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MASTER PROGRAM - 36 credits / 18 months

Master of Science in HealthCare Management

MUST University’s Master’s Degree in Health Care Management program is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skill sets, and skills needed to be effective health administrators and managers.

The provision of health services is undergoing rapid growth and change in the United States and around the world, a change that has accelerated in the 21st century. As a result, the responsibilities of administrators and health managers are being continually redefined. In this dynamic environment, organizations must manage continuous improvement and maintain the flexibility to respond to the latest challenges. This underscores the constant need for health professionals to monitor new knowledge and acquire new skills.

The Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA), a consortium of leading professional health associations, has identified five competency domains in which all healthcare administrators and managers must have proficiency for effectiveness in the workplace: communication and relationship management, leadership, professionalism, knowledge of the health environment, and business skills and expertise. master's degree in Health Care Management from MUST University adopted these five competency domains as its program learning outcomes. Therefore, students who graduate from the Master's degree in Health Care Management from MUST University will be able to:

• Communicate clearly and concisely with internal and external customers, to establish and maintain relationships and facilitate constructive interactions with individuals and groups.

• Inspire individual and organizational excellence, to create and achieve a shared vision and to successfully manage change to achieve the organization's strategic goals and successful performance.

• Align personal and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards that include patient and community responsibility, service guidance, and commitment to lifelong learning and improvement.

• Demonstrate understanding of the health system and the environment in which health managers and providers work.

• Apply business principles to the Health environment. Basic business principles include financial management, human resources management, organizational dynamics and governance, strategic planning and marketing, information management, risk management and quality improvement.

Program Breakdown

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Program Objective

Health management and public policies  

This line of research aims to guide health actions and services in all spheres of the United States government. It analyzes the interaction of the state and society, and the levels of public policy practices and health care management, offered to the population.
You underline:

• State, society and health production
• Public policies and health
• Management of health systems and services
• Health Cost Management

Systematization of production processes and workers’ health

This line of research aims to verify and propose public policies aimed at workers’ health. It aims to define methodologies that support the worker, in the prevention of accidents; work-related diseases and injuries; better working conditions (working hours and performance); management and participation of workers in the work process; psychosocial factors and technological and industrial risks. 
You underline:

• Chronobiology and work
• Work organization, risks and prevention of workers’ health
•Work accidents from socio-technical analysis to social construction of changes
• Evidence-Based Management in Health

Epidemiology of diseases, their aggravations and determinants

This line of research aims to investigate the occurrence, worsening and possible determinants of diseases. Investigate health-related conditions and events in specific populations, analyze their determinants and develop strategies for controlling and improving public policies in the health sector.
You underline:

• Evidence-Based Management in Health
• Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases
• Entomology in Public Health
• Epidemiology and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and Diseases


  • Have completed a bachelor’s degree course or have completed a course in the bachelor’s degree modality with a minimum duration of 8 semesters;
  • Have documents proving graduation (history and diploma) certificate of course completion.


Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
HCA520Healthcare Systems3
HCA521Organization Theory and Behavior in Healthcare3
HCA526Healthcare Policy Analysis3
HCA528Healthcare Quality Assessment and Improvement3
HCA529Quality Improvement Using Health Informatics3
HCA531Strategic Management of Healthcare Organizations3
HCA532Healthcare Management for Executives3
HCA533Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare3
HCA522Hospital Management3
HCA523Health Crisis Management3
HCA524Entrepreneurship in Healthcare Management3
HCA534Healthcare Management Capstone6

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