Online MPA – Health Services Administration Concentration
Become an Ethical, Analytical Community Leader
100% online coursework
No GRE or GMAT requirement
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- Duration 1-2 years
- Cost per Credit $660
- Credit Hours 12
- Become a leader in health services
- Gain a competitive edge in health administration
- 100% asynchronous online format, eight-week terms
- No application fee
Become an Ethical Leader in Health Services Administration
Explore today’s most pressing global and public health issues with Calvin University’s online MPA degree with a concentration in Health Services Administration. Through a Christ-centered curriculum, you will build a solid foundation for a rewarding career in public health along with advanced problem-solving skills you can apply in the health services administration field. Courses for the MPA in Health Services Administration examine the ethics, history, and core functions of the field and will help you determine what is needed to improve public health in diverse communities.
The online MPA in Health Services Administration degree can be completed entirely online through Calvin’s virtual classroom. Because you will never be required to attend class on campus, you will have the freedom to learn on your time and complete your degree at a pace that works for your personal schedule.
Career Outlook: Leaders are Needed for Health Services Administration
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there’s a high demand for professionals in health services management. The field is projected to grow by 28% through 2031, which will create more than 136,000 new jobs.1 The online MPA with a concentration in Health Services Administration will prepare you for a variety of in-demand health services careers, plus competitive leadership roles in health services. Discover what jobs await you as a graduate of Calvin’s online MPA in Health Services Administration.
Potential career opportunities for graduates of the online MPA in Health Services Administration:
- Health Services Manager
- Executive Director
- Program Director
- Services Director
- Development Manager
Health Services Manager
Health services managers work to ensure the physicians of a hospital, medical department, or private practice office are meeting legal requirements and are providing patients with the most effective care. These professionals oversee the scheduling procedures and services offered by physicians, and also determine which medical technologies are best for their facility.1Career Outlook
Curriculum: The Building Blocks of Success for Health Services Administration
The online MPA with a concentration in Health Services Administration requires the completion of 12 total credit hours focused on the foundations of public and global health, ethics in healthcare, and medical legal issues.
Course Spotlight: PNA 514 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare
An examination of ethical and legal issues affecting health administration, including licensing and regulation, contracts, insurance, fraud and abuse, confidentiality, professional ethics, healthcare access, and patient care decision-making and consent.View Courses
Course Spotlight: PUBH 500 Foundations of Public Health
Public health is a multidisciplinary and vast field that seeks to protect, improve, and promote health and well-being among individuals, communities, and populations. Foundations of public health provides an opportunity to explore the profession—including its history, values and ethics, core functions, practice areas, and services. This course will prepare you for subsequent courses in the public health curriculum, providing you with a foundational understanding of how public health interacts with population health.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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You can complete the program in as little as one year. The concentration requires 12 credit hours, which can be completed within the 36 credit hours necessary to earn an MPA. To learn more about the curriculum, view our courses page.
You’ll complete three courses to finish the Health Services Administration concentration. View the courses.
The MPA program is only available online. This allows you to study in the times and locations best for you throughout the entire program without any requirements to come to campus.
You’ll complete 12 credits to finish the concentration in Health Services Administration and 36 credit hours total to earn your MPA. Review our curriculum.
Tuition is $660 per credit hour. To complete the MPA, you’ll need 36 credit hours for a total tuition of $23,760. Your concentration will fulfill 12 of these credit hours. Review our tuition page for more information.