Master of Management and Science Course Description 

The Master of Management and Science program is designed to provide advance knowledge, skills and practical assimilation of the knowledge needed to be successful managers and leaders in the business and Science Communities. The research skills and knowledge acquired through the program allow students to be prepared for the challenges and competition associated with the business and science industries. The research work and practice acquired by the students prepared them to be well grounded and rounded for their profession and to get up to date knowledge of these industries. 

Health Care Administration - Select 7 Core courses below and 5 required courses from the management program Ė 36 Credits

HCA 7000 Program Development in Health Care (3)

This course examines principles and applications of management and organization theory as applied to healthcare organizations. This course is designed to serve the needs of students who have never had a course in financial accounting as well as students who have had an introductory financial accounting course without any health care applications. The course provides an understanding of current trends in information technologies for health care and management issues unique to it.

HCA 7010 Leadership & Management (3)

This course is designed to develop the ability to work with and through others in order to make effective contributions as a member of an organization. This course aims to maximize the leadership and management potential of the individual in their professional environment. It explores key leadership and management theories in the context of the practical skills through a series of workshops. The course emphasizes developing a leadership orientation, understanding critical leadership issues and developing appropriate leadership skills.

HCA 7020 Health System Management (3)

The aim of the course is to improve individual and/or entire populationís health through better management of health systems, formulation and implementation of health policies. This course will explore the effects of the changing health care environment on the physician, patient and health care manager. The focus of the course is on strategies for improving access of individuals and populations to quality curative, preventive and promotional care and is divided into modules that focus on the participants of the health care process and the process itself.

HCA 7030 Business Plan (3)

The course provides step by step explanations and templates for you to create, develop and write a great business plan. The students will learn some writing tricks to help them create a polished written plan without necessarily having to hire someone to write it. 

HCA 7040 Organizational Behavior (3)

The course brings an insight of the fundamentals in organizational behavior and management, with special focus on the human side of management and organization. The curriculum includes wide range of topics that are organizational culture, management of change, communication and conflict management, to name a few. The students are given an opportunity to develop the art of working with people as well as supervising them, besides formulating strategies to accomplish the tasks in the mentioned time frame.

HCA 7050 Managing Diversity in work place (3)

The course uses an interactive learning approach that will focus on problem solving and enable you to practically apply theory to develop positive workplace diversity practices. This program offers managers cutting edge diversity knowledge using skill-building technologies that promote an inclusive workplace culture for improved employee retention and also considers paradigms that limit and promote inclusion and what each individual student, employers and society as a whole can do to promote inclusive workplaces.

HCA 7060 Non-profit financial Management (3)

The course familiarizes the students with accounting essentials, the financial management cycle, budgeting, payroll, and reports and statements. This course will explore special issues related to nonprofit financials including accounting basics, budgeting, financial statement ratios, management controls, insurance administration, investment portfolio management and nonprofit income tax reporting processes. Throughout the course students will explore regulatory compliance and issues specifically related to not-for-profits.