The Master of Science Health Administration & Leadership (MSHAL) addresses the national call for health and human services leaders who understand and appreciate the complex nature of health care. This multi-disciplinary program creates a learning environment that promotes synergy among health leaders.
The MSHAL program includes theoretical and experiential learning opportunities, equipping regional health care leaders with the knowledge required to fill more advanced positions within their respective agencies. Core courses provide a sound foundation in health and organizational leadership with electives providing an opportunity to meet individual learning needs based upon career goals. Individuals in the MSHAL program will acquire knowledge and skills in:
This is an exciting time for healthcare management. Leadership roles in healthcare administration provide opportunities to make significant contributions to improving the health of the communities their organizations serve. Leadership roles often lend themselves as instrumental in shaping healthcare policy. As a result of the transformation taking place in the healthcare system, career opportunities for healthcare administrators are becoming more diverse. Healthcare is the largest industry in the United States, and the second largest employer. An education in healthcare administration and leadership can take you in many different and exciting directions. Typical work settings include:
Saginaw Valley State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.