Master - Organizational Leadership: Health Care Administration

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership with a specialization in Health Care Administration offered by Northcentral University offers you the tools to grow your both your leadership skills and health care industry knowledge in order to prepare for managerial careers. Learn more about this online master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Northcentral University's Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program in Health Care Administration allows students to explore various leadership theories and strategies and see how they apply to health care environments. The specialization courses cover common ethical and legal issues currently affecting health care in the U.S as well as the development process for health policies. Additional courses offer you the chance to compare health system from different countries around the world and see strategies for managing change and crises in organizations.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As an applicant to this Organizational Leadership master's degree program, you should have an interest in working in a health care organization and have strong leadership and communication skills. All applicants to Northcentral University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you must complete 30 credit hours. Eighteen credits will be from required foundational courses, 9 credits will be from specialization courses of your choice, and three credits will be from a research project.

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
MSOL 5000 Leadership Development and Practice
MSOL 5102Ethics and Decision Making
MSOL 5103People, Processes, and Organizational Health
MSOL 5104Leadership: Change, Crises, and Communication
MSOL 5105Leadership and Organization Strategy
MSOL 5106Understanding Data
Specialization Courses
MSOL 5301 Health Care Legal and Ethical Issues
MSOL 5302Health Care Policy Analysis and Development
MSOL 5303Comparative Health Care Systems
Capstone Course
MSOL 5110 Capstone Professional Project

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Northcentral University's MS in Organizational Leadership in Health Care Administration can help you prepare for leadership roles in a variety of health-related organizations. Depending on your career goals, you could seek positions in hospitals, private clinics, non-profit organizations, insurance companies, public health agencies, and more. Some of the positions you could pursue may include:

  • Health services manager
  • Hospital administrator
  • Managed care director
  • Public health administrator
  • Patient care director