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Students in Ohio Dominican University’s Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program develop skills and competencies for managerial positions in medical practice and other health services organizations and facilities. 

Students in ODU’s program gain knowledge of health care law, regulations and economics, and demonstrate strong leadership, analytical and decision-making skills.

Special emphasis is placed on strategic planning to better prepare students for managerial survival in the dynamic business environment that now permeates the health care industry.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates are able to:

  • Apply ethical standards in decision-making in a medical practice and other health organizations.
  • Engage in strategic planning and anticipate and manage change in a medical practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current health care technology and the potential benefits and drawbacks associated with its use.
  • Utilize skills and knowledge of the health care industry to adapt to future developments with potential impact to medical and health service providers.

Career Opportunities

ODU graduates with a master's degree in Healthcare Administration have a variety of career opportunities including:

  • Operations Director
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • President
  • Administrator
  • Director

Graduates will be prepared for executive leadership in health and medical organizations, including:

  • Physician practices
  • Hospitals
  • HMOs
  • PPOs
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Insurance companies
  • Home health care organizations
  • Accountable care organizations