Now is the time to lead in health care. An aging population, expanded access to health care and a renewed focus on preventative care are all helping to make this one of the fastest growing industries and the largest provider of jobs in the United States. Strayer’s health services administration degree develops your managerial, technical and communication skills so that you can be part of the next wave of health care visionaries.
This is more than just an advanced health care degree. A Strayer health services master’s degree gives you advanced knowledge and fundamental skills in information technology, accounting, management, ethics and human resources to make you a well-rounded candidate in this dynamic field.
Health services administration graduates can move on to biotech firms, government health organizations and pharmaceutical companies that are charting the future of human health and bringing cutting-edge technology to the treatment and eradication of disease.
Develop effective strategic and marketing plans to position the organization for successA Degree with a Difference
A Degree with a Difference
Nearly 87% of Strayer master’s degree recipients responding to our survey said their degree had an impact on them meeting their professional or career goals.
— OIRAE Graduates Survey, April 2013
ADVANCE YOUR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION EXPERTISE.
Completion of Strayer University’s Master of Health Services Administration program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for licensure as a health care administrator in any state. Students pursuing professional health care certifications should contact their respective state health departments to confirm educational requirements before beginning the program.
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HSA 505-Health Services Strategic Marketing
Examines the principles and concepts of marketing as they apply to health care organizations. Discuss the nature of marketing strategy, the environment in which marketing operates, the consumer decision-making process, market research, the market mix (product, price, place and promotion) and monitoring and controlling the marketing process.
HSA 525-Health Financial Management
Get a background in the theory, tools and practical experience of health care financial management. Examines payment sources and reimbursement arrangements; the public and private financing of health care service organizations from both a theoretical and practical perspective; and emerging trends in the health care industry that affect financial decision-making. Topics include capital and debt financing, capital structure, financial planning, operating revenue, working capital, resource allocation and financial analysis of the industry. Review case studies for the opportunity to analyze a working health care organization.
HSA 530-Health Services Human Resource Management
Explore the management of human resources, with particular focus on health care services environments. Understand the key concepts, principles and practices of human resource management. Topics include recruitment; selection and retention practices; performance evaluation; employee training and development; compensation and benefits issues; promotion; job design and analysis; legal issues affecting the health care workplace; management/labor relations; and workplace safety within contemporary health care services organizations. Address trends in human resource management in health care.
HSA 535-Managerial Epidemiology
Prerequisite: HSA 525
Get a comprehensive introduction to epidemiology. Examine epidemiology concepts and tools as they relate to the improved decision making in health services. Review basic principles and apply them to health care management scenarios and case studies.
HSA 599-Health Services Administration Capstone
Examine the strategic management process and implementation of successful strategies in health care organizations. Exercise your analytic, integrative and decision-making skills through case analysis and decision making. A grade of B or higher is required.