Respiratory Therapists Move Into Leadership with the Masters in Health Administration
Respiratory Therapists have always played an essential role in the health care environment, but never more so that during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our new online Master of Health Administration degree provides a clear pathway for them and other health professionals who seek to move into leadership positions.
We recognize the difficulty that health professionals have in balancing life, work and career goals so the online degree is designed with that in mind.
About the Program
Part-time. The Master of Health Administration online program is delivered 100% online. Students take 48 hours over 3 years.
Fall 2020. Entrance will be available twice a year, Fall I and Spring I. Fall 2020 will mark the first entrance.
Small Class Sizes. The MHA online program is anticipated to support 20-30 students in each entrance class. UNTHSC offers a high quality program to candidates seeking a rigorous course of study.
Online Format. Classes are 8-week sessions delivered 5 times a year. Students will take 1 class each 8 week term and complete the course of study in 3 years.
Competencies. The Master of Health Administration Program has adopted a competency model informed by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. Three competency domains (Execution, Transformation, Values and Health Systems Awareness and Business Literacy) and twelve competencies within those domains guide the MHA Program curriculum.
Advisory Council. Since its establishment in 2010, the MHA advisory council has helped to shape the structure and direction of the MHA program. The council is made up of key stakeholders in the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex area, who share an expertise of healthcare management, as well as a commitment to educating the next generation of healthcare leaders. Their input and engagement is helping to make the UNTHSC MHA program the best in Texas.
Professional Partners. The MHA program maintains relationships with a variety of professional partners healthcare sites and organizations.
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MHA Frequently Asked Questions
The UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health is accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education and the Council on Education for Public Health.
This page was last modified on July 9, 2020