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Health Administration, M.H.A.

The Master in Health Administration (M.H.A.) prepares graduates for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of nonprofit health care administration. The curriculum develops advanced executive abilities through a combination of core competencies and specialized areas of concentration.

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Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The program centers on interdisciplinary learning experiences that integrate classroom study, applied research, professional development, and field experience. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to act ethically and effectively in complex organizations and to transcend traditional boundaries in pursuit of prosperous, safe, and healthy communities. There are five concentrations available: finance, hospital administration, long term care administration, practice management, and a self-directed concentration for mid-career students.

Why Study Health Administration at Grand Valley?

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