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Master of Public Administration - Health Care Management

The Master of Public Administration program with an Emphasis in Health Care Management at Grand Canyon University provides students with the opportunity to develop administrative and leadership skills that will allow them to pursue employment in the public sector. Learn more about Grand Canyon University's Master of Public Administration program with an Emphasis in Health Care Management here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Health Care Management

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Program Prerequisites:

The Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Health Care Management program is designed for students interested in administrative and leadership roles in the health care sector. Though specific program requirements may vary, applicants to Grand Canyon University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

Grand Canyon University's Master of Public Administration program with an Emphasis in Health Care Management gives students the opportunity to study the role of government in the economy, effective and strategic human resources management, and public organization theory. Students also study leadership models that focus on serving the needs of others, public budgeting and finance, and UN guidelines on public governance, including matters of transparency and accountability. The program is designed to help students prepare for positions in health care management and offers coursework that examines legal and ethical issues and principles in health care, the economic, financial, quality and access factors that help define current health care models, cost-based managerial decision-making, and policies and economics within the health care industry.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

36 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid, including loan, grants, and scholarships, is available to qualifying students. Students can find out about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities from a Grand Canyon University Enrollment Counselor.

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Required Courses for a Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Health Care Management:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Public Administration

  • ADM 611: Public Organizational Theory (4 credits)
  • ADM 614: Economics for Public Administrators (4 credits)
  • HRM 635: Acquiring, Developing, and Leveraging Human Capital (4 credits)
  • LDR 630: Servant Leadership (4 credits)
  • ADM 624: Public Governance (4 credits)
  • ADM 626: Public Budgeting and Financial Management (4 credits)

Health Care Management

  • HLT 520: Legal and Ethical Principles in Health Care (4 credits)
  • HCA 525: Analysis of Contemporary Health Care Delivery Models (4 credits)
  • HCA 530: Health Care Policies and Economics (4 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

The Master of Public Administration program with an Emphasis in Health Care Management at Grand Canyon University can help prepare students to pursue management positions in the health care industry. Positions may be found at hospitals and health care facilities, government health care agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Some possible positions graduates may choose to pursue include:

  • Budget analyst
  • Director of development
  • Director of strategic planning
  • Human resources director
  • Administrator

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