The online MHA in Health Care Administration - Acute Care focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a variety of healthcare leadership positions and offers areas of emphasis in acute care, service organizations, and nursing home administration. The Health Care environment provides aspiring managers with an exceptional opportunity to offer meaningful and valued contributions in guiding healthcare transformation and reform. This unique accelerated program offers applied research and best practices to develop students into competent and articulate change agents. Through integrating management, applied theory, and continuum of care best practices the experienced faculty guide your leadership development through meaningful case studies, valued project work, learning forums, critical thinking and analysis of best practices.
This 36-credit online master’s program prepares mid-level professionals for some of the most challenging new roles in today's rapidly changing managed care environment. The Acute Care specialization teaches the skills to manage assessment and treatment of sudden or unexpected life-threatening injuries and illnesses.