA 660 Ethics & Healthcare Services Management 
    MHA 670 Risk Management in Healthcare
    MHA 680 Leadership & Change Management  
    Selection one course from the following:
       MHA 600 Practicum
       MHA 720 Independent Project 
       A course from another ODU graduate program approved by Program Director or Chair of the Division of Business
    Total Credits Required 36 

    *Foundation courses in three content areas—accounting, statistics, and economics—is required. Students who have completed courses in each area do not need to take the foundation course sequence. Students enrolled in foundation courses must earn a B or better in each area prior to enrolling in more than 9 credit hours in the program. These students will be automatically enrolled during their first 16 weeks at ODU in the required foundation courses in addition to MHA 510, the first course of the program. Failure to successfully complete the necessary foundation courses and MHA 510 will prevent students from continuing in the MHA program.
  • Graduation Requirements - Graduate Certificate
    • Students must complete all required courses (15 semester hours).
    • Students must have a 3.000 or higher grade point average.
  • Course Requirements - Graduate Certificate

    The graduate certificate consists of 15 credit hours.

    Required Courses Credits
    MHA 520 Healthcare Operations & Management 
    MHA 540 Healthcare Informatics  3
    MHA 610 Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Healthcare Management
    3
    MHA 630 Healthcare Finance 
    MHA 640 Healthcare Economics
    3
    Total Credits Required 15