Nov 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Health Care Administration and Policy


The health care industry is one of the three largest industries in the United States based on revenues, total assets or number of employees. Opportunities for employment in health care organizations are abundant in the Las Vegas Valley, other parts of Nevada, as well as in other areas of the U.S.A.

Job opportunities occur in the following types of organizations:

  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory care facilities
  • Sub-acute care facilities
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Medical practices or physician organizations
  • Insurance companies
  • Public health agencies
  • Managed care and accountable care organizations
  • Mental health programs
  • Public health programs
  • Consulting firms
  • Government health care agencies
  • Health and health care research facilities

Students in the Health Care Administration M.H.A. gain a broad view of the health care delivery system and develop an understanding of health and disease. They develop analytical skills through the curriculum including internships to prepare them for leadership positions in the organization, financing, delivery, and improvement of health care services.

Chris Cochran, Ph.D., Chair
Michelle Sotero, MPH, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
  

Program Information 

Health Care Administration and Policy Faculty  

Health Care Administration and Policy Courses  

Department Website

Plan 

Executive Master of Healthcare Administration  

Master of Healthcare Administration