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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Healthcare Administration/Business Administration MHA/MBA

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The joint degree in Healthcare Administration and Business Administration leads to the Master of Healthcare Administration/Master of Business Administration degree.  In addition to the grade-point average and GMAT requirements, entrance into this plan also requires the submission of a résumé, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of career goals. All materials must be received by the application deadline so that the applicant can be considered for admission. Only completed applications will be considered. The résumé, three letters of recommendation, and statement of career goals should be sent to the Office of Admissions, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058-1098.

Degree Requirements

Foundation requirements (3 hours)

Foundation requirement (3 hours)
BAPA 5031 Survey of Business Principles
Credit Hours: 3

M.H.A. Plan Requirements (36 hours)

Required Courses (36 Hours)
HADM 5033 Leadership of Organizations in Healthcare Administration
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 5131 Healthcare Human Resources Management
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 5232 Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations I
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 5233 Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations II
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 5333 Healthcare Economics
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 5335 Planning & Marketing Healthcare Services
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 5432 Healthcare Predictive Analytics
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 5731 Healthcare Quality
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 6132 Legal Aspects of Healthcare Systems
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 6235 Integrated Delivery Systems
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 6738 Seminar in Healthcare Policy and Leadership
Credit Hours: 3

HADM Electives (3 hours)

HADM Electives (3 hours)
Select one course (3 hours) from the following list: 
HADM 5531 Group Practice Management
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 6236 Healthcare Facilities Operations
Credit Hours: 3
HADM 6539 Graduate Residency in Healthcare Administration
Credit Hours: 3

MBA Plan Requirements (24 hours)

Required courses (24 hours)
ACCT 5131 Accounting for Administrative Control
Credit Hours: 3
BAPA 5131 The Global Environment of Business
Credit Hours: 3
DSCI 5431 Management Science and Operations
Credit Hours: 3
ECON 5136 Managerial Economics
Credit Hours: 3
FINC 5133 Corporate Finance
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 5032 Human Behavior in Organizations
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 6731 Strategic Management Seminar (Capstone)
Credit Hours: 3
MKTG 5332 Executive Decisions in Marketing
Credit Hours: 3
Optional Electives beyond degree requirements
HADM 6739 Internship in Healthcare Administration
Credit Hours: 3