Trinity University’s Health Care Administration Executive Program is designed to meet the educational needs of those individuals currently holding responsible positions in a health care organization. The Executive Program is a part-time, distance-learning experience designed for individuals employed full-time in the health care field. Because students must have prior management-level experience, the program fosters learning opportunities that integrate the theory and principles of health care administration with the richness of each participant’s practice setting. A detailed description of the Executive Program can be found at the department’s website.

Requirements for the master's

A Master of Science in Health Care Administration will be conferred by Trinity University upon completion of a course of study that includes  23 months to complete 41 credit hours. A class is admitted in the fall semester Students register for two to three courses (two to three credit hours each) in each of the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Each semester begins with a three- to four-day intensive on-campus session followed by regular teleconferencing, discussion boards and other synchronous and nonsynchronous sessions..  The specific courses shall be determined by the Chair of the Department of Health Care Administration in consultation with department faculty, and in accordance with the program’s competency model as required by its accrediting body, the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). 

The following courses are recommended:

Course IDCourse Description
HCAI-5220Statistical Analysis in Health Care Organizations
HCAI-5330Health Services Organization and Policy Spring Semester
HCAI-5223Information Technology and the Management of Health Care Organizations
HCAI-5221Operations Management in Health Care Organizations
HCAI-5231Health Care Organization Theory and Management
HCAI-5301Managerial Accounting
HCAI-5353Financial Management for Health Care Administration
HCAI-5340Policy, Population, and Innovation
HCAI-5356Seminar in Strategic Planning and Marketing
HCAI-5351Leadership I
HCAI-5313Economic Aspects of Health Care Administration
HCAI-5395Health Care Performance Improvement
HCAI-5360Leadership II
HCAI-5333Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration
HCAI-5380Health Care Human Resource Management

Contact Us

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  Edward J. Schumacher, Ph.D. (Chair)


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