Healthcare Administration (MGHA) Courses

Healthcare Administration

MGHA 427 Introduction to Healthcare Services
3 hours. Introduces the historical development and contemporary structure of healthcare services. Examines a wide range of delivery settings and providers, the role of government and regulatory bodies, sources of healthcare funding, and related current issues.
Prerequisite: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior.

MGHA 430 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare Services
3 hours. Studies the legal and ethical issues involved in the management and delivery of healthcare services, and the interrelations between hospital, physician, and patient.
Prerequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior, MGHA 433 Leadership for Healthcare Professionals.

MGHA 432 Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems
3 hours. Examines the evolution and structure of integrated healthcare delivery systems from the perspectives of quality, access, and costs. Explores issues related to urban versus rural settings, managed care, reimbursement, regulatory requirements, and institutional accreditation.
Prerequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior, MGHA 427 Introduction to Healthcare Services.

MGHA 433 Leadership for Healthcare Professionals
3 hours. Examines the theory and practice of leadership in healthcare settings and the critical knowledge and skills needed to be effective leaders in today’s complex healthcare environment.
Prerequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior, MGHA 434 Fundamentals of Managed Care.

MGHA 434 Fundamentals of Managed Care
1 hour. Explores the evolution and current trends in managed care, related public policy and market performance issues facing managed care, and the impact of managed care on healthcare affordability, quality, and utilization.
Prerequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior, MGHA 432 Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems.

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