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Program Details

Minimum admission requirements: Bachelor’s degree, undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or above on a 4.0 scale (overall or in last 60 hours), and submission of test results from GRE or GMAT or proof of active healthcare practitioner licensure. A committee will make decisions on approving applications to the program.

Required Courses (15 hours):

BA600 Organizational Behavior in Practice (HA300 or MG301)
BA656 Applied Human Resource Management (HA300 or MG301)
HA620 Methods to Methodology (PY271)
HA681 Health Administration Policy
Choose 1 from:
HA657 Applied Research Project in Healthcare (18 hours in this degree completed)
HA658 Internship in Healthcare (18 hours in this degree completed)
 
Options (Choose 1)
 
Communications (not available online)
HA585 Marketing for Health Services Organizations (HA300 or MG301)
PY555 Health Psychology
SC560 Organizational Communication
HL672 Health Promotion Programs
 
Quality and Patient Safety
HA520 Introduction to Healthcare Quality (HA300 or MG301)
HA525 Advanced Healthcare Quality (HA520)
HA530 Introduction to Patient Safety (HA300 or MG301)
HA535 Advanced Patient Safety (HA530)
 
Informatics (requires MI375 or equivalent prerequisites)
HA520 Introduction to Healthcare Quality
HA540 Healthcare Informatics (MI375 and HA300 or MG301)
HA545 Healthcare Database Systems (MI375 and HA300 or MG301)
BA630 Integrated Decision Information Systems (MI375 and HA300 or MG301)
_____choose any HA5xxx or HA6xxx course
 
Administration
HA510 Healthcare Operations (HA300 or MG301)
HA585 Healthcare Marketing
HA582 Healthcare Budgeting and Reimbursement (HA300 or MG301)
_____ Choose any HA5xxx or HA6xxx course
Choose 1 from:
EC585 Healthcare Economics (EC215)
HA550 Healthcare Risk Management
 
General
Choose 5 courses from options. At least 3 options must be represented

Minimum prerequisite courses: (all prerequisites require a C or better grade)

• MG301 Principles of Management OR HA300 Introduction to Healthcare Management
• PY271 Research Design and Analysis I OR Equivalent statistics course
• Informatics option, if selected will require MI375
• Administration option, if selected will require EC215

Contact

573.651.5116
mshcm@semo.edu
Dempster Hall 248
Office of Graduate Business Studies
One University Plaza, MS 5890
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701