MPA in Health Care Management

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Grand Canyon University's Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Management program is designed to prepare you to work in the public sector. Learn more about the Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Management program at Grand Canyon University here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Grand Canyon University's Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Management program is available online and gives you the opportunity to develop administrative skills. Courses are designed to teach public organizational theory, goods and services allocation, income distribution, human capital management, servant leadership, public governance, public sector revenue and expenditure structure, and budget structure and administration. You also have the chance to learn about ethical dilemmas in health occupations, legal responsibility, workplace safety, contemporary health care models, and financial-analysis. Upon successful completion of this program you might be able to identify problems within the public sector and create solutions.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You must have your bachelor's degree before you enroll in the Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Management program at Grand Canyon University. You should also be interested in working in the public sector and holding leadership positions.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete 36 credits to earn the Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Management from Grand Canyon University. This program consists of nine courses that are each worth four credits.

Public Administration with an Emphasis in Health Care Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
ADM 611 Public Organizational Theory
ADM 614 Economics for Public Administrators
ADM 624 Public Governance
ADM 626 Public Budgeting and Financial Management
HRM 635 Acquiring, Developing, and Leveraging Human Capital
LDR 630 Servant Leadership
HLT 520 Legal and Ethical Principles in Health Care
HCA 525 Analysis of Contemporary Health Care Delivery Models
HCA 530 Health Care Policies and Economics

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you complete Grand Canyon University's Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Management program, you could seek health care administrative positions in the public sector. Your work might include overseeing health care facilities, including operations and health care delivery. Other responsibilities could include handling finances, public relations, or human resources.

Positions you might be able to pursue include:

  • Chief executive officer
  • Health administrator
  • Health care consultant
  • Health services manager
  • Hospital executive
  • Medical manager
  • Program administrator